Jonathan Christy, MD

Total Joint: Hip, Knee, Total Joint

Clinton Brif - Physician Assistant (PA-C)
Medical School
West Virginia School of Medicine (Morgantown, WV)
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship, Rush University (Chicago, IL)
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinton Brif

Physician Assistant (PA-C)
Clinton Brif is physician assistant to Jonathan Christy, MD.
Total Joint: Hip, Knee, Total Joint

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.

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

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

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
  • Arthroscopically-Assisted Cartilage Repair
  • Open Incision Technique
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Microfracture Drilling
  • Mini Incision Total Knee Replacement Multimodal Anesthesia and Pain Control
  • OATS Cartilage Repair Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Meniscectomy Patello femoral Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Visco supplementation for Arthritis of the Knee

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Total Joint: Hip, Knee, Total Joint
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