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Christopher J. Drinkwater, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-0522

Fax: (585) 320-1033

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

Biography

I am a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in modern joint replacement techniques including minimally invasive surgery, anterior approach to hip replacement, robotic assisted knee replacement surgery, hip resurfacing and partial knee replacement.

I have served as the Director of the Evarts Joint Center, where over 2200 joint replacements are performed each year. I am a member of international Orthopaedic and surgical societies, have authored numerous journal articles and presented papers at local and national meetings. I have given guest lectures for surgeons training in direct anterior hip replacement and robotic techniques.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1985
MB, BS | The University of New South Wales

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/1/1995 - 07/31/1996
Fellowship at Washington Orthopaedic Services

08/01/1994 - 07/31/1995
Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders

01/01/1990 - 12/31/1993
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Australian Orthopaedic Association Advanced Training Program Sydney (South Side)

02/20/1989 - 01/05/1990
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at The Hills Private Hospital

07/25/1988 - 01/08/1989
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Royal South Sydney Hospital

01/12/1987 - 07/10/1988
Residency in Surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital

01/05/1986 - 01/05/1987
Internship in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital

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Awards

1989
Awarded Commonwealth AIDS Research Grant

Publications

Journal Articles

1/2002
Ahmad CS, Guiney WB, Drinkwater CJ. "Evaluation of donor site intrinsic healing response in autologous osteochondral grafting of the knee." Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association.. 2002 Jan 0; 18(1):95-8.

4/1995
Drinkwater CJ, Neil MJ. "Optimal timing of wound drain removal following total joint arthroplasty." The Journal of arthroplasty.. 1995 Apr 0; 10(2):185-9.

1989
Drinkwater, C. "Hip Replacement - A Patient's Guide". N.S.W. Government Printers. 1989; .

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Videos

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Christopher J. Drinkwater, MD

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Dr Drinkwater of the Evarts Joint Center

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Dr. Drinkwater of the Evarts Joint Center

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Evarts Joint Center -Quality of Life

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Hip Resurfacing -- Evarts Joint Center -- Highland Hospital