Christopher D. Chaput, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Division of Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Director of Research, Roney Bone and Joint Institute

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

  • Baylor 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, Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, 1998-2002
  • Rotating Internship, Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M Health Science Center, 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
  • Bell County Medical Association
  • American Medical Association

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish

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    4.7 out of 5

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