Dr. Christopher Vitale, DO

Dr. Christopher Vitale, DO

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery  ·  
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Age 33
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Dr. Christopher Vitale, DO is an orthopedic trauma surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery and joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture Care
high
more than 81% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 75% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 62% of peers

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Dr. Vitale's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vitale "Christopher Vitale, DO, is a board-eligible orthopaedic trauma surgeon who joined the TraumaONE team in 2016. Dr. Vitale specializes in the care of adult and pediatric trauma injuries as well as joint replacements and non-union surgeries. Dr. Vitale was raised in the Detroit, Michigan area and attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He continued his education with medical school at Michigan State, graduating with honors including membership in the Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Society. Dr. Vitale completed his orthopaedic residency at McLaren Medical Center through Michigan State. He finished his training in San Diego, California with a Fellowship in orthopaedic trauma. Dr. Vitale chose orthopaedic trauma as his specialty because it allows him the opportunity to guide patients through their entire traumatic injury and recovery process. He never takes his role for granted or the responsibility he bears while treating trauma patients, who at times may be in one of the most vulnerable positions of their lives. Dr. Vitale enjoys playing hockey, running, playing golf and spending time with his family. He and his wife enjoy hiking together, traveling, trying new restaurants and cooking dinner together at home."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Vitale does not have any board certifications listed.

68  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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40  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nonunion Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
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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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • McLaren Macomb Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • McLaren Macomb Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital/Scripps Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vitale has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vitale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vitale's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vitale to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Vitale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was in a car accident with leg and arm fractures and was in the hospital for a week. I needed multiple surgeries. He sat down and explained everything to me so I always knew what was going on. Ive never had a doctor sit down with me like he did. I am so greatful that Dr. Vitale was there when...more
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