Dr. Christopher Hawkins, MD

Dr. Christopher Hawkins, MD

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Dr. Christopher Hawkins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Allentown, PA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.

OAA Orthopaedic Specialists

250 Cetronia Rd Fl 2

Allentown, PA 18104
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hawkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
high
more than 82% of peers
Rotator Cuff Tear
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Hawkins'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. Hawkins "I want to educate patients in preventive care and be their partner in helping them make the right decisions in their disease management. Getting to be good friends with my patients and hearing about the different events in their lives is the most enjoyable part of my day."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Utah Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hawkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hawkins' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hawkins to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hawkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Hawkins and the entire OAA team are excellent. We were referred to Dr Hawkins by Dr. Larry Weiss and and although we travel 70 minutes to get to Dr. Hawkins, are glad we went to Dr. Hawkins. Excellent care and good communication, including with my 17-year old daughter who tore her ACL. The...more
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As a member of the healthcare community for all of my adult life I am very careful as to the practitioners with whom I entrust my care. I would be happy to have Dr. Hawkins care for the orthopedic needs of anyone in my family or circle of friends. His PAs have always been equally professional,...more
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Had knee problems and recommended I see another specialist. He was a waste of time and his p.a. wasn't any better...very rude.
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Great Doctor! All around great experience.
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I had a very complicated knee injury. Dr. Hawkins did a great job of repairing my fractured patella and torn tendon. His bedside manner was the best I have ever seen. His staff is wonderful if you have questions they give you all the time and attention you need. I highly recommend Dr Hawkins and...more
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