Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Mark E. Franklin, M.D.

Mark E. Franklin, M.D.

Dr. Mark E. Franklin

Dr. Mark E. Franklin

To request an appointment with Dr. Franklin, call 281-427-7400.

Specialties & Interests

  • Athroscopic reconstructive procedures of the shoulder
  • Joint replacement procedures of the knee, hip and shoulder


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Office Phone: 281-427-7400

Mark E. Franklin, M.D., is a general orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in arthroscopic and adult reconstructive surgery.

A native of Texas, Dr. Franklin attended Texas A&I University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. His Medical Doctorate was received from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He continued on at the University of Texas to complete both an internship in general surgery and an orthopedic surgical residency. As Chief Resident, he was awarded the Resident Scholarship Award.

Dr. Franklin's interests include arthroscopic reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and knee as well as joint replacement procedures of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He has served the Greater Houston area for over 20 years and was instrumental in the development and implementation of The Joint Program at San Jacinto Houston Methodist Hospital. He has an extensive background in management of fractures and traumatic injuries. Doctor Franklin has been recognized by the Castle Connolly's peer review survey as a "Top Doctor" in 2011 as reported by U.S.News & World Report.

In addition to his Texas medical license, Dr. Franklin is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


  • Undergraduate: Texas A&I University
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston


  • General Surgery Internship, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Orthopedic Surgical Residency, University of Texas Medical School at Houston


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (fellow)
  • Houston Orthopedic Society
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Hospital Appointments

  • Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Triumph Hospital-East
  • San Jacinto Surgery Center

Faculty Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

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