icon-physicians-largeMark E. Gittins, D.O., Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Gittins is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Arthritis with extensive experience in outpatient joint reconstruction including the direct anterior hip replacement. Dr. Gittins received his bachelor’s degree from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. He attended medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. Upon completion of his Internship and Orthopedic Residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Gittins served an AO/ASIF Trauma Fellowship in Switzerland.

Dr. Gittins currently functions as Clinical Instructor and Staff Physician for the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Orthopedic Residency Program. Sports Medicine occupies Dr. Gittins time as team physician for USA Track and Field Team, Capital University and Big Walnut High School. He also has served as event physician for Ohio High School State Championships in various sports. Charity endeavors include serving as an Orthopedic Consultant for Heart to Honduras Medical Mission Group.

Dr. Gittins holds privileges at New Albany Surgical Hospital and St. Ann’s Hospital, and is currently on the board of AOAO. Dr. Gittins interests include arthritis surgery, total joint replacement, knee joint vibrations, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopy, sports medicine and orthopedic surgical outcomes.


  • Board Certification
    American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery #1076, 09/94
  • Undergraduate
    Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana; B.A.
  • Medical School
    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri; D.O.
  • Residency
    Doctors Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowships
    AO/ASIF Trauma Fellowship in Switzerland.

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Physician Assistant

Antonia Artise, PA-C

  • Undergraduate
    Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA; Physician Assistant Science Program, Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Graduate
    Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA; Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant

Sarah Laub, PA-C

  • Undergraduate Studies
    Bachelor of Science in Biology, Wright State University: Dayton, OH Graduated: 2008
  • Graduate Studies
    Master of Science in Anatomy, Wright State University: Dayton, OH Graduated: 2011
    Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Marietta College: Marietta, OH Graduated: 2014

Ratings and Comments

4.6 out of 5 (4 comments)


Doc was wonderful. He was personal, caring, down to earth in explaining and couldn’t have done more . He was great.


Very pleasant experience with Dr. Gittins and all of his staff. Cam has been very helpful and great to work with me, very friendly lady!





Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine