Christopher Bechtel, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland, OH, UH Cleveland Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Cleveland, OH

Assistant Professor, Division of Total Joint Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

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  • Office

    UH Cleveland Medical Center
    11100 Euclid Avenue, Hanna House 6th Floor
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    Phone(216) 844-3053
    Fax(216) 844-5970
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Education & Training

  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Thomas Jefferson UniversityFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, 2016 - 2017
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2010 - 2015
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineClass of 2010
  • University of Notre DameBS, Magna Cum Laude, 2001 - 2005
  • University of Notre DameB.S., Magna Cum Laude, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2016 - 2019
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2010 - 2023

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2nd Place, Resident Essay Contest Ohio Orthopaedic Society Meeting, 2014
  • Best Research Presentation Award, Musculoskeletal Research Day Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2012
  • Volvo for Life Award, National Finalist 2005

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Are radiographic and direct measures of acetabular polyethylene wear comparable?  
    Parran KK, Bechtel CP, Moore RD, Gebhart JJ, Reich MS, Kraay MJ, Rimnac CM, J Arthroplasty, 1/1/2018
  • Particle-induced osteolysis is mediated by TIRAP/Mal in vitro and in vivo: Dependence on adherent pathogen-associated molecular patterns  
    Bechtel CP, Gebhart JJ, Tatro JM, Kiss-Toth E, Wilkinson JM, Greenfield EM, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am), 1/1/2016
  • Stability of the posteromedial fragment in a tibial plateau fracture  
    Immerman I, Bechtel C, Yildrim G, Heller Y, Walker PS, Egol KA, Journal of Knee Surgery, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Combined use of intra-articular and intravenous tranexamic acid for total knee arthroplasty: Can you have too much of a good thing? 
    Naples, FL - 1/1/2017
  • Femoral head-stem dissociation secondary to severe trunnion corrosion. 
  • TLR Signaling through TIRAP/Mal Mediates Inflammatory Osteolysis. 
    Kos, Greece - 1/1/2014
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  • Treatment of long bone nonunions: factors affecting healing. 
    Egol KA, Bechtel C, Spitzer AB, Rybak L, Walsh M, Davidovitch R, Bulletin of NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

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