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Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 62
Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD
5.0 (207 Ratings)

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Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bakersfield, CA.
Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD
5.0 (207 Ratings)
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Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 62
Bakersfield, CA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bakersfield, CA.

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Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has 36 years experience. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Kern Valley Healthcare District. Dr. Hamilton has experience treating conditions like Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Humerus Fracture among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Hamilton received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 207 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Hamilton is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Humerus Fracture
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Humerus Fracture
Chondromalacia
Knee Ligament Tears
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sciatica
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Shoulder Osteophyte
Tenosynovitis
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
AC Joint Injury
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Femur Fracture
Genu Varum
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Disorders
Knee Osteophyte
Lupus
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Morton's Neuroma
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Sacrum Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arthrocentesis
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Articular Cartilage Repair
Elbow Arthroscopy
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • UCSHIP-CA PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Select Plus HMO
  • Access Plus Savenet
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Ucla Integrated Provider Network
    5201 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309
  2. 2 Southern California Orthopedic Institute Lp
    6815 Noble Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  3. 3 Shelby Bentz M.d. Inc
    2400 Bahamas Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93309

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Based on 207 Reviews
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4 Stars (3)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (0)

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Apr 11, 2024
Dr. Hamilton explained my procedure and was amenable to answering related inquires regarding my procedure.
Gary Blakey — Apr 11, 2024
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine in 1988. He specializes in Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and more.
Biography
Specialties*
Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    1988
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    1989
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    1994
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Hamilton's profile.

Dr. Hamilton frequently treats the following conditions: Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Humerus Fracture. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Kern Valley Healthcare District.

Yes, Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD holds board certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

    420 34th St, Bakersfield, CA

  • Kern Valley Healthcare District

    6412 Laurel Ave, Lake Isabella, CA