Mark E. Gittins, DO, FAOAO

Hip & Knee Reconstruction

Treating Patients in New Albany & Pickerington

Dr. Gittins is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthritis with extensive experience in outpatient joint reconstruction, including robotic-assisted knee joint replacement and direct anterior hip replacement.

Dr. Gittins received his bachelor’s degree from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. 

He attended medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri.

Upon completion of his Internship and Orthopedic Residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Gittins served an AO/ASIF Trauma Fellowship in Switzerland.

Dr. Gittins currently functions as a Clinical Instructor and Staff Physician for the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Orthopedic Residency Program.

Dr. Gittins has served as team physician for the USA Track and Field Team, Capital University, Big Walnut High School, and Pickerington North High School.

He has also served as an event physician for Ohio High School State Championships in various sports. Charity endeavors include serving as an Orthopedic Consultant for Heart to Honduras Medical Mission Group.

Dr. Gittins holds privileges at the Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, St. Ann’s Hospital, and Grant Medical Center.

He has served on the board of AOAO. Dr. Gittins’ interests include robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery, arthritis surgery, total joint replacement, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopy, sports medicine, and orthopedic surgical outcomes.

Board Certifications

Undergraduate School

Medical School



Profile Details


  • General Orthopedics
  • Hip Conditions
  • Knee Conditions
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Joint Replacement
  • Robotic-Assisted Knee Arthroplasty

The Team

Physician Assistant

Sarah Laub, PA-C

  • Undergraduate Studies
    Bachelor of Science in Biology, Wright State University: Dayton, OH Graduated: 2008
  • Graduate Studies
    Master of Science in Anatomy, Wright State University: Dayton, OH Graduated: 2011
    Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Marietta College: Marietta, OH Graduated: 2014

From Our Patients

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Please read what others are saying about Dr. Gittins.


4.7 based on 724 reviews



New Albany

5040 Forest Dr.
New Albany, OH 43054


1030 Refugee Rd., Suite 180
Pickerington, OH 43147


“I have had surgery with this doctor. He did a great job. He explains the procedure well and he cares about his patients. I will need another surgery on my left knee and I have no question in my mind that he will be the one who does it. He also helps the pain to be controlled after surgery.“

Roberta D.