Mark W. Gesell, MD, FACS

Areas of Specialty

Hip & Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Degenerative Joint Disease, Revision Joint Replacement
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  • 776 Shrewsbury Avenue
    Suite 105
    Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
    United States

  • 1430 Hooper Avenue
    Suite 101
    Toms River, NJ 08753
    United States

  • 303 West Main Street
    First Floor
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    United States

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Voted by his peers as one of 2020's NJ Top Docs

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Mark W. Gesell, MD, FACS, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in surgical and nonsurgical treatments for hip and knee conditions and injuries as well as arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement. Dr. Gesell joined Professional Orthopaedic Associates in 2011.

After completing his bachelor’s degree in human biology at Stanford University in Stanford, California, Dr. Gesell earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Loyola University Chicago in Maywood, Illinois. He then pursued a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Following his residency, he underwent additional training with a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York.

Dr. Gesell’s extensive training in orthopaedic surgery has made him an expert in hip and knee procedures. His expertise includes total hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, revision joint replacement, robotic-assisted joint replacement, fracture care, and sports injuries as well as minimally invasive procedures for the shoulder and knee.

Dr. Gesell is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Gesell enjoys playing golf.

Dr. Gesell is available to see patients at our Tinton Falls, Toms River, and Freehold offices.

Education & Training


  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Medical School

  • Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ


  • Adult Reconstruction and Joint Reconstruction, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Fellow, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons


  • New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctor” Award for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • "New Jersey Top Doctor" Award, 2017

Medical Interests

  • Fracture Care
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Partial Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Sports Injuries
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty

Team Affiliations

  • Monmouth University
  • Georgian Court University
  • Brookdale Community College
  • Asbury Park High School
  • Holmdel High School
  • Jackson High Schools
  • Keansburg High School
  • Lakewood High School
  • Long Beach High School
  • Matawan Regional High School
  • Middletown High Schools
  • Monmouth Regional High School
  • Ocean Township High School
  • Raritan High School
  • Red Bank Catholic High School
  • Red Bank Regional High School
  • Rumson-Fair Haven High School
  • Shore Regional High School
  • St. Rose High School
  • Toms River High Schools
  • Cedar Stars Academy (Monmouth)
  • CTR Soccer

Billing & Insurance

Thank you for choosing Professional Orthopaedic Associates, where we are dedicated to providing each patient with exceptional orthopaedic care. At every visit, you will be given the needed time for a complete evaluation and discussion of your condition.

As a courtesy to our patients, our highly trained specialists will verify insurance benefits before treatment. On your first visit, if requested, our staff will review those benefits with you so that any financial obligations will be known. Currently, we participate with Medicare. We accept most other insurances on an out-of-network basis. We also accept cash, personal check, and credit card.

To discuss your specific health insurance coverage, you may call our office at (732) 530-4949 and ask for your doctors’ billing and insurance specialist. We will be happy to contact your health insurance company on your behalf.


Patient Reviews

  • “Dr. Gesell is a good doctor. I had an emergency today, and they found the time for me to come right in. I appreciate that. Dr. Gesell was attentive and caring. He did not rush me. He addressed my back pain.”

    – Linda S.

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