Santa Rosa Orthopaedic’s Dr. Christian Athanassious has been selected by his peers as among the best orthopaedic doctors by Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctors survey for 2018.

Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctor survey is distributed annually to local doctors who are asked which medical specialist they would most often recommend to someone they care about. More than 300 professionals emerged as top docs in 50 specialties of medicine.  Survey results revealed that SRO’s orthopaedic surgeon Christian N. Athanassious, is viewed as exemplary in the field of spine surgery.

About the Spine Health Program

The Total Spine Health Program employs innovative diagnostic testing, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and targeted therapies at our full-service onsite physical therapy center to improve mobility and quality of life. With expert an orthopaedic physician and physician assistant working alongside a veteran physical therapy staff within the same practice, SRO has set a high standard for comprehensive orthopaedic spine care in Sonoma County.

Many patients arrive at the Total Spine Health Program with conditions that may never require surgery. With appropriate diagnosis, our team is often able to provide effective non-surgical treatment. When conservative care is not enough, surgery may be indicated. Our physical therapists have worked closely with the surgeons to develop post-operative protocols designed to safely guide patients through the rehabilitation process. The collaboration between therapist and surgeon continues throughout care at SRO.

The Total Spine Health Program strives to do everything possible to get you back to doing the things you love most. When surgery is necessary, Dr. Athanassious carries fellowship training in the most advanced spinal surgery and injection procedures from the prestigious Stanford University.

About Dr. Athanassious

Dr. Christian Athanassious is a board-certified spine surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery from Stanford University. Dr. Athanassious is the Medical Director of The Total Spine Health Program.

An advocate of the whole-body medical approach to treating patients, Dr. Athanassious completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology from UC Davis with the intention of pursuing his medical doctorate. With a thorough background in psychology, Dr. Athanassious never loses sight of the mind and body connection when considering the best treatment for his patients.