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Christopher R. Vitale, DO

Trauma Surgeon

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.

Serving Patients at These Locations

Fort Wayne – North Office
Entrance #8
11136 Parkview Circle
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Phone: (260) 484-8551
Toll-free: (800) 589-8551

Fort Wayne – Clinton Street
5050 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Phone: (260) 484-8551
Toll-free: (800) 589-8551

Fort Wayne – Southwest
7920 West Jefferson Blvd., Suite 100
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Phone: (260) 484-8551
Toll-free: (800) 589-8551

Subspecialty

Orthopaedic Trauma

Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Eligible
October 2015

Medical School

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan
2010
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

McLaren-Macomb Regional Medical Center
Mount Clemens, Michigan
July 1, 2010-July 31, 2011

Residency

McLaren-Macomb Regional Medical Center
Mount Clemens, Michigan
August 1, 2011-June 30, 2015
Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

Sharp Memorial Hospital/Scripps Memorial Hospital
San Diego, California
August 1, 2015-July 31, 2016
Orthopaedic Trauma