Dr. Christopher Owens is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He serves as the medical director at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He has extensive experience and fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine to thoroughly diagnose and treat his patients’ pain or injury. He has provided medical team coverage for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, minor league baseball’s Charlotte Knights and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Davidson College. Dr. Owens has been the team physician for Concord High School since 2014 and also serves as an orthopedic consultant for Goshen High School.
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Owens believes that quality health care involves determining how all aspects of a person’s life impact his or her health. He approaches each patient with deep personal commitment, building a relationship based on compassion and honesty that helps him provide everyone with the best possible care. Dr. Owens considers all options and then develops a treatment plan that may include both nonsurgical and surgical options to help minimize pain and maximize recovery.
Dr. Owens has received advanced training in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery such as ACL reconstruction and cartilage repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repair, hip arthroscopy, shoulder replacement and partial knee replacement.
Dr. Owens has delivered presentations for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Mid-American Orthopedic Association and the North Carolina 1824 Orthopedic Society. He has also been published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Arthroscopy Techniques, and International Orthopedics. He has performed research on ACL injuries in NFL football players, arthroscopic hip labral repair and shoulder arthroplasty. He has worked as an instructor at the Arthroscopy Association of North America’s Shoulder Masters Course.