Regional Physician Executive
Dr. Mark McNemar, a native of Columbus, Kansas, is the only American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery-certified hand surgeon in the Joplin area. He was a founding physician member of Orthopedic Specialists of the Four States in 2010, where he also served as vice president. Dr. McNemar continued to practice and hold that title until the hospital was acquired by Mercy in 2020.
Education and Credentials
He attended both the University of Health Sciences/KCUMB and Rockhurst University simultaneously, earning his medical degree and master’s in business administration. Dr. McNemar completed an orthopedic surgery residency at St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, and later completed a fellowship in hand/upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the University of Texas-San Antonio. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.