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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher Drinkwater is Excellent. Dr. Drinkwater has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Drinkwater graduated from University Of New South Wales, Kensington. He has 2 awards.

Awarded Commonwealth AIDS Research Grant 1989
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Drinkwater has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Highland Hospital 
  • Strong Memorial Hospital 


  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Dr. Christopher J Drinkwater MBBS and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Christopher J. Drinkwater practice?
Dr. Christopher Drinkwater has 2 office locations.
Dr. Christopher Drinkwater practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Rochester, NY.
See Rochester Orthopedic Surgeons.