Dr. Christopher P. Fender, MD

Dr. Christopher P. Fender, MD

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Plastic Surgery | Male | 42 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Fender is a reconstructive plastic surgeon. His interests include caring for patients with skin cancers, as well as large, complex wounds. He has a true passion for hand surgery and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction provided by restoring the intricate and pain-free form of the hand and wrist that is so critical in his patients' lives.Read more

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Dr. Fender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fender to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Fender's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Westminster, CO |
He was recommended to me by my family doctor. I had a squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer on my thumb that had to be removed . I was very nervous, but Dr. Fender gave me something to calm me and as he promised I felt absolutely nothing. Upon removing all cancer he had to put a skin graft on the exposed area. It healed beautifully! He is a very knowledgable , kind doctor who is a great surgeon and has a great personality. I would definitely recommend him to all my family and friends.
in Denver, CO |
I was having severe hand and elbow pain. I got right in and the next day Dr Fender did surgery. All went great. Hes an excellent Dr that truly cares for his patients. Thanks for fixing my left arm, see you soon for the right hand. Thanks
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Dr. Fender's Care Philosophy

Dr. Fender is a reconstructive plastic surgeon. His interests include caring for patients with skin cancers, as well as large, complex wounds. He has a true passion for hand surgery and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction provided by restoring the intricate and pain-free form of the hand and wrist that is so critical in his patients' lives.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Animal Bite
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Rochester

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Rochester

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Rochester

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair