Dr. Christopher Proctor, MD

Dr. Christopher Proctor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Christopher Proctor, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

511 Bath St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Contact Information

(805) 963-9377

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Proctor'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 Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

60  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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19  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • 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
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Columbia Presby Med Ctr/Ny Orth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • So Cal Center Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Proctor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Proctor's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Proctor to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Proctor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Proctor has successfully fixed my knee, shoulder and elbow. Thanks to his surgical skills and Orthopaedic expertise I've been able to continue an active life style. I highly recommend Dr. Proctor and his staff at Alta.
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I highly recommend Dr Proctor and his MA staff. Both he and staff explained the workings of my shoulders, surgical options/procedures and outcomes. Surgery and recovery were well explained. Post op calls and follow-up care/appointments were cordial and professional, while at the same time personal,...more
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Very satisfied with Dr. Proctor always explains and helps understands any issues. Great staff working with him I will highly recommend anyone to see him and his staff.
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I had a traumatic sports injury with a locked knee and significant pain (bucket handle meniscus tear). Dr. Proctor and his staff we top notch. Surgery was necessary to repair the tear and was completed less than a week after my injury. They are good people and talented professionals. Thanks!
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I had a great outcome after rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder.
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