Dr. Mark Hutchens
Mark Hutchens, M.D. was raised in El Paso, TX. He attended Texas A&M University and earned a B.S. degree in biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed a residency in family medicine at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia where he also served as Chief Resident. He developed an interest in sports medicine during his residency and assisted with the care of athletes at Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University.
He spent the next three years working in the Indian Health Service at the Choctaw Nation Indian Hospital in Talihina, Oklahoma. While at Talihina, he practiced a full range of family medicine including surgery and obstetrics. He also served as the team physician for Talihina High School.
He then moved to Birmingham, Alabama to complete a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute. After completing his fellowship, he moved to Austin to serve as The Director of Athletic Medicine for the University of Texas at Austin. While in that role, he was the primary Team Physician for the athletic department and was instrumental in the development of the sports medicine program within the athletic department and establishing a sports medicine clinic at the University Health Services to serve varsity athletes as well as the general student population.
He left the university and co-founded Texas Sports & Family Medicine with Dr. Chassay and Dr. McCarty in 2003. Since starting Texas Sports & Family Medicine he has been able to expand his scope of care to include individual and recreational athletes of all ages as well as general family practice. He continues to serve as team physician for local high school, collegiate, and professional teams.
Dr. Hutchens lives in Austin with his wife Lisa and has two children, Jared and Alana.