Marc Kornmesser, MD

Dr. Kornmesser is fellowship trained in hand and upper-extremity and focuses primarily on the treatment of hand and wrist, elbow and upper extremity conditions.

After graduating from the Air Force Academy and serving over a decade in the United States Air Force, as a C-130 Navigator, Dr. Kornmesser attended medical school at the University of Colorado, where he earned an Academic Excellence Award with honors in a variety of subspecialties. He earned his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he was also an intercollegiate wrestler and rugby player.

Dr. Kornmesser's athletic resume is as impressive as his medical accomplishments. He has competed in Hawaii's famous Ironman Triathlon World Championship as well as other triathlon, trail running, mountain biking and skiing competitions.

Dr. Kornmesser joined OPA in 2005. Today he continues to lead an active lifestyle and is dedicated to helping his patients do the same.


  • Hand Surgery Fellowship (2004 - 2005)
    Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland          
  • Residency (1999 - 2003)
    Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Grand Rapids, Michigan          
  • Doctor of Medicine (1999)
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado          
  • Bachelor of Science (1985)
    United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado 


  • Diplomate American Board Orthopedic Surgery 
  • American College of Surgeons 
  • International College of Surgeons 
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)  

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