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Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
5.0 (210)
Map Pin Small Bakersfield, CA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD

Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bakersfield, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Kern Valley Healthcare District. Patients rated Dr. Hamilton an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hamilton works at Practice in Bakersfield, CA with other offices in Van Nuys, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Humerus Fracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem 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. Hamilton's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ucla Integrated Provider Network
    5201 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 328-5565
  2. 2
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute Lp
    6815 Noble Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 901-6600
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Shelby Bentz M.d. Inc
    2400 Bahamas Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 328-5565

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
  • Kern Valley Healthcare District

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Humerus Fracture
Chondromalacia
Knee Ligament Tears
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sciatica
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Shoulder Osteophyte
Tenosynovitis
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
AC Joint Injury
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Femur Fracture
Genu Varum
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Disorders
Knee Osteophyte
Lupus
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Morton's Neuroma
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Sacrum Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arthrocentesis
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Articular Cartilage Repair
Elbow Arthroscopy
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
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    About Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1598795130
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christopher Hamilton, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hamilton is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Hamilton has seen patients for Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis and Humerus Fracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hamilton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    210 patients have reviewed Dr. Hamilton. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hamilton.

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