Marc S. Haro, MD, MSPT, FAAOS

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

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Sports Medicine Specialists of Charleston

851 Leonard Fulghum Blvd.,
Suite 101
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Phone: 843-971-9350

Fax: 843-971-9351


Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago, Illinois
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Medical Degree: Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana


Dr. Marc S. Haro obtained his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, graduated from a residency in orthopaedics at the University of Virginia, and completed the prestigious sports medicine fellowship at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Haro also holds an undergraduate degree in athletic training from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Haro’s “on the field” experience includes working with the Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago White Sox, as well as the athletic departments of Purdue University, University of Virginia, James Madison University, DePaul University and Wabash College. He served as an Assistant Professor of Orthpaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina where he cared for several local high schools as well as a team physician for the Charleston Riverdogs minor league baseball team. Dr. Haro also served as the Director of Sports Medicine at Mission Hospital as well as the lead team orthopaedist for the UNC Asheville Bulldogs before returning with his family to the Lowcountry.


  • Extensive experience in sports related injuries
  • Minimally invasive knee and shoulder surgery
  • Complex knee injuries – ACL and knee ligament injuries
  • Joint preservation/Cartilage restoration
  • Rotator cuff tears and shoulder replacements

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery-Fellow
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Cartilage Research Society
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Society

Honors and Awards

  • Highest OITE Score in Class Award- University of Virginia, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha- Indiana University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Pittman Surgery Award- Indiana University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Donald C. and Margorie A. Moore Scholarship- Indiana University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Phi Beta Kappa- Purdue University, 1999
  • Newell-Combs Athletic Training Scholarship- Purdue University, 1999
  • Outstanding Senior in Athletic Training-Purdue University, 1999
  • Golden Key Honor Society- Purdue University, 1996
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society- Purdue University, 1996

Team/Event Coverage

  • Lucy Beckham High School, Mount Pleasant, SC. Team Physician. 2021-current
  • University of North Carolina Asheville. Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon. 2017-2019
  • Asheville Tourists. Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon. 2017-2019
  • Asheville City Soccer- Lead Team Orthopaedic Surgeon. 2018-2019
  • Asheville High School- Team Orthopaedic Surgeon. 2018-Current
  • The Gala- Physician. US Cellular Center. Asheville, NC. January 4-6, 2019.
  • Big South Men’s Basketball Conference Tournament. Medical Director. March 1-2, 2018.
  • The Great Smoky Mountain Grapple. December 22-23, 2017
  • Charleston Riverdogs- Lead Team Physician. Charleston, SC.
  • Oceanside Collegiate Academy, Mount Pleasant, SC. 2016-2017.
  • First Baptist High School, Charleston, SC- 2014- 2017
  • Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, Charleston, SC- 2014-2017
  • Chicago White Sox- 2013-2014
  • Chicago Bulls, Chicago, IL- 2013-2014
  • Oak Park River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL- 2013-2014
  • Chicago Steel Hockey Team, Chicago, IL- 2013-2014
  • DePaul University- Chicago, IL- 2013-2014
  • McDonald’s All American Men and Women’s High School Basketball Games. April 2, 2014. Chicago, IL
  • Fork Union Military Academy- 2011-2012
  • Blue Ridge School- 2010-2011
  • University of Virginia- 2011
  • James Madison University- 2010
  • Louisa County High School- 2009
  • Western Albemarle High School- 2009
  • Wabash College- Assistant Athletic Trainer- 1999-2000
  • Indianapolis Colts Football Team, Athletic Training Intern- 1997
  • Purdue University- Student Athletic Trainer- 1995-1999


  1. Shelbourne KD, Haro MS, Gray T. Knee dislocation with lateral side injury: results of an “en masse” surgical repair technique of the lateral side.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2007 35: 1105-1116. PMID: 1732992
  2. Shelbourne KD, Gray T, Haro MS. Incidence of subsequent injury to either knee within five years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft.  American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2009; 39: 246-251. PMID: 19109531
  3. Shelbourne KD, Haro MS, Urch SE. “En masse” for acute injuries to the lateral side of the knee.  Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2009; 8(4): 246-250
  4. Tuman J, Haro MS, Diduch D. All-inside meniscal repair devices and techniques. Expert Review of Medical Devices.  2012; 9(2): 147-157. PMID: 22404776
  5. Haro MS, Riff, A, Bach, BR Jr. Tips for Successful Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.  Journal of Knee Surgery.  2014;27(5):331-42.  PMID: 24964163
  6. Lee S, Shin J, Haro MS, Song SH, Nho SJ. Evaluating the quality of Internet information for femoroacetabular impingement. Arthroscopy.  2014; 30(10): 1372-1379.  PMID:  24997746
  7. Saccomano M, Shin J, Mascarenhas R, Haro MS, Forsythe B, Verma, NN, Cole BJ, Bush-Joseph C Bach BR. Clinical and Functional Outcomes Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Cortical Button Fixation Versus Transfemoral Suspensory Fixation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.   2014; 30(11); 1491-1498.  PMID: 25064753
  8. Frank RM, Mascarenhas R, Haro M, Verma NN, Cole BJ, Bush-Joseph CA, Bach BR. Closure of the Patellar Tendon Defect in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy. 2014; 31(2); 329-338.  PMID: 25442654
  9. Lee S, Haro MS, Riff A, Bush-Joseph C, Nho S. Arthroscopic technique for the treatment of pigmented vilinoduar synovitis of the hip.  Arthroscopic Techniques. 2015;4(1).  PMID: 25973372
  10. Shin J, Haro MS, Yanke A, Mascarenhas R, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Inoue N, Verma NN.  Topographical analysis of the capitellum and distal femoral condyle: Finding the best match for treating osteochondral defects of the humeral capitellum. 2015;31(5):843-9.  PMID: 25636985
  11. Bogunovic L, Lee SX, Haro MS, Frank JM, Mather RC 3rd, Bush-Joseph CA, Nho SJ. Application of the Goutallier/Fuchs Classification to the Evaluation of Hip Abductor Tendons Tears and the Clinical Correlation with Outcome Following Repair.  2015 Nov; 31 (11):2145-51. PMID: 26188781
  12. Lee S, Shin J, Haro MS, Khair M, Riboh JC, Kuhns BD, Bush-Joseph C, Nho S. Fifty most cited articles for femoroacetabular impingement and hip arthroscopy.  Frontiers in Surgery. 2015; 2:41. PMID: 26347872
  13. Haro MS, Shelbourne KD. Prevention and Management of Loss of Motion in ACL Surgery.   Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  2016; 24:45-54
  14. Erickson BJ, Pham A, Haro MS. Risk of Reinjury or Contralateral ACL Injury after an ACL Reconstruction. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. 2016; 24:65-72
  15. Forsythe B, Haro MS, Bogunovic L, Collins M, Arns T, Trella KJ, Shewman EF, Verma NN, Bach BR Jr. Biomechanical Evaluation of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Quadriceps vs. Achilles Tendon-Bone Block AllograftOrthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016;4(8):1-8.