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Mark J. Fletcher, M.D.

Sports Medicine/Joint Reconstruction Specialist | Knee, Hip & Shoulder Surgeon

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Office Locations:
DarienNorwalk, Westport

Specialty Areas:
Hip, Knee, Shoulder Orthopedic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Computer Navigation/Mako Surgery, Direct Anterior Hip Replacements

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (recertified 2020)

Medical Licenses:

Dr. Mark J. Fletcher joined OrthoConnecticut in 2015. Dr. Fletcher earned his medical degree from The George Washington University in 1999. He completed his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Fletcher also completed a sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California. At USC he cared for the football, women’s basketball, and track and field teams. Dr. Fletcher is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. His special areas of interest include advanced arthroscopy of the shoulder/knee and total joint replacement. He is a former track and field athlete and a USA team member (javelin). Dr. Fletcher has been in practice since 2006.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, University of Southern California: 2006
  • Resident: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Philadelphia, PA: 2005
  • Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Philadelphia, PA: 2001


  • Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University; Washington DC: 1999
  • PreMed studies: Rutgers University; Newark, NJ: 1993-1994
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Colgate University; Hamilton, NJ: 1992


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Since: 2020
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (2021-2023)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2020-2022)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2021-2024)
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors (2021-2024)
  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 5% (2021)
  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2015)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2009-2015)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011-2013, 2015)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2 time USA team member (track and field, Javelin)
  • Coached athletes at 2 Olympic Games (2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing)

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Dr. Fletcher in the News

Team physicians for:

Bethel High School
Brien McMahon High School
Danbury High School
Danbury Hat Tricks
Danbury Junior Hat Tricks
Danbury Westerners
Housatonic Valley Regional High School
Immaculate High School
Joel Barlow High School
Millbrook School
New Milford High School
Newtown High School
Norwalk High School
Ridgefield High School
SoNo Ice House
Staples High School
The Hotchkiss School
Western Connecticut State University
Wilton High School

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