Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Dr. Christopher Walton is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
Springfield, OR 97477
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District
Eugene, OR 97401
specialties & expertise
Dr. Christopher Walton has the following 21 areas of expertise, 2 specialties and 1 board certification.
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
Temple University School Of Medicine graduated in 1985
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
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