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Christopher Michael Farrell, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Adults (18+ years), Children (1-11 years)



ACL Reconstruction, Hip Replacement, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine more


Maryland Orthopedic Institute

Appointment Phone: 240-449-8262
6420 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Fax: 240-449-8257


Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; Georgetown University School of Medicine (1999)


  • Orthopaedic Surgery; Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Sciences (2004)


  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine; Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (2005)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery; The Hospital for Special Surgery (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery) (2008)

Activities & Honors


  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Washingtonian Magazine, 2010
  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Super Doctors Magazine, 2011
  • Fellow for Team's Orthopedic Surgeon, New York Knicks, 2004
  • Fellow for Team's Orthopedic Surgeon, New Jersey Nets, 2004
  • Edward D. Henderson, MD prize for Excellence in Medical Writing, Mid-America Orthopedic Association, 2003
  • The Faculty Research Award as a participant in the Mark B. Coventry Clinical Research Competition, The Mayo Foundation, 2003
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1999
  • The American Institute of Chemists Award, 1995
  • Magna Cum Laude, Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, 1995
  • Phi Betta Kappa, 1995
  • The Dr. Michael Barrette Medal, 1995
  • John T. Adams Fellowship, 1993


  • 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

Patient Ratings & Comments

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