Christopher Ellingson, MD, FAAOS


OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Christopher Ellingson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. His career in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine has allowed him to positively impact both the physical well-being and functionality of patients.  During his time serving as a sports medicine orthopedic specialist with the US Navy, where he served for 22 years, he cared for patients of all ages and physical abilities, including the Naval Special Warfare (SEALS) Community.  He has a special clinical interest in and experience with hip arthroscopy for the treatment of femoracetabular impingement and hip labral tears. In his free time he likes to spend time with his wife and 3 daughters, who enjoy traveling together.

Christopher Ellingson
Christopher Ellingson

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Education & Training

  • Minnesota Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Orthopedic Surgery Residency 
  • Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, General Surgery Internship
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Medical Degree, 1998
  • Augustana College, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1994


  • Board certified in orthopedic surgery