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Dr. Mark Adickes

Retired NFL offensive lineman Dr. Mark Adickes has joined Baylor College of Medicine as chief of the division of sports medicine and associate professor of orthopedic surgery.

“It is a true honor to welcome Dr. Mark Adickes to the Baylor Sports Medicine team,” said Dr. Thomas Hunt, chair of orthopedic surgery at Baylor. “His accomplishments on the field and in the operating room are nothing short of legendary. As chief of the division of sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Adickes brings strong leadership abilities fostered as an NFL team captain, Super Bowl champion and Baylor University All-American and Hall of Fame member. The knowledge he gained during his medical, residency and fellowship training along with his profound dedication to the welfare and betterment of his patients makes him one of this country’s premier clinicians.” 

During Adickes’ seven-year NFL career, he played for the Kansas City Chiefs and then the Washington Redskins, winning the Super Bowl with the Redskins in 1992.

After his retirement, Adickes went on to complete his medical training at Harvard Medical School. He did his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and his sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo.

“I am thrilled to join Baylor College of Medicine and relish the challenge of building a comprehensive sports medicine program,” said Adickes. “The chair of orthopedics, Dr. Thomas Hunt, has a cohesive vision for the department and I look forward to working with him and my other colleagues to help bring this plan to fruition.”

Adickes has over 10 years of experience in treating injured athletes in Houston and specializes in multiple areas of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, including knee, shoulder and hip surgery. He is also the sports medicine expert for ESPN and DirecTV.

He will see patients at the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center on the McNair Campus, 7200 Cambridge Street, suite 10A. For appointments, call 713-986-6016.