Dr. Christopher V. Cox, MD

Dr. Christopher V. Cox, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Cox specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in San Francisco, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Foresthill, CA |
highly recommended by other physicians. makes things easy to understand.
in San Francisco, CA |
Dr. Cox doesn't make you feel as if he is rushed, and is always happy to answer questions. He is not only an excellent surgeon, but an wonderful person.
in Tiburon |
Dr Cox is engaged and caring. My experience was great with him and his entire team. My confidence increased when one of the nurses leaked that he is the "go to guy" amongt the medical community.
San Rafael, CA |
Dr. Cox has a great, relaxing bedside manner, knows his craft extremely well, is understanding and willing to take the time to answer all of you questions. Even though the recovery time is quick, hip replacement is a big deal to some people and Dr. Cox was very patient with all of my questions and even took the time to call me to answer more questions I had after I met with him. I was referred to Dr. Cox by several friends and I would definitely refer my friends to him as well. Two thumbs up!
in Petaluma, CA |
My experience from start to finish was excellent. From my diagnosis, to the surgery date, and to the recovery phase, Dr. Cox and his team, and the hospital staff were professional and caring. The communication is constant and the information shared with the patient is clear. I participated in the pre-op seminar and I use the Health Loop app daily to communicate with Dr. Cox and his team.
in San Francisco, CA |
I've been seeing Dr. Cox for annual review of my right hip replacement for over 15 years. As both my right and left hips were deformed due to a congenital disease, the left hip also had to be monitored as the cartiledge had degenerated. In March of this year, Dr. Cox replaced my left hip and in August performed a revision to replace the 17-year-old plastic lining in my right hip. Both operations were very successful -recovery has been complete and excellent.
in Antioch, CA |
Dr. Cox did a total knee replacement, followed more recently by a total hip replacement. He is an outstanding surgeon, and I feel so lucky to have found him.
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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
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    UCSF Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    UCSF Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clin

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Lewis and Clark College

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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