Our Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Mark Light

Doctor Mark Light                         

Doctor Mark Light is the official podiatrist for the Gwinnett Gladiators hockey team.

Click here to visit the medical staff page on the Gladiators web site.

 

Employment  
   
2003 - present EAST COBB FOOT & ANKLE CARE - PRIVATE PRACTICE
4439 Roswell Road Marietta, GA 30062
1991 - 2003

FOOT & LEG HEALTH CARE SPECIALISTS
1650 Mulkey Road 6025 Professional Parkway
Austell, GA 30106 Douglasville, GA 30135

   

Staff Positions

 
   
2004 - present

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL – Atlanta, Georgia

2003 - present

WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL – Marietta, Georgia

 

AMBULATORY FOOT & LEG SURGICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM - Austell, Georgia

1994 - 1999

Residency Director

1991 - 2003   

Medical staff

1991 - 2004

EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL - Smyrna, Georgia

1993 - 1995

Vice Chief of Podiatry Department

1991 – present

WELLSTAR WINDY HILL HOSPITAL - Marietta, Georgia

2003 - present

ATLANTA CENTER FOR FOOT & ANKLE SURGERY – Atlanta, Georgia Chairman - Finance Committee, Member – Board of Directors

2003 - present

GWINNETT GLADIATORS HOCKEY TEAM – Team podiatrist
East Coast Hockey League

1995 - 1999

AUXILIARY FACULTY - Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Chicago, Illinois

1998 -1999

ADJUNCT CLINICAL FACULTY

  • Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine - Miami, Florida
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • California College of Podiatric Medicine - San Francisco, California
   
Certification  
  American Board of Podiatric Surgery –  
Certified in Foot Surgery 1993, Recertified 2002, 2011
Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery 1996
Recertified 2004
Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
   
Education  

 

 
1989 - 1991

KERN HOSPITAL, Warren, Michigan
Two-year residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (PSR – 24)
Approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of the Health Care Organizations

1985 -1989

DR. WILLIAM M. SCHOLL COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE
Chicago, Illinois
            Magma Cum Laude
            APMSA National Editor to the APMA News
            Deans List
            Durlacher Honor Society
            Student Advisory Board
            Kappa Tau Epsilon Fraternity

1981 -1985

EMORY UNIVERSITY - Atlanta, Georgia
            Bachelor of Arts - Psychology
            Intern - President Carter’s Center at Emory University
            Emergency room volunteer - Grady Memorial Hospital
            Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity

   

Publications

 
   
 

Advances in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Author for chapter: The Dynamics and Function of the First Metatarsophaleangeal Joint; Mosby publishers, VOL. 2, page 41 - 65, 1996.

The Effect of Various Forms of Immobilization on Plantar Foot Pressure: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association., Volume 81, #4 Pages 206 -214, 1991

Ganglions in the Sinus Tarsi - Journal of Foot Surgery, Volume 30, #4, page 350 - 355, 1991

The Possible Use of Coralline Hydroxyapatite as a Bone Implant - Journal of Foot Surgery Volume 30 #5, page 472 - 476, 1991

APMSA Student Report, APMA News, 1988 - 1989

   

Research

 
 

A Radiographic Evaluation of the Existence of the Os Vesalianum and Other 5th Metatarsal Base Variants

The Effect of Floor Surfaces on Foot Stress:  An Electrodynographic Analysis and History

   

Lectures

 
 

National Youth Leadership Forum Career night – Emory University February 2008, July 2009, 10, 11, 12, 13

Radio Sandy Springs Health Hour Interview October 2006

Common Foot Deformities – Wellstar physician group, September 2003

WYZE 1480 AM - Your Health Is Important, radio show guest, September 23, 1998

Standing on Your Own Two Feet
            Senior Health Plus, Promina Health System, July 30, 1997
            Graystone Power Company, October 31, 1996
            Rotary Club of Douglas County, October 28, 1996
            Kiwanis Club of Fairfield Plantation, September 16, 1996

Columbia Hospital - Host of Internet Chat Session, September 17, 1996

General Foot Care - Elms Group, May 16, 1996

Geriatric Foot Care - Douglas County Senior Services, May 15, 1995

Oral Examiner - The Podiatry Institute Surgical Board Review Course, 1995, 1997, 1998

Diabetic Foot Care - Diabetic Treatment Center, Parkway Medical Center, January 1995, March 1995, July 1995, March 1996, May 21, 1996

Podiatric Medical Education - Smyrna Hospital Medical & Surgical Staff Meetings September 1993

Foot Care for the Vascular Compromised Patient - Mended Hearts Organization January 1993

Diabetic Foot Care - Smyrna Hospital - 1992

Common Foot Deformities - Medical Staff Meeting
 Woodstock Hospital, May 1992

Sea Coral as a Bone Implant - Civic Hospital Resident Alumni Association, Sanibel Island, Florida, May 1991

   

Membership and Accreditations

 
 

Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Certification in Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, Recertified 2002
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons – Host – Visiting Surgeons Program
Georgia Podiatric Medical Association - Member, Scientific Committee
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Diabetes Association
American College of Phlebology 2002
Arthritis Foundation
Georgia State Board of Podiatric Examiners - Exam Revision Committee 1995