With his longstanding commitment to academic excellence, Mark E. Elzik, MD, brings that same focus to South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc, in Mission Viejo, California. A skilled, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Elzik specializes in surgery of the elbow, wrist, hand and microvascular system.
Dr. Elzik spent grew up in Orange County before moving to North Carolina to attend Duke University. He went to medical school at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, a medical honor society limited to the top 1% of medical students.
Dr. Elzik returned to California to complete his residency in orthopaedic surgery through the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He refined his surgical skills during a fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand Center, learning from world renowned hand surgeon Dr. A. Lee Osterman. Dr. Elzik was elected to the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) 2018 Physician of Excellence List.
As an accomplished surgeon, Dr. Elzik now shares his knowledge with others by lecturing at national professional events and publishing medical articles. He has a broad base of skills, and assists patients with surgical solutions to a wide range of orthopaedic issues.
When not at work, Dr. Elzik is a fan of college basketball, water sports and quality time at home barbecuing with friends and family.