Dr. Mark Klion Joins WPHPA Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Mark Klion Joins WPHPA Orthopedic Surgery

White Plains, N.Y. (January 2, 2024) – Dr. Mark Klion, a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, has joined WPHPA Orthopedic Surgery in West Harrison, N.Y. His practice incorporates cutting-edge techniques in knee arthroscopy, covering cartilage repair, regeneration, meniscal transplantation, and ligament reconstruction.

Dr. Klion also possesses extensive proficiency in treating various shoulder injuries, including fractures, arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, shoulder stabilization procedures, as well as a focused specialization in the treatment of lower extremity injuries. Embracing a dual role as an avid athlete and physician, he skillfully employs both conservative management and surgical interventions to address a wide spectrum of orthopedic injuries. Dr. Klion has been frequently recognized by Castle Connolly as a Top Doctor.

Having earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Klion completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by a prestigious one-year fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Beyond his medical achievements, Dr. Klion is a seasoned endurance athlete with accomplishments that include 15 Ironman triathlons, 15 marathons, and numerous ultra-distance running and biking races, such as the Zion 100 Mile Ultra Marathon. He serves as the Medical Director for esteemed events like the New York City Triathlon and Toughman Triathlon, holding a key role on the Medical Advisory Board of USA Triathlon.

In collaboration with world-renowned triathlon coach Troy Jacobson, Dr. Klion co-authored "Triathlon Anatomy," a guide empowering triathletes to optimize strength, power, speed, and endurance while preventing injury. He has lectured nationally and internationally in association with the Balance Body and Kinected Pilates school educating allied healthcare workers on the benefits of Pilates and yoga in the treatment of orthopedic injuries. Together with Dr. James Capozzi, he developed "BodyworksMD," a physician-guided home rehabilitation series. Dr. Klion is also a founding member of TRIARQ Health, an initiative fostering collaboration among patients, physicians, physical therapists, and healthcare professionals to elevate standards in clinical and service excellence through education and research.

In addition to joining White Plains Hospital, Dr. Klion serves as the Director of Orthopedics at SBH Health System, a Level 2 Trauma center in the Bronx, showcasing his commitment to advancing healthcare standards in diverse settings.

To make an appointment, call 914-849-7897.

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Rye Brook, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.

The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and in 2023, White Plains Hospital received another 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency for the second consecutive year. In addition, the Hospital received its third Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a distinction held by only two percent of hospitals in the country. White Plains Hospital has consistently received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 9th time.