Meet Dr. Mark C. Callanan, Jr.

Mark C. Callanan Jr, MD is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. He treats musculoskeletal conditions resulting from injury, overuse, and arthritis, specializing in arthroscopic and minimally-invasive surgical techniques, which reduce post-operative recovery time and allow for an earlier return to work and play. He is also trained in cartilage restoration procedures, and the use and application of biologics to aid in injury recovery.

Dr. Callanan completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State University with a degree in Human Biology. Following his undergraduate work, he spent 2 years completing his master’s degree at Boston University while actively working in the renowned Harris Orthopedics Biomechanics and Biomaterials Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital focusing on hip arthroplasty research. He further continued his education at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids Michigan, where he was an elected member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program where he was selected to be chief resident at Massachusetts General Hospital his final year of training. He then completed his formal education with a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the Andrew’s Institute in Pensacola Florida where he trained under the renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and his highly skilled partners. The fellowship provided him with an immersive experience in operative and non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in many professional and collegiate athletes.  His team physician experience included coverage of Auburn University football and athletics, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos AA Baseball Team, as well as some of the local area high schools.

Dr. Callanan has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is actively involved in several ongoing studies. He has authored a book chapter, presented his research at national and regional meetings, and has received awards related to his research and academic pursuits including the prestigious John Charnley Award. 

He currently resides in Shreveport with his wife and their two dogs. He enjoys powerlifting, physical fitness, fishing, hunting, and most outdoor activities.