Nathan Christie, MD

Nathan Christie, MD

Interventional Pain Management

Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Triangle Region

Chapel Hill

Dr. Nathan Christie is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Christie’s area of expertise at EmergeOrtho–Triangle Region includes Interventional Pain Management. Outside of work, he likes to stay grounded by keeping honeybees, stargazing, learning new skills, exercising, and riding his motorcycle.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Christie earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin and completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin and a fellowship at Weill Cornell Tri-Institute in New York.

As a board-certified physician specializing in Interventional Pain Management, Dr. Christie focuses on:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Herniated Discs
  • Joint Pain

Dr. Christie offers services including but not limited to:

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve and Multifidus Muscle Stimulation
  • Epidurals
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Botox
  • Nerve and Plexus Blocks


  • Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
  • Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Tri-Institute


  • Pain Society of the Carolinas
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Medical Association

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


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As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.