Mark Winston, MD

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery

Meet Dr. Mark Winston, a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon for Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance who focuses on elbow, wrist, and hand conditions.

Areas of Specialty

  • Elbow, wrist, and hand conditions
  • Trauma/fractures
  • Peripheral nerve surgery (carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis & Joint contractures
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Trigger finger


Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin

Education / Doctor of Medicine

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri


  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Merck Manual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Education
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Award
  • University of Wisconsin Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Administrative Chief Resident
  • AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leader Recipient
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader in Orthopaedics

More About Mark J. Winston, MD

Dr. Winston joined Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance after completing a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

During his time in New York, Dr. Winston provided upper extremity care for the New York Giants, Mets, Rangers and Knicks professional sports teams. He also trained with some of the top leaders in hand and elbow surgery.

Dr. Winston completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison in 2015. He was selected as the Administrative Chief Resident and was recognized by the American Orthopedic Association as an Emerging Leader in Orthopedics. He earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2010 after completing the university’s rigorous, six-year combined Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine program. He graduated with the highest distinction from both programs and was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society. During his time at UMKC, he also played on the varsity tennis team.

Out of the Office

Dr. Winston grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and has been an avid tennis player his entire life. During high school, he was a four-time individual state tournament qualifier and ranked No. 2 in the state of Wisconsin. He also was an assistant tennis coach for a local high school team during his residency. In addition to tennis, Dr. Winston enjoys outdoor sports and activities, traveling and spending time with his family.

With his patients’ care and well-being as his top priority, Dr. Winston is dedicated to partnering with his patients to develop individualized treatment plans best suited to their needs.


A Cadaveric Study on the Utility of the Levator Scapulae Motor Nerve as a Donor for Brachial Plexus Reconstruction.

Saltzman EB, Krishnan K, Winston MJ, Das De S, Lee SK, Wolfe SW.

J Hand Surg Am. 2021

Association of Perioperative Computed Tomography Hounsfield Units and Failure of Femoral Neck Fracture Fixation.

Lund EA, Samtani R, Winston M, Anderson PA, Whiting PS, O’Toole RV, Hetzel S, Doro CJ.

J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Dec 1;34(12):632-638

Scaphoid fractures in the athlete.

Winston MJ, Weiland AJ.

Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Mar;10(1):38-44.

Reliability of radiographic measures in infants with clubfoot treated with the Ponseti method.

Zimmerman CC, Nemeth BA, Noonan KJ, Vanderbilt TP, Winston MJ, O’Halloran CP, Sund SA, Hetzel SJ, Halanski MA.

J Child Orthop. 2015

Cylindrical axis, not epicondyles, approximates perpendicular to knee axes.

Hancock CW, Winston MJ, Bach JM, Davidson BS, Eckhoff DG.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul;471(7):2278-83.

Bisphosphonates for pain management in children with benign cartilage tumors.

Winston MJ, Srivastava T, Jarka D, Alon US.

Clin J Pain. 2012