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Mark Hood, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon - specialist in Hip and Knee Surgery

Mark Hood, MDOrthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hood was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He obtained his undergraduate and master’s degrees at Purdue University. He then completed medical school and his orthopaedic surgery residency at Indiana University. After residency, Dr. Hood moved to Charlotte, North Carolina to complete his complex adult reconstruction joint fellowship at the highly regarded OrthoCarolina.

In his free time, Dr. Hood enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children along with exploring the outdoors, traveling, golfing, and grilling.

Dr. Hood is looking forward to serving and building a lasting relationship with the local community.

Dr. Hood specializes in:

  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Robotic and Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • Partial and Total Knee Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Replacement
  • Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Complex Revision Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Hip & Knee Joint Conditions
  • Orthopaedic Trauma and Fractures
  • Employment

    Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates
    Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction

    9/2021 – Present
    Greenville, SC

  • Education

    Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    OrthoCarolina

    7/2020 – 7/2021
    Charlotte, NC

    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    Indiana University School of Medicine

    7/2015 – 6/2020
    Indianapolis, IN

    Doctor of Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine

    7/2011 – 5/2015
    Indianapolis, IN

    Master of Science,Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
    Indiana University School of Medicine

    7/2010 – 5/2011
    Indianapolis, IN

    Bachelor of Science,Major: Chemistry, Minor: Mathematics
    Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis

    8/2006 – 5/2010
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Honors & Awards

    Indiana Orthopaedic Society Resident Research Award (2019)

    2nd Annual Lorraine E. & Raymond A. Gaffney Scholarship Award (2015)

    Students who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service

    Class of 1985 & Todd B Taylor Leadership Award (2015)

    GHHS Gerald Bepko Award for Excellence in Professionalism (2014)

    Gold Humanism Honor Society Member (2014)

    IUSM Annual Scholarship (2014)

    Franklin D. Tally and Susie H. Tally Scholarship (2013)

    Student Research Program in Academic Medicine Scholarship (2012)

    Hendricks Regional Health Scholarship (2011-2013)

  • Leadership

    Indiana Orthopaedic Society Board Member

    May 2018 – June 2020

    AAOS Residency Assembly Delegate

    October 2017 – June 2020

    IUSM GME Patient Safety Council

    September 2017 – June 2020

    Salvation Army’s Young Indianapolis Echelon Leadership Board, VP of Service

    July 2017 – June 2020

    Medical Undergraduate Mentoring PartnerShip (MUMPS)

    March 2014 – May 2015

    IUSM Curriculum Reform Musculoskeletal & Dermatology Team

    April 2013 – May 2015

    Orthopaedic Surgery SIG, President

    April 2013 – May 2015

    Indiana State Medical Association-MSS, Vice President of Operations

    April 2013 – April 2014

    American Medical Association-MSS, Vice President of Operations

    April 2013 – April 2014

    IUSM Second Look Program Ambassador

    April 2013

    IUSM Spring House Calls, Project Co-Chair

    March 2013 – May 2015

    Student Outreach Clinic, Operations Committee

    February 2013 – May 2015

    IUSM Service of Remembrance Medical School Representative

    October 2012

    Orthopaedic Surgery SIG, Research Chair

    April 2012 – April 2013

    Student Outreach Clinic, Development Committee

    January 2012 – February 2013

    IUSM Medical Student Mentor Program

    August 2011 – May 2015

    American Medical Association-MSS Class Representative

    October 2011 – May 2015

  • Publications

    Hood M Jr, Rowe TM, Valenzuela M, McBride B, Fehring TK. Arthrotomy Dehiscence Following Total Knee Arthroplasty with Barbed Suture: Should We be Concerned?. (Awaiting Submission).

    Dilley JE, Hood M Jr, Kheir MM, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Do Patients with Cementless Fixation Experience Greater Pain and a Slower Recovery After Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Matched Case-Control Study. (Awaiting Submission).

    Hood M Jr, Dilley JE, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Greater Blood Loss in Contemporary Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty despite Tranexamic Acid Use: A Matched-Controlled Retrospective Study. J Knee Surg. 2019 Aug 30.

    Kheir MM, Ziemba-Davis M, Dilley JE, Hood M Jr, Meneghini RM. Tourniquetless Total Knee Arthroplasty with Modern Perioperative Protocols Decreases Pain and Opioid Consumption in Women. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Nov; 33(11): 3455-3459.

    Fleischman M, Hood M Jr, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Tranexamic Acid and Computer-Assisted Surgery in Cemented and Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: Are the Effects Additive for Blood Conservation?. Surg Technol Int. 2017 July 25; 30:268-273.

    He Y, Childress P, Hood M Jr, Alvarez M, Kacena MA, Hanlon M, McKee B, Bidwell JP, Yang FC. Nmp4/CIZ suppresses the parathyroid hormone anabolic window by restricting mesenchymal stem cell and osteoprogenitor frequency. Stem Cells Dev 2013 22(3):492-500.

