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Mark Tait

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentOrthopaedics Surgery, College of Medicine
DivisionOrthopaedics Surgery Faculty
AddressJ421 Jones Eye Institute
4104 Outpatient Circle
Mail Slot # 531
Little Rock AR 72205
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    Dr. Mark Tait is an assistant professor specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery with an emphasis on microsurgery, brachial plexus injuries, and nerve injuries. He treats both adults and children at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

    He graduated with Honors from Brigham Young University. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery through UAMS and ACH graduating in 2015. He was selected to attend the AOA resident leadership forum and was given the Carl Nelson Resident Leadership Award. He completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC with Dr. Glenn Gaston, a hand consultant for the Carolina Panthers and NASCAR. He received further training in brachial plexus and nerve injuries on a traveling fellowship with Dr. Christophe Oberlin in Paris, France.

    He is involved in clinical and research endeavors focusing on sports and traumatic injuries to the hand, elbow, and nerves of adult and pediatric patients. He has a special interest in brachial plexus, tetraplegia, peripheral nerve injuries, and microsurgery. He is also interested in improving function of upper extremity amputees through the use of a myoelectric prosthesis. His research has been published in peer reviewed medical journals and his research has been presented at various forums and meetings around the country. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society of Surgery of the Hand

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    1. Bracey J, Morell S, Tait M, Frazier GT, Wyrick TO. Assessment of Telemedicine and Phone Consultation Effects on Rate of Hand Transfers to Trauma Centers and Specialty Services Referrals. Hand (N Y). 2023 06; 18(4):668-672. PMID: 34569341.
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    2. McKnight RR, Tait MA, Bracey JW, Odum SM, Lewis DR, Gaston RG. Retrospective Comparison of Capitolunate Arthrodesis Using Headless Compression Screws Versus Nitinol Memory Staples for SLAC and SNAC Wrist: Radiographic, Functional, and Patient-Reported Outcomes. Hand (N Y). 2023 01; 18(1):113-121. PMID: 33789517.
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    3. Young SG, Hayes CJ, Aram J, Tait MA. Doctor hopping and doctor shopping for prescription opioids associated with increased odds of high-risk use. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2019 08; 28(8):1117-1124. PMID: 31168860.
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    4. Bracey JW, Tait MA, Hollenberg SB, Wyrick TO. A Novel Telemedicine System for Care of Statewide Hand Trauma. Hand (N Y). 2021 03; 16(2):253-257. PMID: 31142147.
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    5. Connelly JO, Tait MA, Bracey JW, Gilley JH, Pandey T, Ram R, Ahmadi S. A Cadaveric Study of Cutaneous Vascular Anatomy about the Elbow Using Computed Tomography Angiography. Clin Anat. 2019 May; 32(4):509-514. PMID: 30784119.
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    6. Tripod M, Tait M, Bracey J, Sexton K, Beck W, Wyrick TO. The Use of Telemedicine Decreases Unnecessary Hand Trauma Transfers. Hand (N Y). 2020 05; 15(3):422-427. PMID: 30417694.
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    7. Gaston RG, Bracey JW, Tait MA, Loeffler BJ. A Novel Muscle Transfer for Independent Digital Control of a Myoelectric Prosthesis: The Starfish Procedure. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Feb; 44(2):163.e1-163.e5. PMID: 29908928.
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    8. Tait MA, Bracey JW, Gaston RG. Acute Scaphoid Fractures: A Critical Analysis Review. JBJS Rev. 2016 09 20; 4(9). PMID: 27760075.
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    9. Tait MA, Petrus C, Barnes CL. Southern Orthopaedic Association Abstract Publication Rate. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2016; 25(2):86-8. PMID: 27518291.
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    10. Stephenson JM, Tait M, Bracey J, Wyrick T. Dupuytren's Disease. J Ark Med Soc. 2016 Jan; 112(9):156-7. PMID: 26817199.
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    11. Kumbla PA, Yuen JC, Tait MA. Applying a Dermal Regenerative Template in Management of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi of the Hand. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015 Sep; 3(9):e515. PMID: 26495228.
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    12. Tait MA, Dredge C, Barnes CL. Preoperative Patient Education for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Financial Benefit? J Surg Orthop Adv. 2015; 24(4):246-51. PMID: 26731389.
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    13. Tait MA, Newbern GD, Alexander AS, Barnes CL. Rosenberg versus 20/10 views in osteoarthritic knees. J Knee Surg. 2013 Oct; 26(5):343-5. PMID: 23393052.
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