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Mark joined the Summit team in December of 2020. He’s been a physical therapist in Spokane for 11 years and earned his doctorate from Eastern Washington University in 2013. Mark has done advanced training in orthopedics and manual therapy; he is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) and a certified orthopedic manipulative therapist (COMT). Mark completed his fellowship with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and serves as a volunteer physical therapist for Team USA. His clinical interests include complex orthopedic conditions, sports injury rehabilitation, headaches, post-surgical care, overuse injuries, balance/fall prevention.


  • Complex Orthopedics
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Post-surgical Rehabilitation and Sports Injuries
    • Ankle
    • Shoulder
  • Spinal Dysfunction Rehabilitation
  • Work Injury Management Programs
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Balance and Fall Prevention

Education and Professional Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science-Pre Physical Therapy, Montana State University-2008
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University-2013
  • ASTYM Certified-2014
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)-2016
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT)-2017
  • Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator (CFCE)-2022
  • Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT) – 2024
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) – 2024

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Washington Physical Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopaedic Section
  • Team USA Sports Medicine

Personal Interests

In their free time, Mark and his wife Karen enjoy hiking, traveling, and spending time at the lake with friends and family.