Dr. Christofer Catterson, MD

Dr. Christofer Catterson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Christofer Catterson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Blacksburg, VA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

215 Gilbert St

Blacksburg, VA 24060

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Catterson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Catterson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Catterson "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. "
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3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • 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
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75  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • 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 Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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 and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • 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
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Beckers Orthopedic & Spine Review - Orthopedic Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Christofer Catterson of Western Carolina Orthopedic Specialists, 08/25/10
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Catterson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Catterson to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Catterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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