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Christopher C. Ghigiarelli, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Area of focus ?
Total Joint Replacement (Knee/Hip), Sports Medicine (Knee/Shoulder)
Languages spoken
English

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About Dr. Ghigiarelli

Philosophy of care

I intend to listen very intently to your problems, advise you the best I can and then treat you based on your health, social situation, support structure and personal desires. Most problems can be treated conservatively, with surgery being viewed as a final but effective option.

Why I entered medicine

My grandfather was a family doctor who died well before I was born. My father told me stories about him when I was young. Many involved Dad joining my grandfather on house visits in the middle of the night. He would even leave patients money for their prescriptions as he left them for the night. My grandfather certainly had an impact on my decision to enter medicine, a rewarding field where you can make a positive impact on people’s lives daily.

Personal interests

Outside work I am interested in physical fitness and anti-aging medicine.

Education

Undergraduate
Georgetown University, BS-Biology, 1992

Medical Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1996

Training

Internship 1997
General Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2001
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

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