Dr. Christopher Hood Jr, DPM

Dr. Christopher Hood Jr, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 33
Dr. Christopher Hood Jr, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Temple University-School Of Podiatric Medicine in 2012 and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatric foot & ankle surgery, and more.Read his story

300 20th Ave N Ste 103

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

(615) 277-6698

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Center Care
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
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Plantar Fasciitis
more than 59% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 53% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 51% of peers

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Dr. Hood Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hood Jr " Dr. Christopher R. Hood JR, DPM, is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon / podiatrist and the newest physician to join Neuhaus Foot & Ankle, working out of the Nashville - St. Thomas Midtown Office. Dr. Hood grew up in suburban Philadelphia, Pensylvania. He graduated from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 2012 and then performed his residency training at the Crozer Keystone Health Center in Upland, PA from 2012 to 2015 where he was Chief Resident during the third year of training. Here he learned the basics in podiatric medicine with a global exposure to wound care, diabetic care, office palliative care for everyday ailments, and forefoot to rearfoot surgery for both reconstructive and traumatic pathology. Upon completion, he was accepted into the Pennsylvania Intensive Lower Extremity Fellowship under Dr. Jason R. Miller, DPM at Premier Orthopaedics in Malvern, PA. The fellowship is one of ~40 in the country for extended podiatric/foot and ankle surgical training sponsored by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). During the fellowship, he underwent advanced training in complex pathology including sports medicine, forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, pedal rheumatological disease, trauma, and joint (ankle) replacement surgery. The fellowship transitioned into employment by Premier Orthopaedics where he worked for two years before relocating to Nashville, TN where he then joined up with Neuhaus Foot & Ankle. Dr. Hood also has an interest in research with multiple published manuscripts in foot and ankle journals, poster abstracts at national conferences, and a monthly blog in Podiatry Today magazine. Furthermore, he lectures both locally and nationally within multiple podiatric organizations (e.g., PPMA, APMA) including both scientific/medical related topics (foot and ankle pathology) as well as lectures pertaining to podiatric medical education, new practitioner growth, and social media in medicine/podiatry. To that end, he has created his own website, "footandankleresource", with the goal of podiatric medicine/surgery education and awareness. Dr. Hood is currently accepting new patients in Nashville, Tennessee. Please call 615 277 6698 to schedule your appointment. He is looking forward to treat you today!"
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3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hood Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Callus
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neuromas
  • Onychomycosis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures
  • Wound and-or Ulcer Foot
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33  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Peroneal Tendon Surgery
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Wart Treatment
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Temple University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • Temple University-School Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Crozer Chester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Pennsylvania Intensive Lower Extremity Fellowship, Premier Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hood was very personable and caring. He would call with an answer to any questions I had. He treated me like I was a member of his family. I hated to see him leave for another state. He was understanding and helpful from thr first appointment when I broke my ankle. He also explained the...Read More
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Great Dr. that does even better work. Dr. Hood understood my concerns and addressed them calm and confident manner. My broken ankle feels great and I am back to 100%, six months post surgery. Thank you Dr. Hood.
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Thank You Dr. Hood for taking such good care of me on Monday??Wonderful Dr. and he was very helpful with my foot problems ??
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Great Experience with Dr. Hood. Very knowledgeable and able to answer all my questions on my broken foot. Gave me the tools and info for my foot to be healed. Got me in and out without feeling rushed and answering all my questions.
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I was very impressed with Dr. Hood. He was quite knowledgeable and caring. I have previously been to other foot doctors, but chose to find a better podiatrist. I am really glad that I found him and highly recommend him.
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