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Dr. Christopher Ellingson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (23)
Map Pin Small Virginia Beach, VA
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Ellingson, MD

Dr. Christopher Ellingson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Virginia Beach, VA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from Washington University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dr. Ellingson, completed a residency at Bone and Joint / Sports Med Institute Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Patients rated Dr. Ellingson an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Ellingson works at Practice in Virginia Beach, VA with other offices in Portsmouth, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ellingson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Orthovirginia Inc.
    1717 Will O Wisp Dr Ste 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 422-8476
  2. 2
    Naval Medical Center
    620 John Paul Jones Cir, Portsmouth, VA 23708 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 953-7750

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Meniscus Tear
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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Meniscus Tear
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Chondromalacia
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Genu Varum
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pelvic Fracture
Sacral Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Arthrocentesis
Hip Arthroscopy
Knee Arthroscopy
Menisectomy
Steroid Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
AC Joint Injury
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Osteophyte
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Piriformis Syndrome
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spondylitis
ACL Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Christopher Ellingson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1417926585
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Minnesota Sports Med
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Bone and Joint / Sports Med Institute Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Residency
    Internship
    • Naval Aerospace Med Institute
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Augustana College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Christopher Ellingson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ellingson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ellingson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ellingson has seen patients for Joint Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ellingson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Ellingson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ellingson.

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