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Mark joined the Summit team in December of 2020. He’s been a physical therapist in Spokane for 9 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 orthopedics specialist (OCS) and a certified manual physical therapist (CMPT). His clinical interests include complex orthopedic conditions, sports injury rehabilitation, headaches, post-surgical care, overuse injuries, balance/fall prevention. Mark is currently a Fellow in Training with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) and serves as a volunteer physical therapist for Team USA.


  • 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┬áScience-Pre Physical Therapy, Montana State University-2008
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University-2013
  • ASTYM Certifies-2014
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists (OCS)-2016
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT)-2017
  • Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator (CFCE)-2022
  • Fellow in Training-North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy

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 enjoys riding their bikes, hiking, reading, traveling, and spending time at the lake with friends and family.