Dr. Farrell

Christopher M. Farrell, MD
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice and Privileges

  • Maryland Orthopedic Institute, Bethesda, MD - current
  • Staff Physician Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 2008-present
  • Staff Physician Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD 2009- present
  • Staff Physician Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD 2008-present
  • School orthopedist for the St. Raphael School


  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC 1995-1999
  • Bachelors of Science, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 1991-1995

Orthopedic Training

  • Fellowship, Joint Reconstruction Fellowship at Hospital For Special Surgery/Weill Medical College of Cornell University 2005-2006
  • Fellowship, Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine Knee Fellowship with the Insall Scott Kelly Institute at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 2004-2005
  • Residency, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN 1999-2004


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Montgomery County Medical Society
  • MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society
  • Georgetown Clinical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Professional Team Coverage

  • Fellow for Team's Orthopedic Surgeon, New York Knicks 2004-2005
  • Fellow for Team's Orthopedic Surgeon, New Jersey Nets 2004-2005

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Washingtonian Magazine - 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017
  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Super Doctors Magazine - 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Top Doctor in the Washington area by Washington Consumers' Checkbook - 2014/2015
  • The Faculty Research Award as a participant in the Mark B. Coventry Clinical Research Competition, Mayo Foundation, Department of Orthopedic Surgery -2003
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - 1999
  • Magna cum laude, Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences- 1995
  • Phi Beta Kappa - 1995
  • The Dr. Michael Barrette Medal - 1995
  • The American Institute of Chemists Award - 1995
  • John T. Adams Fellowship - 1993
  • Early Acceptance Georgetown University Medical School as a sophomore -1993

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Why Choose Us?

  • "Dr. Farrell, I wanted to express my appreciation for the wonderful care you have provided me over the years...."
    - Elizabeth, Bethesda, MD
  • "Dr. Chris Farrell is the best doctor I have ever been to..."
    - Michael, Takoma Park, MD
  • "... you have managed to keep me running pain free over the years you have cared for me..."
    Karen, Washington, DC
  • "... He is now my family's orthopedic doctor and I have recommended him to all of our friends."
    Athena, Washington, DC
  • "... I have recommended him to friends and family and they have come away universally impressed with his care."
    John, Bethesda, MD
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