Mark S. Myerson, M.D.

Medical Director, The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy
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Mark S. Myerson, M.D., is world renowned as a leader and pioneer in advancing foot and ankle reconstruction techniques. Dr. Myerson has worked tirelessly throughout his career to find new and innovative techniques for foot and ankle surgery. His extensive research on osteoarthritis, sprained ankle, Achilles tendinitis and total ankle replacement has led to the development of foot and ankle treatments that have become the standard of care for many hospitals. Patients from across the Baltimore region and the U.S. seek Dr. Myerson’s expert care and dedication to clinical excellence.

When faced with a foot or ankle injury, many patients believe Dr. Myerson is the best of the best. Professional athletes have trusted Dr. Myerson to help them return to their elite level of play. From football players to ice skaters, Dr. Myerson has provided athletes the best chance to get back on the field or rink. Parents find hope in Dr. Myerson’s skills in recognizing how to relieve their children’s foot and ankle pain associated with rare birth defects. Others who endured workplace or traumatic accidents that crush the foot or ankle have been restored from their debilitating injuries and enjoy their daily activities.

World Renowned Surgeon

Dr. Mark Myerson is one of the world’s foremost experts for foot and ankle surgery. Orthopedic surgeons from around the world turn to Dr. Myerson for his foot and ankle surgery expertise and direction. These surgeons who are looking to increase their knowledge and skills in foot and ankle surgery often are hosted by Dr. Myerson at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy for education forums and are invited to observe live surgery.

Leadership in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

Dr. Mark Myerson founded The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore to provide patients the best possible care for their foot and ankle conditions. As Medical Director, Dr. Myerson leads a team of expert foot and ankle surgeons, some of whom completed their Foot and Ankle Fellowships under Dr. Myerson’s guidance. He has expanded foot and ankle services to also include on-site orthotics and access to medical equipment to improve recovery for patients.

Pioneer in Foot and Ankle Surgery for Improved Patient Outcomes

Dr. Mark Myerson pioneered surgical techniques that have revolutionized the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of disorders of the foot and ankle. Patients turn to Dr. Myerson for his expert skills in providing one-of-a-kind treatment options for foot and ankle injuries ranging from the routine to the complex.

Distinguished Researcher, Author and Teacher

Dr. Mark Myerson’s research and dedication to finding the best solutions for foot and ankle injuries has lead to his authoring two foot and ankle textbooks: Foot and Ankle Disorders and Current Therapy in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Myerson also has authored various chapters in scientific textbooks and is published in numerous professional and medical journals. He is frequently invited to speak at medical symposiums. Dr. Myerson leads a prestigious Fellowship program that trains orthopedic surgeons to become foot and ankle specialists.

Top Rated Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Dr. Mark Myerson has been recognized for his dedication to providing his patients the best clinical expertise as well as compassionate care by being named:

  • Top Doctor in the Orthopedic/Foot and Ankle specialty by Baltimore magazine
  • Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Media through U.S. News & World Report    
  • "Pioneer in Orthopedics" by Orthopedics Today 

View Dr. Myerson's CV.

Education & Fellowships
  • FellowshipHospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
  • ResidencySinai Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • InternshipGroote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Medical DegreeUniversity of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Patient Stories
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Associations & Memberships
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, Past President and Former Board Member
  • Maryland Orthopedic Society, Past President
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • British Orthopedic Foot Surgery Society
  • Maryland Medical and Chirurgical Society
  • Baltimore City Medical Society
  • Eastern Orthopedic Association
  • Academic Orthopedic Society
  • American Orthopedic Association (AOA)