Dr. Christopher Katcherian, MD

Dr. Christopher Katcherian, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Christopher Katcherian, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

4902 Irvine Center Dr Ste 107

Irvine, CA 92604

Contact Information

(949) 536-5110

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Dr. Katcherian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katcherian "Dr. Katcherian was born in Irvine, CA. He spent his youth in Orange County before relocating to New York for Medical School, Residency, and Fellowship. Upon completing his medical training he returned to his hometown. Dr. Katcherian lives and works in Orange County with his wife and two children. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katcherian "Dr. Katcherian strives to provide exceptional care in all he does.  He believes his patients should be well educated on their conditions and feel empowered when making decisions.  Dr. Katcherian takes his time with each of his patients and creates an environment where his patients are able to express themselves and ask questions.  In addition, while surgery can often be the best method of care, Dr. Katcherian explores all options on behalf of his patients.  Dr. Katcherian has a great fascination with hand surgery and he is a dedicated life long learner, keeping himself apprised of advances in technology and technique.   "

17  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Cabrini Med Ctr-Mt Sinai Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Lenox Hill Hosp New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katcherian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katcherian's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katcherian to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Katcherian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

I was referred to Dr. Katcherian by my family doctor in Newport Beach because I would feel a sharp pain to my wrist every time I played tennis. Dr. Katcherian turned out to be great! He repaired a ligament to my wrist and shortly after my wrist was much better! He’s also a very friendly doctor. I...more
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Most awesome guy you will ever meet.
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I felt very comfortable in the care of Dr. Katcherian, first because he trained at Columbia, but secondly because of his excellent bedside manner. I had gone to several orthopedic surgeons and most wanted to rush me to surgery without taking the time to explain my options. Dr. Katcherian took the...more
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Dr. Katcherian is an amazing doctor.!!!!! Dr.Katcherian did surgery on my wrist, and I couldn't be happier with my recovery.
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Dr. Katcherian is an extremely knowledgeable hand surgeon. He's always there to answer any of my questions with great patience and understanding. He explained my condition better than any other doctors I've been to. He has excellent bedside manners.I will certainly recommend him to any my family...more
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