Christopher C. Dodson, MD

Christopher Dodson, MD

Rothman Institute at Jefferson

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Appointments: 800-321-9999

Dr. Christopher C. Dodson is a board certified Sports Medicine surgeon. He is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in sports related injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee.His clinical interests include shoulder instability, ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff tears, and elbow injuries in overhead athletes.  He serves as head team physician of the Philadelphia 76ers, assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Flyers, and as an orthopaedic consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the  Pittsburgh Pirates.


B.A., Brown University
M.D., Brown University
Internship, General Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Orthopaedic Residency, Hospital For Special Surgery
Fellowship, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery


Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College
Editorial Board, Brown Medicine
Reviewer, Hospital for Special Surgery Journal
Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Consultant, Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Team
Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Team Physician, Philadelphia Eagles


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine


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