Christopher D. Harner, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Athletic knee injuries and surgeries, knee ligament injuries and surgeries, knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), reconstruction/revision reconstruction posterior cruciate ligament, reconstruction/revision reconstruction medial collateral ligament repair/reconstruction lateral collateral ligament repair/reconstructions osteochondral autograft/allograft transplantation, osteochondral microfracture Carticel reimplantations, autologous chondrocyte implantation, meniscal injury, knee cartilage and meniscal injuries, patella femoral injuries and surgeries, complex knee injuries and revision surgery
- Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School, 1981
University of Michigan Medical School, 1983
University of Pittsburgh, 1986
University of Utah, 1987
Chris Harner, MD, is a professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Harner specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis on surgery of the shoulder and knee.
Dr. Harner earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He then completed his medical degree at the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Harner went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh and a sports medicine/knee and shoulder fellowship at Salt Lake City Knee and Sports Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dr. Harner is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He also serves on numerous editorial review boards for publications like Advances in Orthopaedic Surgery, The American Journal of Knee Surgery, and Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. In line with his academic and research interest, Dr. Harner is a reviewer for scientific journals including The American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Orthopedic Research.
- UT Physicians Orthopedics at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin St, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030
- UT Physicians Orthopedics at Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital
5420 West Loop South, Suite 2400
Bellaire, TX 77401