MEDICAL ASSISTANTS: Alicia
Office: 912-644-5318    -    Fax: 912-721-2263
Appointment: 912-644.5300   
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JONATHAN
CHRISTY, MD

TOTAL JOINT: HIP, KNEE, TOTAL JOINT 

Medical School

West Virginia School of Medicine (Morgantown, WV)

Residency

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

Fellowship

Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship, Rush University (Chicago, IL)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Physicians: Jonathan Christy, MD

As a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Jonathan Christy, MD, specializes in hip and knee replacement and reconstruction.

Jonathan Christy, MD, is a specialist in hip and knee replacement and reconstruction, employing the most current treatments to alleviate pain and restore his patients to an active lifestyle.

Dr. Christy completed his fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction at the world-renowned Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University in Chicago. During his fellowship, Dr. Christy trained with many pioneers in the field of total joint replacement, mastering the most current techniques in minimally invasive hip- and knee-replacement surgery, quadriceps sparing techniques for knee replacement, partial-knee replacement, minimally invasive anterior hip replacement, complex revision procedures for hip and knee replacement and multimodal pain management strategies that promote a faster recovery.

While also playing Division I soccer, he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA from West Virginia University in 2004 with a B.S. in Biochemistry. He then stayed in Morgantown for medical school at WVU School of Medicine where he was inducted into the prestigious medical society Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) and graduated with honors. Dr. Christy went on to complete his orthopaedic residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH., publishing multiple article in peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals, presenting regional and nationally and being named chief resident for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

Dr. Christy is licensed in both Georgia and South Carolina with operating credentials at Saint Joseph’s, Candler, Optim Medical Center-Tattnall, and Memorial Medical Center. He sees patients at the Savannah, and Bluffton, SC offices of Optim Orthopedics.

He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children. Jennifer is a dentist and is currently practicing in Savannah, GA with Claxton Family Dental. In his free time, Dr. Christy enjoys being with family and friends, is dedicated to fitness and daily exercise, and participates in a variety of outdoor activities.

HIP CONDITIONS

Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis) of the Hip
Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Osteoarthritis of the Hip

HIP PROCEDURES

Core Decompression for Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
Total Hip Replacement
Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach

STEM CELL THERAPY

Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
Hip Pain
Knee Pain
Shoulder Pain

KNEE CONDITIONS

Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis) of the Knee
Meniscus Tear
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

KNEE PROCEDURES

Arthroscopic Chondroplasty
Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation
Cartilage Repair 

Cartilage Repair,

Arthroscopically-Assisted 

Cartilage Repair,

Open Incision Technique

Meniscus Repair

Microfracture Drilling

DefectMini Incision Total Knee Replacement 'Multimodal Anesthesia and Pain Control

OATS Cartilage Repair Surgery

Partial Knee Replacement

Meniscectomy Patello femoral ReplacementTotal Knee Replacement 

Visco supplementation for Arthritis of the Knee

Savannah (Chatham)   -  Bluffton (Beaufort)  -  Optim Medical Center Tattnall

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GINA SOULE - Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Gina Soule is physician assistant to Jonathan Christy, MD and earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, followed by completing her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at South University in Savannah, GA. Gina’s professional background includes comprehensive care and clinical rotations in: Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Behavioral Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, and Interventional Radiology. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

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