- 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
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 specializes in Mako robotic arm surgery.
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.
“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.”
ValleyOrtho University is a virtual education series presented by the world class surgeons at ValleyOrtho. Our goal is to provide valuable educational opportunities to help our neighbors and community continue to enjoy healthy and active lifestyles.
Watch previous ValleyOrtho University webinars by Dr. George by clicking on the videos below.
View the full list of recordings as well as upcoming webinars here: ValleyOrtho University
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.
Hip Labral Repair Playbook
Knee Replacement Playbook
Outpatient Surgery Playbook
Meniscus Repair Playbook
Total Hip Playbook
Rotator Cuff Playbook
ACL Recovery Guide
Partial Knee Replacement Playbook