Mark Hake, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Director
Orthopaedic Surgery
1500 E. Medical Center Drive 2914 Taubman Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
[email protected]

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Mark Hake, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
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    Mark Hake, M.D. is an Associate Professor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System and specializes in treating acute fractures and post-traumatic reconstruction.

    Dr. Hake grew up in St. Joseph, Michigan. He completed his undergraduate education at Michigan State University, majoring in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Hake graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System. Following residency, Dr. Hake completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.

    Dr. Hake's clinical interests include the treatment of complex extremity fractures, pelvic and acetabular fractures, and the care of post-traumatic problems such as nonunions, malunions, and infections. Dr. Hake's research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis, bone healing, and bone health. Also, he has an interest in improving Orthopaedic education.

    Dr. Hake also participates in humanitarian work in the Dominican Republic. He organizes trips to La Romana twice per year with Great Lakes Orthopedic Relief International ( is external), which he co-founded, based in Ann Arbor, MI.

    The mission is to ease suffering, improve health and promote well-being for those in need.

    They provide planning and logistics for a team of 13 licensed, experienced, and dedicated healthcare professionals to travel to the Dominican Republic to volunteer at El Buen Samaritano Hospital. This non-profit charitable hospital provides care for local residents and Haitian immigrants. The typical team is made up of experienced healthcare providers, including surgeons, anesthesia providers, residents, and nurses.

    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Presentation
      Masquelet Techniques: Practical Tips and Tricks
      Hake M. 2016 Apr 1;
    • Journal Article
      Comparison of Outcomes at Midterm Follow-up of Operatively and Nonoperatively Treated Isolated Weber B Ankle Fractures.
      Laurence G, Perdue AM, Hake ME, Talusan PG, Holmes JR, Walton DM. J Orthop Trauma, 2024 Feb 1; 38 (2): 115 - 120. DOI:10.1097/BOT.0000000000002735
      PMID: 38031297
    • Journal Article
      Ketorolac and bone healing: a review of the basic science and clinical literature.
      King JL, Richey B, Yang D, Olsen E, Muscatelli S, Hake ME. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol, 2024 Jan; 34 (1): 673 - 681. DOI:10.1007/s00590-023-03715-7
      PMID: 37688640
    • Journal Article
      Operative Technique for Sacral Insufficiency Fractures Causing Spinopelvic Dissociation: A Case Report.
      Muralidharan A, Wilson J-L, Piche JD, Arhewoh RE, Hake M, Perdue A, Patel R, Aleem I, Ahn J. JBJS Case Connect, 2023 Oct 1; 13 (4): DOI:10.2106/JBJS.CC.23.00350
      PMID: 37917873
    • Journal Article
      Comparison of true blood loss between short and long cephalomedullary nail fixation of geriatric hip fractures, a retrospective cohort study.
      Schaffer NE, Singh M, McHugh MA, Perdue AM, Ahn J, MOTR Collaborative , Hake ME. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol, 2023 Oct; 33 (7): 2903 - 2909. DOI:10.1007/s00590-023-03509-x
      PMID: 36906665
    • Journal Article
      Full Reversal of Anticoagulants Before Cephalomedullary Fixation of Geriatric Hip Fractures May Not Be Necessary.
      Maturana C, Singh M, Perdue AM, Ahn J, Hake ME, Schaffer NE. J Orthop Trauma, 2023 Sep 1; 37 (9): 444 - 449. DOI:10.1097/BOT.0000000000002620
      PMID: 37074805
    • Journal Article
      The geriatric distal femur fracture: nail, plate or both?
      Wilson JL, Squires M, McHugh M, Ahn J, Perdue A, Hake M. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol, 2023 Jul; 33 (5): 1485 - 1493. DOI:10.1007/s00590-022-03337-5
      PMID: 35895117
    • Journal Article
      Compartment Syndrome After Tibial Intramedullary Nail Removal and Intramedullary Debridement: A Case Report.
      Gong DC, Patel V, Farrar N, Hake ME, Perdue AM, Ahn J. JBJS Case Connect, 2023 Jan 1; 13 (1): DOI:10.2106/JBJS.CC.22.00365
      PMID: 36927886