Christopher R. Vitale, DO
Christopher Vitale, DO, is a board-eligible orthopaedic trauma surgeon who joined the TraumaONE team in 2016. Dr. Vitale specializes in the care of adult and pediatric trauma injuries as well as joint replacements and non-union surgeries.
Dr. Vitale was raised in the Detroit, Michigan area and attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He continued his education with medical school at Michigan State, graduating with honors including membership in the Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Society. Dr. Vitale completed his orthopaedic residency at McLaren Medical Center through Michigan State. He finished his training in San Diego, California with a Fellowship in orthopaedic trauma.
Dr. Vitale chose orthopaedic trauma as his specialty because it allows him the opportunity to guide patients through their entire traumatic injury and recovery process. He never takes his role for granted or the responsibility he bears while treating trauma patients, who at times may be in one of the most vulnerable positions of their lives.
Dr. Vitale enjoys playing hockey, running, playing golf and spending time with his family. He and his wife enjoy hiking together, traveling, trying new restaurants and cooking dinner together at home.