Sports Medicine Arthroscopy

The reason Dr. Mark Adickes decided to pursue a career in medicine after leaving the NFL is to have the opportunity to help people recover from some of the same injuries he dealt with during his 10 year career as a professional athlete. He has the unique perspective of understanding medicine from the viewpoint of the elite athlete, the patient and the physician. After enduring several surgeries and struggling through months of rehab Dr. Adickes brings a rare skill set to his patient interactions.

His goal is to provide the active patient, whether a professional, competitive or recreational athlete, with the treatment required to return to the activity level they desire in a safe, timely and effective manner. A thorough sports medicine evaluation, including state of the art imaging techniques, will determine each patient’s diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan will be formulated. If necessary, patients will be offered cutting-edge, minimally invasive treatment strategies that allow for a rapid and full return to desired activities.

Dr. Adickes

Mark Adickes, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Mark Adickes was raised all over the world as the son of an Army chaplain. He attended high school in Berlin and Munich Germany and graduated from Killeen high school in central Texas where his father was stationed at Fort Hood. Dr. Adickes excelled in sports and received a football scholorship to attend Baylor University. At Baylor he appeared in three bowl games and in his senior year was the team captain and honored as a first team All-American. He received a BBA in management and marketing upon his graduation from Baylor.

Football was career number one for Dr. Adickes after being drafted in the first round by both the NFL and the USFL. He played 2 years with the LA Express in the USFL protecting quarterback Steve Young followed by four seasons with Kansas City Chiefs and three more with the Washington Redskins. His professional football career culminated with a Super Bowl Championship with the Washington Redskins.

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Dr. Adickes’ ultimate goal as a physician is to heal and he approaches every patient with a curious mind and a dogged determination to achieve that goal. He often tells his patients, “I will treat your problem as if it were my own or that of a family member.” When seeking treatment for an injury one cannot ask for more.

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