Dr. Christopher George, MD

Dr. Christopher George, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Christopher George, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Glenwood Springs, CO and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa College Medicine in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

1906 Blake Ave Ste 300

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Contact Information

(970) 945-8683

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. George's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. George "My primary goal is to return patients to their desired activities and lifestyle. I specialize in orthopaedic sports medicine, including hip arthroscopy, as well as knee and hip replacements. I also take care of orthopaedic trauma and fractures. After meeting with you and completing your evaluation, I will prescribe a treatment plan to help you get back to your active lifestyle."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. George does not have any board certifications listed.

97  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Iowa College Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Aspen Orthopaedic Associates
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. George has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. George's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Excellent and professional doctor who takes the time to explain pros and cons of procedures and puts no pressure in the patient whatsoever. Great work, and very nice as well.
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Having been a patient of Chris George since he arrived in the valley I can say without hesitation he knows his stuff and knows his limitations. If Dr. George does not know he will find out AND call you back. Additionally, if he gives you his cell number he will answer on weekends which is more than...more
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Dr. George listens to your concerns and explains everything you want to know. He takes time with each patient so you don't feel like he is rushing you out the door. He is very knowledgeable and partners with you to make a plan for your care. He truly is top notch. I've worked in the surgical...more
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He's very knowledgeable, thorough, not alarmist (doesn't recommend unnecessary procedures), listens and explains well, and spends time with the patient.
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