Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

MIS Joint Replacement offers important advantages, requiring smaller incisions and potentially causing less trauma, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and less scarring than traditional techniques.

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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine focuses on the prevention and treatment of conditions and injuries associated with athletic training and competition including ACL Tears and Meniscal Tears.

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Dr. Mario K. Sablan

Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: North Shore/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Manhasset, NY
  • Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Osteopathic Association


  • Texas Medical License
  • California Medical License

Hospital Affiliations


  • “Giant Cell Tumor of the First Metatarsal in a Pediatric Patient” – 2008
  • “Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures” – 2007
  • “Prophylactic Carpal Tunnel Release in the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures: A Systematic Review” – 2006
  • California Institute for Rural Studies – “Suffering in Silence: A Report on the Health of California’s Agricultural Workers” – 1999
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Dr. Mario Sablan

Mario Sablan, DO

Dr. Sablan specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • MIS Surgery
  • Post-Traumatic Reconstruction
  • Traumatology
  • Sport Medicine
  • Fracture Care
  • MRI Patient Specific Custom Knee Replacement