Christopher J. Nanson, M.D., M.P.H.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Christopher J. Nanson, M.D., M.P.H.

Adult Reconstructive Surgery Hip and Knee Replacement

Meet Dr. Christopher Nanson, a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon with special interest in reconstructive joint surgery with emphasis on hip and knee reconstruction. He specializes in the direct anterior approach, one of the minimally invasive techniques used in hip replacement surgery. He is trained and certified in robotic assisted MAKO partial knee resurfacing and total knee and hip replacements.

Dr. Nanson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and received his master degree in Public Health. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed a surgery residency program at Phoenix Orthopedic Surgery followed by an orthopaedic residency program at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Nanson completed an adult reconstructive surgery fellowship program at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte North Carolina.

Dr. Nanson is a native Oregonian and his favorite recreational activities include golf, skiing, hiking and cycling. He enjoys reading and spending time with his family.


  • Medical School:
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Internship:
  • Phoenix Orthopedic Surgery, Phoenix, AZ
  • Residency:
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Fellowship:
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
    OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center,
    Charlotte, NC 2008-2009
  • Started Practice:
  • 2009
  • Board Certified:
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • American Medical Association
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    • North Pacific Orthopaedic Society
    • Oregon Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Western Orthopaedic Society
  • Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations:
    • Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
    • Providence Portland Medical Center
    • Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
    • Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center
    • Oregon Surgical Institute

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Office & mailing address

15755 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 200
Tigard, OR 97224

Opening Hours

Mon - Thurs : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri : 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM