Mark Dekutoski Makes Orthopedic Surgery Better

Dr. Mark Dekutoski

If you are wondering why the CORE Institute in Arizona actively sought out Dr. Mark Dekutoski to join them in their quest to better the field of orthopedic surgery, then pay close attention. They were anxious for him to join them due to his unique combination of unparalleled research prowess with his ability to treat patients very well, with an empathic tone and tons of compassion. Everyone who knows him also appreciate Mark Dekutoski’s eagerness to move his profession to the next level by teaching up-and-coming orthopedic surgeons the newest and most effective methods for treating patients, as well as how to make sure those methods are used to assist patients with regaining their health.

Prior to joining CORE, Dr. Mark Dekutoski, MD practiced for some time at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was more than a doctor, however, as he also was Chairman of the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine for a time. In fact, while there, he also developed their orthopedics curricula. Dr. Dekutoski also has been the Education Committee Chair for the AOSpine North America as well as for the Scoliosis Research Society.

Mark Dekutoski and His Take on Medical Research

Dr. Mark Dekutoski

Over the years, Dr. Mark Dekutoski has been a researcher, writer, collaborator and a reviewer for many different surgery-related medical journals. However, there is a lot more to his career than that, as he has also spent a lot of time serving as an editor with several of them. Among the most prominent journals he’s been associated with include the Journal of Spine Disorders and also the journal, Spine. In addition, he was once part of the editorial board for the Journal of Current Surgery.

Due to this long period of time researching and overseeing research, and absorbing so much information in the process from his time as a medical professional, Mark Dekutoski has demonstrated a strong tendency to improve the decision-making prowess of many other medical professionals and has played a key role in moving the entire field of orthopedic spinal surgery forward, into the future. These days, Dr. Mark Dekutoski can be found doing seminal research with the CORE Institute in Arizona. They are one of the most prominent and important research facilities in the country and they reached out to him to join them. While his research prowess is considerable, they were equally intrigued by his ability to treat patients with compassion as they were with his eagerness to push the medical profession forward.

How Dr. Dekutoski Makes a Difference

His medical career that now spans more than a couple of decades, so Dr. Mark Dekutoski MD has had a great career to look at and learn from. A world-renowned orthopedic spine surgeon, his skills as a surgeon are without question. However, he also is a researcher who is capable of leading breakthroughs in medicine that may have been beyond comprehension just a decade or two ago. He now works with the CORE Institute in Arizona, where he specializes in such areas as minimally-invasive spine treatments for adults and children with deformity-scoliosis, kyphosis, spine tumors, spondylolisthesis and disc degeneration.

Dr. Mark Dekutoski previously practiced at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he served as Chairman of their medical school and developed their Orthopedic curriculum. He served as Chair of the Scoliosis Research Society and AOSpine North America Educational committees, and he has been a member of the North American Spine Society and Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.

Over the years, Dr. Mark Dekutoski has conducted extensive research into the orthopedic surgery area, on his own and as part of research teams looking for major improvements in the area. Several of his papers have won awards in recent years, including the paper “The AOSpine North America Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Study: Perioperative complication rates associated with surgical treatment based on a prospective multicenter study of 302 patients,” which won Global Spine Congress Best Paper Award 1st Place from AOSPINE International.

CORE Institute Surgeon: Dr. Mark Dekutoski

To become a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic spinal surgeon, one needs to be dedicated and hardworking. There are many requirements involved and Dr. Mark Dekutoski has completed all of them. He is a wealth of knowledge and he brings that to his position at The CORE Institute. The CORE Institute is known for educating. This fact is one that drew him to the institute. He is an academic orthopedic spinal surgeon which only adds to his qualifications for the role he is fulfilling. Before joining them, he had the pleasure of working for more than twenty years at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. It was at this clinic that he gained a vast amount of experience both with patients as well as with colleagues.

Dr. Mark Dekutoski is very pleased to be a part of the list of surgeons that operate at The CORE Institute due to its reputation of excellence. The CORE Institute is noted as a pioneer, educator and leader in the spinal surgery field and as a world-renowned spinal surgeon, he is happy to be a part of the work that they are doing there both in education and in practice as it comes with a reputation of its own to be proud of and he is honored to be added to the roster of surgeons that practice there daily.

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