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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Christian Athanassious, MD

Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Network
Address
Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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Phone
(707) 546-1922

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Drexel University College of Medicine
    • Residency
      Monmouth Medical Center
    • Fellowship
      Stanford University
    Areas of Interest
    • Surgical Spine Care
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Directory of Total Spine Health Program
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Christian Athanassious is a board certified spine surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery from Stanford University. Dr. Athanassious is the Medical Director of The Total Spine Health Program.

    An advocate of the whole-body medical approach to treating patients, Dr. Athanassious completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology from UC Davis with the intention of pursuing his medical doctorate. With a thorough background in psychology, Dr. Athanassious never loses sight of the mind and body connection when considering the best treatment for his patients. In the time between graduating from UC Davis and applying to medical school, Dr. Athanassious was a Howard Hughes Scholar working as a research manager, researcher, and anatomy lecturer at UC Davis for premed and medical students while he was studying for the MCAT.

    He went on to complete a post baccalaureate in Medical Science at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Athanassious was the only graduate invited to continue on at the same school to complete his Doctorate of Medicine. He then completed his orthopaedic residency at Monmouth Medical Center, and was selected to serve as the Chief Resident in his final year. Throughout his undergraduate studies, graduate studies, and residency, Dr. Athanassious published many award-winning studies on a variety of medical subjects.

    Dr. Athanassious’ outstanding achievements earned him a spot in the prestigious Stanford University Spine Fellowship, which he completed in 2014. After training alongside some of the world’s finest spine surgeons, Dr. Athanassious brings invaluable expertise and knowledge about the latest advancements in orthopaedic spine operative and nonoperative care to individuals of all ages in the greater Santa Rosa area.

    Dr. Athanassious was born in Scotland, raised in the U.S., and has been a longtime resident of California. He is married and enjoys many physical activities including mountain biking, skiing, martial arts, and running.
    For a consultation, please call 707-546-1922 (option #1) and request an appointment with Dr. Athanassious.