Dr. Christopher Lechner, MD

Dr. Christopher Lechner, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Christopher Lechner, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

18 Medical Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 253-7521

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lechner'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mt Carmel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Nc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lechner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lechner's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lechner to family and friends
33 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Lechner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (11)

He was very professional and had a very good personality. He informed me on the operation of my arm to a point that I could understand. I would recommend him to anyone needing his/her arm, hand, or shoulder operated on.
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Would highly recommend Dr. Lechner to anyone! Very professional very courteous and just an outstanding person! The ease and speed of addressing my problem with my hand was just amazing!
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Was referred to Dr. Lechner by my primary care physician. His words were, "he is the best" you won't go wrong in using him as your surgeon". My doctor was correct. He did a stupendous job on my hand. I am very well pleased.
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I have found Dr. Lechner to be a Profession. He is very thorough in his diagnosis and explains what needs to be done to help or fix the problem. He wastes no time. I could not be more please with his and his staffs care.
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Very satisfied with Dr. Christopher Lechner. He explained everything to me before surgery. Surgery went well and healed in a timely manner. Would highly recommend Dr. Lechner.
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