Christopher D. Chaput, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Scott & White Healthcare

Director of Orthopedic Research

Spinal Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Disorders of the Cervical Spine (Neck) including Complex Reconstructive Procedures, Lumbar Trauma and Tumor, Less Invasive Surgery of the Lumbar Spine, Minimally Invasive Procedures in the Cervical Spine, Motion Preservation & Disc Replacement in the Cervical Spine

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Scott & White Appointment
    September 2, 2003

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, MD, 1997
  • Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX, BA, Magna Cum Laude, 1989-1993

  • Specialty Training
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship, The Maryland Spine Fellowship, 2002-2003
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 1998-2002
  • Rotating Internship, Texas A&M University, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 1997-1998

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Awards and Honors
  • Citation of Excellence, Baylor Division of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Brown Scholarship, Southwestern University
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

  • Professional Memberships
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Bell County Medical Association
  • American Medical Association

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish


    Scott & White Roney Bone & Joint Institute
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508