Dr. Christopher John, MD

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Dr. Christopher John, MD
Dr. Christopher John, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Roanoke, VA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. John is affiliated with Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

2331 Franklin Rd SW Fl 2nd

Roanoke, VA 24014

Contact Information

(540) 725-1226

Dr. Christopher John, MD

Dr. Christopher John, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Dr. John's Experience

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Dr. John's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Uab Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Mississippi Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. John has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. John's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. John to family and friends
3.0
based on 26 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. John's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Martinsville Va |
I had torn my bicep tendon and needed surgery. I had to go to Dr John because nobody in Martinsville could do the repair! I'm here to tell you I'm glad I did !! He is an excellent surgeon and my PT has commented on my quick recovery ! I would like to thank Dr.John and his staff for giving me my life back !
in Roanoke |
I had a torn distal bicep tendon which required prompt surgery for best success. Dr. John and staff at Carillion did an excellent job in getting my surgery scheduled. I had several follow up visits and Dr. John was spot on in terms of what/when of activities to get my arm back in service. Everyone I dealt with at the office from was professional and courteous.
Roanoke, VA |
I'm left with NO PAIN MEDS and I didn't run out too soon. I cannot get a return phone call from the office. It's cruel to leave people in pain like this. You have not heard the Last of Me. This is medical negligence!
Roanoke, VA |
Let's just say Dr. John lacks any bedside manner. He comes off as very arrogant & just "off" a bit. I've been given different instructions from his nurses than him but he tells me I didn't hear things right. He did do a good job in my surgery so far, I'm only 2 weeks out but the PT says it's healing great & I am above the average right now so that's why I gave him a 3. He really doesn't take the time with you after surgery that I would like. Feel like I'm a piece of cattle being moved through.
Denver, CO |
Dr. John performed extensive elbow reconstructive surgery on me in 2005, and I have seen him for follow-up care ever since then. He did an excellent job, and I have more range of motion than anyone ever expected. I also did exactly as he said and gave it my all with physical therapy. One other reviewer mentioned difficulty with pain meds - I think everyone should be overly cautious with pain meds. I would, and have, recommended Dr. John very highly to anyone committed to getting well.
Blacksburg, VA |
Unprofessional. He inadequately prepared me for the healing time required for an ACL repair -suggesting a few months as oppose to a full year with a few months of physical therapy. He also had the gall to speak to my mother outside the exam room about me, (She was there as my driver ONLY, I was well over 18) suggesting I had a drug problem because I was not responsive to pain medications. She knew his accusation was false (I have a natural tolerance) and told me of the confidentiality breach
in Roanoke, VA |
Dr. John has treated me for several injuries. He performed extensive shoulder surgery with excellent results. My shoulder has recovered fully and returned to full strength and mobility. I could not be any more satisfied with the surgery and recovery. I have recommended Dr. John to many friends and family with excellent results as well.
in Roanoke, VA |
I want to thanks Dr. Christopher John for taking awesome and compassionate care of my six year old granddaughter at Roanoke Memorial Hospital this past week-end.
in Christiansburg, Va 24073 |
Dr. John is very knowledgable but my only thing is they the doctors none of them give you much time while in the room . You wait a long time for them not to give much time . Dr. John done a great job on my shoulder fixing it . This had been the hardest surgery to get over.
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Dr. John accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Humana
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Hospitals where Dr. John has admitting privileges

Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
1906 Bellevue Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24014
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