Dr. Christopher Attinger, MD

Dr. Christopher Attinger, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male | 69 years old

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Dr. Attinger specializes in Plastic Surgery and practices in Washington, DC. He practices at 1 location.

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in Fountain, North Carolina |
Dr. Attinger is not only extremely capable, but is a caring and compassionate person. He was patient, kind, honest and gentle. My case was difficult, but he never gave in, and kept me encouraged as well. After two years of unsuccessful treatments in my home state of North Carolina, he took me on, and went beyond treating the symptoms to find the underlying problem and take care of it. It was well worth the travel distance and I will be forever grateful.
in Clarksville, MD |
dr attinger just recently amputated my left foot below knee.this man is a serious beast he explained everything to me in a thorough concise way as to why this needed to be done that they weren't doing this because they didn't have anything else better to do.it totally calmed me down when my heartbeat was ready to blow right through my chest the fateful day i was in the O.R now being a former marine i knew i had to cowboy up.so i salute you DR ATTINGER.you created one beautiful stump.thank you.
Washington, DC |
Years ago I had a terrible surgery from another doctor that became infected as osteomyelitis. Dr. Attinger saved my foot and healed me. He was able to clear up the infection and salvage most of my bones in my foot and I have a completely normal life today. I was only 17 years old, and he took the time to explain everything he was doing and made me feel very safe and calm. I am very thankful that I found Dr. Attinger.
in washington dc |
Dr Attinget is the very best Easy to talk to and take time to explain your surgery to you in a way thst.you can understand
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Dr. Attinger's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 1986

    Ny University Med School

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 1987

    Ny University Med School

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair