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Dr. Mark Prasarn MD

Dr. Mark Prasarn MD

Spine Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital
(713) 486-7500


Dr. Mark L. Prasarn, M.D. is the Spine Surgery Consultant for the Houston Texans and the University of Houston. He completed his residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a graduate of Cornell University and NYU School of Medicine.

Dr. Prasarn is fellowship trained in spine surgery at the University of Rochester, as well as Orthopedic Trauma at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. He was also a Visiting Spine Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Prasarn specializes in degenerative spine surgery, spine trauma, and complex fractures.

Affiliated with the IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute

Physician Details

Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine-Registrar-Medical only, 2003
Internships & Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System, 2008
Hospital for Special Surgery - Orthopedic Spine, 2009
University of Rochester - Graduate Medical Education, 2011
Clinical Interests
Adolescents, Arthritis Surgery, Back Pain, Bone Spurs, Fracture Recovery, Fractures, Kyphoplasty, Lumbar Stenosis, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neck Pain, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Pain, Spinal Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Reconstruction, Trauma Surgery, Vertebroplasty
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp



In The News

0_Fox26 Icon 80pxMemorial Hermann Spinal Surgeon Mark Prasarn discusses neck and spinal injuries suffered by football players with Morning Anchor Melissa Wilson.

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