Christopher V. Cox, M.D.

Knee and Hip Total Joint Replacement, General Orthopaedics

Doctor Christopher CoxDr. Christopher V. Cox is a board certified orthopedic surgeon affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California. He specializes in total joint replacement surgeries, including hip replacement, knee replacement, and complicated revision total joint surgeries.

Dr. Cox received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1982 from Lewis and Clark College in Oregon. At Lewis and Clark, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He subsequently obtained his medical degree and his orthopedic specialty training at the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed a Fellowship in Adult Joint Replacement and Implant Surgery at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Southern California.

Since 1992, Dr. Cox has been in private practice in San Francisco. He is the Vice-Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at California Pacific Medical Center and the Chair of the Orthopedic Quality Assurance Committee. He is also currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF. He has presented to numerous scientific organizations and published in the orthopedic literature. He is the past-president of the Western Orthopedic Association, Northern California Chapter and sits on the Board of Directors of the Abbott Society of UCSF. He is an accomplished cyclist and mountaineer.

Medical and Professional Societies:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Fellowship
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Western Orthopedic Association
California Orthopedic Association
California Medical Association
San Francisco Medical Society
Leroy Abbott Society
Lawrence Dorr Society


I Highly Recommend Dr. Cox He is Simply the Best!

Dr. Christopher Cox is my doctor and he is a wonderful surgeon. I went to see him with two very painful knees and I appreciate that he exhausted all options before recommending surgery...