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Mark H. Henderson, Jr., M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery

Mark H. Henderson, Jr., M.D.
Mark H. Henderson, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Mark Henderson joined Southern Maryland Orthopaedics in 1990. He was born in Arlington, VA and raised in McLean. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, completing a two-year Spanish-speaking service mission in the San Francisco Bay area after his freshman year.

Dr. Henderson received his four-year medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where he also interned for one year in Categorical Surgery. He continued his training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, completing a four year Orthopaedic residency. He trained in total hip and knee replacement surgery at the Rothman Institute and pediatric orthopaedics at the Alfred I. duPont Institute in Wilmington, Delaware.

Dr. Henderson was certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1992 and recertified in 2002. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS), a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FAAOS) and a member of the Maryland Orthopaedic Association (MOA).

As a member of Southern Maryland Orthopaedics, Dr. Henderson practices general orthopaedics. His practice emphasizes the treatment of sports injuries of the shoulder and knee as well the non-surgical and surgical care of shoulder, hip and knee arthritis and spinal degeneration. He offers less-invasive hip and knee replacement options and bilateral knee replacement. He also offers standard and arthroscopic methods for repair of shoulder injuries and rotator cuff disorders.

As the father of eight children, he is involved in a plethora of youth activities. He has been involved in Boy Scouts of America since arriving in 1990 and has coached basketball, volleyball and sailing. He specializes in high adventure pursuits that include whitewater kayaking, windsurfing, kiteboarding, diving, snowboarding and mountain climbing. He is an avid cyclist and has commuted regularly to work for the past 19 years, averaging over 2,000 miles/year.

Meet Our Physicians – Southern Maryland Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
Daniel J. Bauk, M.D.
Lloyd G. Cox, II, M.D.
Elizabeth G. Forrest M.D.
Mark H. Henderson, Jr., M.D.
Peter S. Johnston, M.D.
Michael T. Travis, M.D.
Patricia J. Turner M.D.
Lucas R. Wymore, M.D.
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