Christopher George, MD

Christopher A. George, MD

  • Hip Replacement

  • Knee Repair

  • Knee Replacement

  • Reconstruction & Replacement

  • Sports Medicine

Dr. Christopher George has been providing orthopedic care to patients in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2013. He specializes in sports medicine, hip arthroscopy, anterior muscle sparing total hip replacement, and knee reconstruction and replacement. With minimally invasive and arthroscopic treatment options, Dr. George strives to return patients to the lifestyle and activities they desire.

Dr. George grew up in Iowa and attended college at the University of Iowa. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He then continued his training and specialization in orthopedic sports medicine with the Aspen Sports Medicine Foundation.

When he is out of the office, Dr. George spends time with his wife Marni and their children, Ryder and Avelyn.

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Experience

Training

  • Board Certification: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship: Aspen Sports Medicine Foundation
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Iowa

Society Memberships and Leadership Roles

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Valley View Hospital Surgery Department Chair (2016, 2018)
  • Valley View Hospital Medical Executive Committee (2015-2018)
  • Valley View Hospital Physician Advisory Council (2017-present day)

Practice Philosophy

My goal is to return patients to their desired activities and lifestyle. My approach starts with conservative treatment options and progresses to surgery when appropriate. Together, my patients and I develop a treatment plan to help get them back to their active lifestyle as efficiently as possible.

Patient Playbooks

These Patient Playbooks are custom guides developed by Dr. George and his team to provide his patients with evidence based tools to best prepare for and recover from surgery.

Rotator Cuff Playbook

Knee Replacement Playbook

Total Hip Playbook

ACL Playbook

Locations

Glenwood Springs

Valley View Hospital
1906 Blake Ave
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 970.945.7140

Willits – Basalt

Willits HealthCare
350 Market St.
Basalt, CO 81621 970.384.7140

Eagle

Eagle HealthCare
377 Sylvan Lake Road
Eagle, CO 81631 970.328.6357