Dr. Christopher T. Behr, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 49

4060 4th Ave Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92103
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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
San Diego Orthopedic Associates
San Diego Orthopedic Associates
4060 4th Ave Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Dr. Behr's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1999
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    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Behr

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital For Special Surgery
    North Shore University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Behr & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Behr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Behr has admitting privileges:

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    • Scripps Mercy Hospital

    • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

    • El Centro Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Behr

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behr to family and friends

    22 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Behr's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Behr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Behr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    San Diego Orthopedic Associates
    4060 4th Ave Suite 700
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 299-8500 (Office)
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