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Christopher G. Houdek, MD

Christopher G. Houdek, MD

Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Foothills Region

Hickory
Newton

Dr. Christopher Houdek obtained his undergraduate degree in cell and molecular biology from the University of Michigan. He was awarded his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he also completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery.

Following residency, he completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the Detroit Medical Center where he helped care for the Detroit Red Wings, Pistons, and Tigers. During fellowship he received advanced training in sports medicine, ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, shoulder instability and rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon.

He is a member of several professional organizations, including: the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Michigan Orthopedic Society, the Detroit Academy of Orthopedics, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

In Tucson, Arizona, he practiced orthopedic sports medicine for four years and was the team physician for the AHL Tucson Roadrunners and Ironwood Ridge High School.

Dr. Houdek and his wife, Erin, have two children, Collin and Lilyana.

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Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan
  • Doctorate: Michigan State University
  • Residency: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Fellowship: Detroit Medical Center

Associations

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Michigan Orthopedic Society
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • Detroit Academy of Orthopedics
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

He is very understanding and knowledgeable about my problem, and I would refer other friends to seek help at your facility.

Janet P

FOOTHILL REGION PATIENT

I was pleased with my visit with Dr. Houdek at EmergeOrtho. The exam was thorough and informative, and I didn't feel rushed. I was impressed with the kind and courteous staff and the clinic overall. The wait time was minimal, which I much appreciated. I would recommend EmergeOrtho in Hickory to others.

April Y

FOOTHILL REGION PATIENT

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