Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Mark W. Maffet, M.D.

Dr. Mark W. Maffet

Dr. Mark Maffet

To request an appointment with Dr. Maffet, call 281-690-4678.

Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder and Knee
  • Reconstructive Surgery - Shoulder and Knee


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Office Phone: 281-690-4678
Fax: 281-565-8808

Dr. Maffet has 17 years of experience in Houston and Fort Bend County taking care of injured athletes at the professional, collegiate, high school and weekend warrior level. His vast training and background allow him to bring the latest methods of treatment to your injury. He is board-certified and specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder. In recognition of Dr. Maffet's commitment to excellence in orthopedics and sports medicine care, he has been selected as a Top Doc by Houston's H Texas Magazine and one of the Texas Monthly's 2011 Super Doctors.

Patient Stories


  • Undergraduate: University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Staff Positions

  • Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, 2010-Present
  • Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Founding Member, 1995-2010
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Full-time faculty, 2002-2010
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, 1995-Present
  • Medical Director, Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Residency, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Research Interests

  • Chapter author – "Orthopeadic Sports Medicine" – 2 editions
  • Biomechanics of the windmill softball pitch
  • Pioneered new techniques of ACL reconstruction
  • Discovered and classified new types of shoulder labral pathology
  • Pioneered new technique of arthroscopic shoulder repair
  • New graft types for ACL reconstruction

Team Affiliations

  • Houston Comets WNBA – Team Physician for 12 years
  • Houston Arena Football AFL – Team Physician for 7 years
  • Katy Arena Football AFL 2 – Team Physician for 2 years
  • Houston Baptist University – Team Physician for 17 years
  • Sweeny High School – Team Physician
  • Houston area High Schools

Patient Story: Jennifer Uschold

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