Dr. Christopher Magee, MD

Dr. Christopher Magee, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Christopher Magee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

2101 Medical Park Dr Ste 110

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 681-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • CareSource
  • CeltiCare Health
  • 29 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hip Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Magee'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. Magee "My treatment philosophy is simple: -Your trust is dependent upon my honesty -I seek to fully understand your needs before I make a diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment. -Treatment is always selected in collaboration with you after fully exploring the treatment alternatives and potential risks -My recommendations for evaluation and treatment are evidence-based and delivered with your health and needs at the top of the list -I treat people as I would like to be treated"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

1  Board Certifications

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

96  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Columbia Presbyterian-New York Orthopaedic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Arthroscopic Surgery-Washington Adventist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Washingtonian Best Doctors in Washington, since 1987
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Magee's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Magee to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Magee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Magee saw me for hip pain last year. His office is equipped with on-site Xray which made the whole visit convenient and easy. He treated me right away with a plan I would be comfortable with. Amazing energy and bedside manner, Would recommend Dr. Magee to ANYONE!
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I have seen Dr. Magee about 3 times. He is an excellent doctor who does not sugar coat whatever is wrong with you. He is honest and sincere. I used to prefer to be babied by my doctors, but then I realized, being babied is not as important as being able to trust your doctor. Dr. Magee knows his...more
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Do not see this doctor. He promised follow up medication if I needed it and when I called his practice at 12:30 pm a Friday they said I'd have to wait until Monday with major pain in my dominant hand because he had properly charter the medication he agreed to make available to me. The practice...more
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In 2001 I tore the medial (inside) meniscus in my left knee. Dr Magee performed arthroscopy & removed it. Afterwards, he had to drain my knee 3x & couldn't figure out what was causing the fluid or pain I had. It turns out Dr M didn't pay attention that I was bow-legged. When he removed the meniscus...more
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