Chris Espinoza, MD

Specialties

ORTHOPEDICS | SPORTS MEDICINE
JOINT REPLACEMENT | UPPER EXTREMITY

Total Joint Replacement for Knee, Shoulder and Reverse Shoulder; Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopedic Care of the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle, Fracture Care

Locations

NORTH OKC
9600 Broadway Ext | OKC, OK 73114

EDMOND
400 N Bryant Ave | Edmond, OK 73034

NORMAN
3700 36th Ave NW | Norman, OK 73072

 

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About Dr. Espinoza

Dr. Chris Espinoza is mindful of how important it is to be supportive and empathetic to his patients. He feels blessed to have a job he loves and the opportunity to help people get back to doing what they want to do. For Dr. Espinoza, it is not just about the clinic visit – he thinks about his patients far beyond that moment. He reviews surgical plans the day before to make sure every detail is in place and finds himself still thinking of patients six months down the road. He hopes patients know when they leave his office a tremendous amount of time has gone into their care plan. Dr. Espinoza is very proud to be an Oklahoman. He graduated from Westmoore High School. Dr. Espinoza has worked with the U.S. Olympic Ski and Snowboard Teams  and other athletes from around the world. He currently serves as a Team Orthopedic Surgeon for Oklahoma State University athletics and Head Team Physician at Edmond Santa Fe High School. Dr. Espinoza is happy to see anyone, but specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy – taking care of athletes, young kids and older weekend warriors. Dr. Espinoza and his wife have a full house. They are parents of twins. 

Awards & Affiliations

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Oklahoma County and State Medical Societies

HONORS

  • University of Texas Southwestern Orthopaedic Surgery – Vert Mooney Award, 2012
  • University of Texas Southwestern Orthopaedic Surgery, Administrative Chief Resident, 2011
  • University of Colorado White Merit Scholarship, 2005
  • UT Southwestern T-35 NIH Research Training Grant, 2004
  • University of Colorado, Chancellor's Diversity Scholarship, 2004

SPORTS COVERAGE

  • Team Physician for the University of Central Oklahoma, present
  • Team Physician for Edmond Santa Fe High School, present
  • Team Physician for United States Ski and Snowboarding Teams, present
  • Team Physician for Battle Mountain High School, Vail, CO, present
  • Team Assistant Physician for the Oklahoma City Dodgers, present
  • Team Physician for Shawnee High School, 2013-16
  • Team Assistant Physician for Oklahoma City Barons Hockey Team, 2014-15
  • Team Assistant Physician for Oklahoma City Redhawks, 2014
  • Team Assistant Physician, World Olympic Gymnastics Academy Classic, Frisco, TX, 2012
  • Team Assistant Physician, Grand Prairie Airhog Baseball, Grand Prairie, TX, 2010-12
  • Team Assistant Physician, Dallas and Garland Independent School Districts, 2009-12
  • Team Assistant Physician, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 2009-12

Education

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Colorado
College of Medicine
Aurora, CO - 2007

 

RESIDENCY

Orthopedic Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX

FELLOWSHIP

Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Fellowship
Steadman Clinic
Vail, CO

BOARD CERTIFIED

American Board
of Orthopaedic Surgery

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Allyson Pinkley, PA-C