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Mark N. Halikis, M.D.

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About Dr. Mark N. Halikis

Dr. Mark Halikis is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has completed an accredited fellowship in hand surgery and earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in surgery of the hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a managing partner of Orthopaedic Specialty Institute of Orange County.

Dr. Halikis is an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine.
He is chief of hand surgery service at the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach and attending physician of the pediatric and congenital hand surgery service at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He is involved in orthopaedic resident education at both hospitals. He is chairman of the department of orthopaedic surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA.

Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Halikis graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in biological sciences from the University of Southern California. He attended the University of Southern California School of Medicine where he was made a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. He completed an internship in surgery and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, Irvine where he received the Orthopaedic Research Award. After residency, he fulfilled a fellowship in hand surgery at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Halikis has published peer-reviewed articles in laboratory and clinical research. He has made presentations of his research at national meetings and presented instructional courses in hand surgery internationally. Additionally, Dr. Halikis has written chapters on hand surgery for orthopaedic textbooks. He specializes in surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand, and has additional expertise in pediatric upper extremity problems.

Dr. Halikis is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as other regional orthopaedic surgery societies. He has received multiple awards for his education of orthopaedic residents and is involved in the instruction of hand therapists.

Education Medical Education - University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
Internship - UC Irvine Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - UC Irvine Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Washington University School of Medicine (Hand Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Contracture (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)