About Mark Fleming, DO

Dr. Fleming is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Trauma surgeon specializing in the treatment of patients that have sustained trauma to the musculoskeletal system including injuries to the extremities, pelvis and acetabulum.

He earned his osteopathic medical degree and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Michigan State University affiliated programs. He completed his fellowship at the University of Minnesota Twin City Orthopedic Trauma Program.

Dr. Fleming is a retired US Navy Captain and previously served as the Director of Orthopedic Trauma at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center managing casualties from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has received numerous military and civilian awards during his career including being named a Master Clinician at Walter Reed and Orthopedic Teacher of the Year at the University of Southern California. Dr. Fleming's philosophy for managing his orthopedic practice is to provide quality and compassionate patient care, education, research and service.

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Orthopaedic Trauma Service
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Building for Outpatient Care
Suite 3C
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-9111
Fax: 617-726-8214

Medical Education

  • DO, Michigan State University
  • Residency, Mount Clemens Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Regions Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. Fleming's research interest focuses on the prevention and management of trauma related musculoskeletal infections, developing strategies to address composite tissue injuries to the extremities and diagnostic modalities used in orthopedic trauma patient management.


  • See my complete list of publications.

    • Erdman MK, Gibbs SJ, Tucker DW, Lee AK, Fleming ME, Marecek GS. Radiographic detection of lateral plateau involvement in medial tibial plateau fractures (AO/OTA 41-B1.2, 1.3, 3.2 and 3.3). Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2021 Sep 23.
    • Erdman MK, Munger AM, Brown M, Schellenberg M, Tucker D, Inaba K, Fleming ME, Marecek GS. Injury and treatment patterns of ballistic pelvic fractures by anatomic location. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2021 Jan;31(1):111-119.
    • Gibbs S, Carney J, Erdman MK, Telis A, Lee AK, Fleming ME, Lee J, White E, Marecek GS. Standard Versus Low-Dose Computed Tomography for Assessment of Acetabular Fracture Reduction. J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Sep;34(9):462-468.
    • Kabirian N, Jiang D, Fleming CME, Marecek GS. Restoring Condylar Width: Radiographic Relationship Between the Lateral Tibial Plateau and Lateral Femoral Condyle in Normal Adult Knees. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Apr;33(4):180-184.
    • Rodriguez CJ, Tribble DR, Malone DL, Murray CK, Jessie EM, Khan M, Fleming ME, Potter BK, Gordon WT, Shackelford SA. Treatment of Suspected Invasive Fungal Infection in War Wounds. Mil Med. 2018 Sep 1;183(suppl_2):142-146.
    • Donohoe S, Alluri RK, Hill JR, Fleming M, Tan E, Marecek G. Impact of Computed Tomography on Operative Planning for Ankle Fractures Involving the Posterior Malleolus. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Dec;38(12):1337-1342.

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