    Bidwell JP, Childress P, Alvarez M, Hood M Jr, He Y, Pavalko FM, Kacena MA, Yang FC. Nmp4/CIZ closes the parathyroid hormone anabolic window. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr 2012 22(3):205-18.

    Bidwell JP, Alvarez M, Hood M Jr, Childress P. Functional Impairment of Bone Formation in the Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis. Curr Osteoporos Rep 2013 June 11(2):117-25.

  • Books/chapters

    Masonis JL, Hood M Jr, Laude F, Mason JB. Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty in Developmental Hip Dysplasia. Direct Anterior Approach to Hip Reconstruction. 2nd ed. (Awaiting Publication).

    Hood M Jr, Curtin B. Complex Primary TKA Section: A primary TKA after high tibial osteotomy chronic nonunion with retained hardware. (Awaiting Publication).

  • Presentations

    Hood M Jr, Rowe TM, Valenzuela M, McBride B, Fehring TK. Arthrotomy Dehiscence Following Total Knee Arthroplasty with Barbed Suture: Should We be Concerned?. Lectureship, Charlotte, NC, July 2021. Podium Presentation.

    Hood M Jr, Dilley JE, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Greater Intra-Articular Blood Loss in Contemporary Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Even with Tranexamic Acid: A Matched-Controlled Retrospective Study. Garceau-Wray Lectureship, Indianapolis, IN, June 2019. Podium Presentation.

    Hood M Jr, Dilley JE, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Greater Intra-Articular Blood Loss in Contemporary Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Even with Tranexamic Acid: A Matched-Controlled Retrospective Study. Indiana Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, April 2019. Podium Presentation.

    Kheir MM, Ziemba-Davis M, Dilley JE, Hood M Jr, Meneghini RM. Tourniquetless Total Knee Arthroplasty with Modern Perioperative Protocols Decreases Pain and Opioid Consumption in Females. AAOS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2018. Poster Presentation. 

    Kheir MM, Ziemba-Davis M, Dilley JE, Hood M Jr, Meneghini RM. Tourniquetless Total Knee Arthroplasty with Modern Perioperative Protocols Decreases Opioid Consumption. Clinical Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 2017. Podium Presentation.

    Hood M Jr, Dilley JE, Warth LC, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini RM. Greater Intra-Articular Blood Loss in Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Even With Tranexamic Acid. Garceau-Wray Lectureship, Indianapolis, IN, June 2017. Podium Presentation.

    Childress P, Hood M Jr, Alvarez M, Bidwell JP. Nmp4/CIZ suppression of parathyroid hormone (PTH)-induced bone formation: repression of both osteoprogenitors and mature bone cells. American Medical Association-MSS Annual National Conference, Honolulu, HI, November 2012. Poster Presentation.

    Childress P, Hood M Jr, Alvarez M, Bidwell JP. Nmp4/CIZ suppression of parathyroid hormone (PTH)-induced bone formation: repression of both osteoprogenitors and mature bone cells. IUSM Annual Student Research Program in Academic Medicine Research Day, October 2012. Podium Presentation.

    He Y, Childress P, Hood M Jr, Alvarez M, Kacena MA, Hanlon M, McKee B, Bidwell JP, Yang FC. Enhancing Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Osteoporosis Therapy. IUSM Annual Student Research Program in Academic Medicine Poster Symposium, August 2012. Poster Presentation.

    Hood M Jr, Nurok D. Separation of Peptides by Pressurized Planar Electrochromatography using TLC Plates Impregnated with Polyoxyethyleneglycol Dodecyl Ether. IUPUI School of Science Annual Research Day, May 2010. Poster Presentation. 

    Hood M Jr, Nurok D. Separation of Peptides by Pressurized Planar Electrochromatography using TLC Plates Impregnated with Polyoxyethyleneglycol Dodecyl Ether. IUPUI School of Science Annual Capstone in Chemistry Symposium, April 2010. Podium Presentation. 

  • Membership

    American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

    July 2020 – Present

    International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons

    April 2017 – Present

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    July 2015 – Present

    American College of Surgeons

    July 2015 – Present

    American Medical Association

    August 2011 – Present

    American Association for the Advancement of Science

    September 2010 – Present

    Indiana Orthopaedic Society

    July 2015 – June 2020

    Indiana State Medical Association

    August 2011 – June 2020

    American College of Physicians

    August 2011 – May 2015

    Indiana Physiological Society

    October 2010 – May 2015

Mark Hood, MD
  • 220 Roper Mountain Road Ext
    Greenville, SC 29615

  • 115 Deacon Tiller Ct.
    Duncan, SC 29334

  • 1330 Boiling Springs Rd,
    Ste 1600

    Spartanburg, SC 29303

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