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Mark Triffon, M.D.

Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Triffon is a specialist in the field of Sports Medicine with a practice that focuses on shoulder, elbow, and knee disorders.

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

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
Education
  • Undergraduate:
    Miami University
  • Masters:
    Wright State University
  • Medical School:
    The Ohio State University
  • Internship:
    Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
  • Orthopedic Residency:
    Pediatrics, Children’s Medical Center, Orthopedic surgery
  • Fellowship:
    Sports Medicine, Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
Titles, Honors & Awards
  • Titles
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Team Physician of NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, Rahal Letterman Racing, Columbus Land Sharks Professional Lacrosse, and Assist with care for the Columbus Crew
Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Infectious Disease Committee Member
Research & Teaching
  • Clinical Educator
    Mount Carmel College of Nursing
  • Research
    Published writer in the medical community including the American Journal of Sports Medicine

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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...
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...
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...