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Mark Triffon, M.D.

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Dr. Mark Triffon is a specialist in the field of Sports Medicine with a practice that focuses on shoulder, elbow, and knee disorders. Prior to his tenure as an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at The Ohio State University Department of Orthopedics and Division of Sports Medicine, Dr. Triffon ran a successful private practice in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Tennessee and also was a clinical instructor of orthopedics and rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Triffon serves as Team Physician for Columbus Blue Jackets and Rahal Letterman Racing, and he assists with care for Columbus Crew.

Dr. Triffon offers expert care in the following areas:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Fractures & Orthopedic Care
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Knee Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma Specialist
  • Arthritis Prevention & Management

Related Blog Articles

  • Healthy hamstrings key to staying in the action this indoor soccer season

    By Mark J. Triffon, M.D.

    As indoor soccer games are gearing up this winter, so is the frequency of players’ hamstring injuries. Coming in from cold weather and being less active during winter months, hamstring muscles are rarely warmed up enough to endure the aggressive spurt of sprints and cuts associated with indoor soccer. Consequently, many players’ indoor seasons are cut short due to painful hamstring injuries.

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  • HEALTHY SHOULDERS ESSENTIAL TO GOALKEEPERS’ OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE

    By Mark J. Triffon, M.D.

    Although not as frequent as lower extremity injuries, soccer players occasionally suffer upper extremity injuries, such as clavicle fractures, wrist fractures, A-C joint separations (shoulder separations) and finger injuries during match play.

    Shoulder injuries on the soccer field most often occur among goalkeepers as they often throw the ball great distances.

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  • Proper training helps keep the “spring” in your step

    By Mark J. Triffon, M.D.

    After an unusually cold winter, most people are itching to get outdoors and start shedding those winter blahs and the extra pounds that came with them. Sports medicine experts urge athletes and active adults not to work their bodies too hard or too fast.

    Whether you are a professional athlete or just trying to stay in shape, remembering the fundamentals of proper training will not only improve athletic performance, but also prevent injury.

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More About Dr. Triffon

Undergraduate:
Bachelor's degree in chemistry from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Masters:
Master’s candidate in anatomy at Wright State University
Medical Degree:
The Ohio State University
Internship:
Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, N.Y
Residency:
Pediatrics, Children’s Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio; Orthopedic surgery, University of Southern California
Fellowship:
Sports Medicine, Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
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