Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Mark Fish joined Knoxville Hospital & Clinics’ medical staff in September 2018. He is also affiliated with Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine of Clive, Iowa. Dr. Fish has 17 years of experience.

Dr. Fish is a native of Des Moines and member of the clinical faculty and a lecturer at Des Moines University. Dr. Fish is currently Vice-President of Adult Reconstruction Arthritis Section, for the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Fish, please call his office with Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at (515) 440-2676. Dr. Fish sees patients and performs surgeries in Knoxville on the last Tuesday of each month. 


  • Indianapolis, Fellowship, Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine


  • St. Johns Health System, Oakland Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery


  • Genesys Regional Medical Center, Flint, Michigan, Intership, Preliminary Year

Medical School

  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Graduated in 2001


  • Moody Bible Institute, BA Youth Ministries

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • NAVIO Total and Partial Knee Replacement
  • IA State Medical License, Active through 2019


  • General orthopedic surgery
  • Total Joint Arthroplasty (hip, total and partial knee, shoulder)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Joint swelling/pain, wrist injury and hand and wrist osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, bone fracture, rotator cuff repair