Mark A. Tait, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Primary Appointment Location
Orthopaedic Clinic on Autumn Road
600 Autumn Road
Little Rock, AR 72211
About Dr. Tait
Dr. Mark Tait is an assistant professor specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery with an emphasis on microsurgery, brachial plexus injuries, and nerve injuries. He treats both adults and children at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
He graduated with Honors from Brigham Young University. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery through UAMS and ACH graduating in 2015. He was selected to attend the AOA resident leadership forum and was given the Carl Nelson Resident Leadership Award. He completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC with Dr. Glenn Gaston, a hand consultant for the Carolina Panthers and NASCAR. He received further training in brachial plexus and nerve injuries on a traveling fellowship with Dr. Christophe Oberlin in Paris, France.
He is involved in clinical and research endeavors focusing on sports and traumatic injuries to the hand, elbow, and nerves of adult and pediatric patients. He has a special interest in brachial plexus, tetraplegia, peripheral nerve injuries, and microsurgery. He is also interested in improving function of upper extremity amputees through the use of a myoelectric prosthesis. His research has been published in peer reviewed medical journals and his research has been presented at various forums and meetings around the country. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society of Surgery of the Hand.
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Dr. Tait's Academic Background
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Assistant Professor
Education and Training
Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- Medical School
- University of Missouri
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Tait's Research
Research InterestsHe is involved in clinical and research endeavors focusing on sports and traumatic injuries to the hand, elbow, and nerves of adult and pediatric patients. He has a special research interest in brachial plexus, tetraplegia, peripheral nerve injuries, and microsurgery.
UAMS Research Profile
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Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Dr. Tait
UAMS Health providers care for a broad range of conditions, some of which may not be listed below.
- Axillary Nerve Palsy
- Brachial Plexus Conditions and Injuries
- Brachial Plexus Palsy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Elbow Injuries
- Hand and Arm Fractures
- Hand Deformities
- Hand Injuries
- Orthopaedic Trauma
- Peripheral nerve injuries
- Trigger Finger
- Upper Extremity Dysfunctions
- Upper Extremity Loss of Function
- Upper Extremity Trauma
- Wrist Injuries
Medical Treatments and Procedures Performed or Prescribed by Dr. Tait
UAMS Health providers perform and prescribe a broad range of treatments and procedures, some of which may not be listed below.
Dr. Tait's Areas of Expertise
At UAMS, our fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeons care for acute injuries and chronic conditions of the hand, wrist, finger, and forearm.
UAMS Health is recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise in orthopaedics.
Locations Where Dr. Tait Practices
Orthopaedic Clinic on Autumn Road , Primary Location
600 Autumn Road
Little Rock, AR 72211
4301 W. Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
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