Dr. Christopher Litts, MD

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Dr. Christopher Litts, MD

Dr. Christopher Litts, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Weston, FL. He has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Litts is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Dr. Litts' Care Philosophy

As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes.

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    Dr. Litts' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Litts to family and friends
    2.8
    based on 31 total reviews (8 with comments)
    Dr. Litts' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (8)
    in Ormond Beach, FL |
    Dr. Litts really screwed up my wrist. 2 surgeries and an excessive amount of pain. Just had a lawyer pull my records from his office. Turns out that on day 1 he had diagnosed my scaphoid tendon as being broken. Never told me about it or did anything to fix it. I just had to have a 3rd surgery on the same wrist due to his lack of follow thru. This time I had to have 3 bones removed from the same wrist because the broken tendon allowed these 3 bones to become ground up and infected. To late to sue
    in Deerfield Beach |
    My experience with Dr. Litts was challenging. He had no bedside manner. After surgery unfortunately I got an infection. The doctor blamed me. I was told if it did not heal he would have to cut my arm off. One more thing, He wanted me to go to a nursing home after surgery. I was at a top rated hospital, Cleveland Clinic. I would also rate my care as poor.
    in Florence, SC |
    I just had carpel tunnel and trigger finger surgery last week with nearly 100 percent improvement on my right hand and I'm having my left hand done next week. I am extremely pleased with the results of my surgery!
    in Lamar, SC |
    Dr Litts operated on my wrist and I have done very well. He was very professional and a great doctor
    in Boca Raton, FL |
    Saw him for less than 10 min. He did not touch me or use any tools, he said I had Carpel Tunnel, needed an EMG & surgery. He did not address my arthritis. I went to second opinion and this Dr spent 45 min, examined each finger with tools, asked many questions and did xrays. New Dr.said the last resort was surgery & suggested night braces, I am now painless, no meds Reported to Cleveland Clinic and they did not return calls and did nothing!
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    This doctor should not be a doctor. He refused to give me any care whatsoever after taking my money. I ended up with cellulitis because of dr. Litts refusal to prescribe an antibiotic after losing my finger.
    in Miami florida |
    Not good. He was never informative. i was in and out of his clinic within 2-3 minutes. As one patient commented. I felt rush. I will never rccommend him
    in Pembroke PInes, FL |
    Had growth removed from finger joint by another hand surgeon 3 years ago and was warned it might return. Grew back to size of pea - New insurance - couldnt return - so went to Dr.Litts... who could not have cared less - spent less than 5 minutes (if that) - dismissed my concerns entirely - basically told me to forget about it and get used to it. Has continued to grow, gets red/tender/painful now. Wouldnt recommend him to trim a dog's nails! Glad he's leaving Cleveland Clinic - good riddance!
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    Dr. Litts' Care Philosophy

    As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes.

    Dr. Litts' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

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      Dr. Litts has 1 board action

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      • Wrong-site surgery (12/15/2015)
      • Action Taken: Fine
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Florida
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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Injuries
    • 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
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Injury
    • Herniated Disc
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Diseases
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • 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
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Upper Extremity Trauma
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Medical College Of Ohio

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    • Undergraduate School
      Ohio State University

      Graduated in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tommy John Surgery
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
    • Wrist Surgery