Christian N. Anderson, M.D.

Christian N. Anderson, M.D.



Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • State of Tennessee (active) 2010
  • State of California (active) 2011
  • State of Kentucky (active) 2013


Education

Undergraduate:
- University of Tennessee B.S. (2002, Biochemistry) 1998 – 2002, Knoxville, TN


Medical School:
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine M.D. (2007) 2003 – 2007, Nashville, TN


Internship:
- Vanderbilt General Surgery 2007 – 2008, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Nashville, TN


Residency:
- Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Surgery 2008 – 2012, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Nashville, TN


Fellowship:
- Stanford Sports Medicine 2012 – 2013, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Stanford, CA


Biography

Christian Anderson, M.D., is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and hip.


Dr. Anderson graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee, and was selected into the Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board honor societies as the top 1% of his peers based on academic performance and leadership. He received his medical degree and completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. In addition to his training at Vanderbilt, Dr. Anderson completed a sports medicine fellowship from the prestigious Stanford Sports Medicine Center, where he served as the team doctor for the San Francisco 49ers leading up to and during Super Bowl XLVII.


Dr. Anderson holds active memberships in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA). He has a specific interest in the advancement of sports medicine through research and has published 21 scientific articles and book chapters, with three additional articles currently in press. In addition, he has presented his research at both national and international conferences.

Originally from Nashville, Dr. Anderson attended high school at Brentwood Academy, where he was the team captain of his three time state champion wrestling team. Dr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife, Jeanna, as well as traveling, hunting, photography, and fly fishing—even holding three International Game and Fish World Records.





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Christian N. Anderson, MD CV

Biomechanical Evaluation of Physeal-Sparing Fixation Methods in Tibial Eminence Fractures

Hip-Femoral Acetabular Impingement

Tibial Eminence Fractures


Research

  • Rheumatology Current Research – Reviewer October 2013 – Present
  • Clinical Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatology – Editorial Board June 2014 – Present
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine – Reviewer June 2014 – Present
  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation – Grants Reviewer Aug 2014 – Present
  • Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine - Reviewer June 2016 - Present

Awards

  • Phi Eta Sigma – University of Tennessee – National honor society recognizing scholastic achievement in freshman undergraduates - 1999
  • Bucky Ball Award – University of Tennessee – Award given to the student with the highest grade in General Chemistry -1999
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars - University of Tennessee - Honors organization recognizing 2000 outstanding academic achievement among first and second year college students - 2000
  • Phi Beta Kappa – University of Tennessee - 2000
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta – University of Tennessee – National premedical honor society awarding excellence in premedical scholarship - 2001
  • Golden Key International Honor Society – University of Tennessee – Academic honor society that recognizes scholastic achievement and excellence - 2001
  • Mortar Board Society – University of Tennessee – One percent of senior class chosen based on academic performance, leadership, and service - 2002
  • Summa Cum Laude – University of Tennessee, 3.93 GPA - 2002
  • Microbes and Defense Society – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Honor society for excellence in microbiology and immunology - 2004
  • International Game and Fish Association World Record – Landlocked Striped Bass, All Tackle Length Record Category - 2011
  • International Game and Fish Association World Record – Calico Bass, 8lb Tippet Category - 2013
  • International Game and Fish Association World Record – European Grayling, All Tackle Length Record Category - 2013

Memberships & Associations


Present & Past:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine – Candidate Member
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America - Associate Member
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association - Active Member
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association

Team Coverage Experience

  • Country Music Marathon, Nashville, TN 2005, 2006
  • TSSAA football, Nashville, TN – Alternate team physician 2009
  • Glencliff High School Football, Nashville, TN – Team physician 2010, 2011
  • San Francisco 49ers Football, San Francisco, CA – Assistant team physician 2012 – 2013
  • Stanford University Athletics – Associate team physician 2012 – 2013
  • Cheatham County High School – Team Physician, 2013 - Present
  • Ezell Harding High School - Team Physician, 2015 - Present

Team Physician

  • Cheatham County
  • Ezell Harding