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Mark Jackson, PT, DPT, MPS, OCS with Cayuga Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine program at Island Health Center, recently passed the Orthopaedic Certified Specialist exam.

         

March 1, 2011 (Ithaca, NY) - Mark Jackson, PT, DPT, MPS, OCS with Cayuga Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine program at Island Health Center, recently passed the Orthopaedic Certified Specialist exam. He was recently recognized as a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics on February 9, 2011 at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Section Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. To earn board certification, candidates must submit evidence of required clinical practice in Orthopaedics and complete a rigorous written examination.

 

Jackson graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Master of Professional Studies with Distinction, with a major in Physical Therapy, and Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Summa Cum Laude, from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He joined Cayuga Medical Center three years ago. He provides care to people of all ages and has been in practice for 12 years. His specialties include: Orthopaedics (shoulder, spine, knee) and balance & vestibular (inner ear) rehabilitation. 

 

He is currently a faculty member in the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program at Cayuga Medical Center. Dr. Jackson is also one of the clinical instructors for physical therapy students who have their clinical rotations at Cayuga Medical Center. He is an active Member of the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA - since 1996), and a past Physical Therapist Delegate at the New York State Physical Therapy Association’s (NYPTA) Delegate Assembly. His awards include:  the Mary McMillan Scholarship Award (PT Professional Education Program Level), the National Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Award, and the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. 

 

Mark Jackson is now one of eight physical therapists at Cayuga Medical Center board certified in Orthopaedics. For more information, please call the Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine office at Island Health Center, 607-252-3500.

 

Cayuga Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University's Weill Medical College in New York City, the Rochester Heart Institute, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please visit cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.

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