Ron Christopher, M.D.
Dr. Christopher, M.D. is an Orthopedic surgeon who has been active in his profession since 1997. He became board certified and became a diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2000. He has extensive experience in treatment of the knee, hip, shoulder, and hand. He has performed thousands of joint replacements, arthroscopies, and other orthopedic procedures.
Dr. Christopher attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond Virginia. He was selected into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society while in medical school After a 1 year surgical internship in the U.S. Army, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Medical College of Virginia. He then served as an orthopedic surgeon in the U.S. Army from 1997-2000. Originally recruited to work in Knoxville, he and his family chose to settle in Morristown and began practicing there, in 2000.
Dr. Christopher has championed bringing the latest orthopedic technologies to the East Tennessee region to include computer assisted joint replacements and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Christopher has staff privileges at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Systems (Covenant), the Volunteer Ambulatory Surgery center and Jefferson Memorial Hospital (Tennova).