Dr. Christopher Wilson, MD

Dr. Christopher Wilson, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Wilson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

Hand Surgery Associates

2 Scripps Dr Ste 310

Sacramento, CA 95825
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alameda Alliance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • San Francisco Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wilson'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. Wilson "I work to develop a partnership with my patients. One of the most important things I need to know is how the physical problem affects your life. We will have a dialogue, through which you will understand the diagnostic process, your treatment choices, and the recovery process. Patients themselves will help guide and direct the diagnostic studies and treatment plan."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumor
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture

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59  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • 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, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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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

  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Curtis Natl Hand Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Walter Reed Army MC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Wilson's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilson to family and friends
33 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Wilson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Wonderful doctor. There are doctors on the East coast that are familiar with his fine work! Thank you!
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I saw Dr. Wilson for trigger finger issues. I was seen quickly once I arrived at his office, & found Dr. Wilson & his staff to be extremely efficient, pleasant & easy to talk to. Dr Wilson took the time to explain the cause of my problem & to discuss in detail what the surgical procedure would...more
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Well all I can say is I was perfectly happy with my visit even though I ended up with an injection. He was gentle and caring plus made sure I wouldn't be in pain. Discussed the problem and I will go back but hopefully won't need to since that would most likely mean surgery. ??
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Dr. Wilson is an experienced surgeon. He's easy to talk to, explains things well, & clearly cares about the well-being of his patients. I had a severe wrist fracture & he was in no way intimidated by it. I am only 2 weeks postop, but I believe that I will have a good outcome thanks to Dr. Wilson's...more
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Dr. Wilson is a kind, caring and highly skilled surgeon. He performed LRTI surgery on my left hand in February 2016 with an excellent result, which I needed due to the failure of an earlier surgery with a different surgeon. I recommend him with no reservations.
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