Mark Sontag, MD

Dr. Mark SontagDr. Mark J. Sontag has been practicing Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on the Peninsula since 1983. At age 17 he received an American Cancer Society Award to investigate a novel idea in Cancer Research. He completed Northwestern University's Honors six year medical program in 1983. Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Dr. Sontag completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stanford University Medical Center. He is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Sontag is a Qualified Medical Examiner, and was recently appointed to the board of Directors for the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery.

In 1991 Dr. Sontag founded and served as medical director of the Sequoia Hospital Rehabilitation Unit and the Sequoia Hospital Occupational Health Services. He also founded the ReMedy Medical Group in 2008.

Dr. Sontag was the team physiatrist for the San Francisco 49ers from 1990 to 1991 and the San Francisco Giants from 1995 through 2001. He has continuously served as the team spine and pain physician for the San Jose Sharks since 1991 and the Oakland Raiders and the San Jose Sabercats since 1995. He has also provided sports medicine coverage for the Menlo College athletic teams since 1991. Dr. Sontag cares for many of the World's elite athletes including Olympians, NFL,NBA,NHL,PGA and National Baseball Players.

In 1999 Dr. Sontag again showed his dedication to Peninsula patients in founding SPARCmed, a functional restoration pain management clinic, created to help chronic pain patients improve their quality of life.

With multiple publications to his credit in sports, spine and pain management, Dr. Sontag focuses his extensive expertise in spine, sports, cumulative trauma, repetitive strain injuries, orthopedic, neurologic disorders and pain management.

A devoted father and husband, Dr. Sontag spends much of his free time coaching his children's sports teams.

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