Dr. J Christophel, MD

Dr. J Christophel, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Dr. J Christophel, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

415 Ray C Hunt Dr Ste 2200

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-5700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Facial Reconstruction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Facial Fracture
more than 93% of peers
Acute Tonsillitis
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Christophel'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

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

84  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Virginia-General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of Virginia-Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of Minnesota-Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christophel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christophel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christophel to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Christophel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I would highly recommend Dr. Christophel. He is brilliant, yet humble; very through and efficient, yet never makes you feel as if you are just a number or as if he rushing you through.
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