Committees / Organizations

  • North American Spine Society
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association

Mark Flood, D.O.

Chief of Surgical Innovation, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Profile Overview

Dr. Flood embarked upon his first solo practice at the Spine and Orthopedic Specialists of Texas, where he provided comprehensive spine surgery treatment for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions of the spine. By 2003, he expanded the scope of his practice, initiating his second solo practice at Arboretum Spine and Orthopedics in Austin, Texas.

In 2006, Dr. Flood merged two of his areas of expertise and became the director and a founding member of the Center for Spinal Disorders and Pediatric Orthopedics in Mesa, Arizona. During this time, he also served as the director of the Pediatric Orthopedic Division of Banner Children’s Hospital in Mesa. He joined Laser Spine Institute’s talented team
of surgeons in 2008. As Chief of Surgical Innovation at Laser Spine Institute, Dr. Flood continuously engages in research, writing scientific papers and presenting to respected associations.


Flood MA. Risk Factors for Continued Progression of Congenital Scoliosis after Surgical Intervention.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 2007 annual meeting. San Diego, CA. 2007. PODIUM

Flood MA, Haynes RJ, Huang R, Sullivan E. Analysis of in situ Fusion with and without Instrumentation for Congenital Scoliosis.
Houston Shriners Hospital Experience. 2006.

Flood MA, Fisk JR. Progressive Kyphotic Deformity from Thoracic Fracture — Dislocation Associated with Sterno- Manubrial Fracture Dislocation.
A Case Report and Literature Review. 1999.