Dr. Christopher Dress, MD

Dr. Christopher Dress, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Christopher Dress, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

999 Mar Walt Dr

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Skin and Tissue Reduction
very high
more than 89% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 83% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 84% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Keesler United States Airforce Base Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Keesler United States Airforce Base Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dress has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dress' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dress to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 1

Dr. Dress' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Do not trust this doctor for breast reduction surgery. After botching my first surgery, he went back a second time to correct the issues and made things worse. His surgical assistant (AKA his nurse) stitched me up instead of him. My stitches were to tight and caused my skin to die which in turn...more
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I have been with Dr. Dress for 5 years post Breast Cancer. He and his staff have always been helpful and friendly and able to answer all questions I have asked.
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Poor communication (as in: no communication) about what to expect post-surgery and with continuing care. When asked, he only responds with bare minimum answers about how to continue long term wound care. Now he's resigned abruptly after I just saw him! My next appointment is cancelled without...more
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