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.
Dr. Elzik has published multiple medical articles and given numerous lectures
at national meetings. He serves patients throughout south Orange County
and operates at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach. Some
of his surgical competencies include:
- Wrist Arthroscopy
- Finger, Hand, Wrist, Forearm, Elbow Trauma
- Pediatric Injuries
- Finger/Hand Replantation
- Microvascular Reconstruction
When not at work, Dr. Elzik is a fan of college basketball, water sports
and quality time at home barbecuing with friends and family.
Questions About Your Care
If you have a clinical question about your care, medication, or follow-up
needs, please contact the South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc. directly.
Fax: (949) 364-2110
* Please note that due to HIPAA Regulations, we cannot respond to you via
email. Once your email is received, you will receive a call from one of
our staff members at
South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc.