Dr. John completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina before attending the University of Louisville School of Medicine to earn his medical degree. He then completed an internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at University of Alabama Hospitals and a fellowship in sports medicine at the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center.<br/><br/>

As a sports medicine provider at Carilion Clinics Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences, Dr. John specializes in shoulder, elbow and knee arthroscopy; rotator cuff, shoulder and elbow instability; elbow tendonitis and all knee sports injuries. He is assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and assistant clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.<br/><br/>

Dr. John is the team physician at Virginia Military Institute, Southern Virginia University, Roanokes Patrick Henry High School, and Valley Select Lacrosse. He is also a reviewer for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.<br/><br/>

When Dr. John is not in the office, he enjoys swimming, tennis, cycling, travel, and watching his childrens sports teams. He is married and has three children.
Seeing athletes of any age return to their sports and activities without pain is absolutely the most fulfilling part of my job.
In Practice Since
Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2004
Procedures Performed
Clavicle, fracture repair (open/closed)
Elbow, arthroscopy (scope)
Knee, ACL reconstruction, primary and revision
Knee, arthroscopy (scope)
Knee, meniscal repair
Knee, meniscectomy
Shoulder, repair/reconstruction (AC joint)
Shoulder, arthroscopy (scope)
Shoulder, joint replacement (partial and total)
Shoulder, Reconstruction for instabilty and tear
Shoulder, rotator cuff repair
Elbow, tendon repair/biceps/triceps
Foot, achilles repair
Knee, patellar dislocation reconstruction
Elbow, ultra-sound guided injections
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Medical Education
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Undergraduate Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Degree
M.D.
Schools
University of Louisville School of Medicine*
Internships
University of Alabama @ Birmingham
Residencies
University of Alabama @ Birmingham
Fellowships
Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center
Interests
Any body part, Separations/dislocations
Clavicle, fractures (collar-bone)
Elbow, bursitis
Knee, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
Knee, instability or dislocation
Knee, ligament injury or tear
Knee, meniscal tears or injuries
Knee pain, acute and/or activity related injuries
Knee, sprains and strains
Shoulder AC joint (injury or arthritis)
Shoulder, arthritis
Shoulder, bursitis
Shoulder, dislocations
Shoulder, impingement
Shoulder, instability or dislocation
Shoulder pain, activity related injuries
Shoulder, rotator cuff injuries or disease
Shoulder, sprains and strains
Elbow, biceps, injury/tear
Elbow pain, activity related injuries or condition
Elbow, tendinopathy
Elbow, tennis and golfers
Stress, fractures
Knee, fractures
Shoulder, biceps, injury/tear
Shoulder, labral tear
Knee, tendon ruptures
Wrist, cubital tunnel
Elbow, dislocations
Knee, Patella dislocation
Elbow, injuries
Ankle, achilles tendinitis
Given Name
Christopher K.
Surname
John
Gender
Male
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts Mychart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
true
Average Rating
4.7
Rating Count
37