Dr. Christofer C. Catterson, MD

Dr. Christofer C. Catterson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 44 years old

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Christofer Catterson, MD is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been practicing medicine since 2005. He has been with...Read more

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Good surgeon. Horrible with after care! Relies on just the physical therapist report and doesn't listen to the patient. I was misdiagnosed for 6 months.
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Christofer Catterson, MD is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been practicing medicine since 2005. He has been with Carilion Clinic since 2013. He received his Bachelors degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his Doctorate of Medicine from Drexel University College of Medicine. After completing his Orthopaedic Surgical Residency in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he went on to do a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Catterson is currently the team orthopedic physician for Virginia Tech, Radford University, and several local high schools. 

Dr. Catterson's academic responsibilities include being the Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA and an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Virginia. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Catterson believes Orthopaedics is an extremely rewarding profession. He treats most orthopaedic problems but has had specialized training with arthroscopic surgical reconstructions of the shoulder and knee. He also performs total and partial knee replacements as well as total and reverse shoulder replacements. He has a passion for getting people of all ages back to the lifestyle they deserve.  

Dr. Catterson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Allegheny General Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Allegheny General Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Sports Medicine Institute

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Pennsylvania State University

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • X-Ray

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