Christopher J. Wahl, MD For an appointment call: 206.386.2600


  • Orthopedic


  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine

Christopher Wahl, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon fellowship-trained in sports medicine, arthroscopy and trauma. He also performs platelet-rich plasma therapy. He has extensive experience in the care of professional, elite, endurance and recreational athletes, having formerly served as head team physician for the San Diego Chargers and as Associate Professor and team physician at the University of Washington. Dr. Wahl has researched, lectured and published widely, and is recognized nationally as an expert in the treatment of high-energy, complex knee and shoulder disorders.

He was the recipient of the 2011 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship, teaching and learning at notable sports institutes across South America.

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Education & Fellowship

MD, Yale University

Yale University

Sports medicine and shoulder surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City
A.O. John Border Traveling Trauma Fellow, Germany and Switzerland
Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
​Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Head team physician (former) for the San Diego Chargers
Associate Professor (former), University of Washington
Team physician (former), University of Washington



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