Christopher V. Cox, M.D.

Christopher Cox, M.D.

Dr. Christopher V. Cox is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgeries, including hip replacement, partial and total knee replacements, as well as revisions of total joint surgeries. He is also a specialist in hip resurfacing procedures and has performed them since their introduction into the U.S. in 2006. He performs minimal incision posterior approach hip surgeries.

Dr. Cox is the Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Center at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. Additionally, he performs  surgery at the Presidio Surgery Center. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.

He is actively involved in the education of medical students, orthopaedic residents and physician assistant students.

About Dr. Cox


  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
  • MD, UC San Francisco
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Francisco
  • Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive and Implant Surgery, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, CA

Special Expertise

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Northern California Orthopaedic Society
  • California Orthopedic Association
  • Leroy Abbott Society
  • Lawrence Dorr Society