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Christopher Robertson, MD

4.8 out of 5 (174 Ratings)


Orthopedic Surgery / Orthopedics

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About Christopher Robertson

Dr. Robertson graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, before completing medical school at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

He completed an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and completed several post-graduate fellowships at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario. He also completed a master’s degree in medical science, with a focus on ACL surgery while at the University of Toronto during this time.

A fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, he is also a member of the Canadian Orthopedic Association and Canadian Association of Sports Medicine. With more than 17 years of experience in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dr. Robertson is trained to care for and identify all forms of injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles and bones. He has a specific interest in sports medicine and shoulder arthritis and is Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Robertson has served in several positions with professional and collegiate sports teams, including six years as a team physician for North Dakota State University’s women’s basketball team. He continues to be a member of the medical team providing support to the Canadian national alpine ski team.

In his spare time, Dr. Robertson enjoys sailing, skiing, hockey, squash and tennis, among other outdoor activities. He speaks French as a second language.

Christopher speaks French


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery

300 A Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-2211

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Patient Comments (40)

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  • Excellent provider with good follow up.

  • Doctor discussed long term pan for me

  • Staff was very kind

  • Dr Robertson explained everything that's going on with my injury. And informed me how we will go about treatment for me to get better. Excellent Dr. The only problem is that the Drs are always booked

  • I was treated well by everyone in the office and the doctor took his time discussing my options.

  • All is good

  • Down to earth with explanations. Caring attitude.

  • It would be nice to see the doctor on time, but that has never happened when I visit any doctor … they overbook!Dr. Robertson is a great doctor and really listens to his patients!

  • From [Name] checking me in through Dr. Robertson checking me out, to checking out and making a next appointment, everything was Top Notch, professional, wonderful service, couldn't ask for more.

  • After surgery there was a nurse [Name]u00A0Who made sure that my pain level was manageable and that I knew how to use the crutches and went above and beyond in explaining what to do when I get home. I'm very thankful for caring attitude.

  • Very professional office staff very friendly. I particularly liked the sign that indicated the employee at the front desk was training , so people could have patience with her as she goes thru the training process . Dr Robertson was very pleasant and informative. I formed a very trusting patient relationship with him. I feel comfortable with my decision to have him perform surgery on my shoulder.

  • I was happy

  • Dr. Robertson has a terrific disposition and completely understood my concerns. He took his time to explain things to me and directed me toward the next steps in my medical care

  • No changes necessary.

  • Dr. Robertson is wonderful. He is kind, emphatic & always listens carefully. I know he's very busy, but he never makes me feel that way. Always takes the appropriate time with me. He makes me feel like I'm his only patient.

  • Excellent people

  • The doctor, he was great. As were all the staff fantastic. Large man of color, nurse maybe, showed me to the examination room, he was really cool & friendly guy! I wasn't too impressed with the congestion in the waiting room, at all. There's was a lot of people just sitting there waiting. Which amazingly did not effect how long I waited to be called. But I found it rather....careless...all the people. We are still at the tail end of a Covid19 pandemic. I'd definitely suggest something be done about that. Ironically all the covid protocol signage was all piled into one area....also on top of each other.

  • Very well. Taken care of very well. Everything was explained. Very pleasant, good mannerisms.

  • The doctor listened to my concerns and everyone was respectful and kind.

  • My only 'problem' was waiting a month for an appointment. I have chronic pain in my left shoulder and was looking forward to try to find relief and waiting weeks to get an appointment was annoying and uncomfortable. It's not a life threatening situation but seems to be what happens often when booking a doctor's visit. Seems universal and almost expected everywhere.

  • Kind and informative

  • Dr. Robertson gave good information to me in an understandable way. He seems interested in my health needs and has a practical approach.

  • Nothing at all

  • Sweet & Efficient staff, great X-ray tech & nurse. Dr Robertson was very thorough, listened very closely & explained a treatment plan that I can easily follow. He was simply terrific!

  • Dr. Robertson was very informative. Knew exactly what was going on. Very informed Dr. It's very intelligent.

  • The staff was extremely courteous. Let me know what was going to happen and what was going on. And the doctor was knowledgeable. And very good in explaining to me what was wrong and what I needed to do.

  • I found the office to be clean and the staff are friendly. I get my appointments when I need them and can call if I need to. I like my doctors too.

  • Dr Robertson had been my provider since August 2019. He is very informative, listens to my question and concerns, and know that I want to be told exactly what the course of action needs to be. He is very attentive when I have concerns and he communicated with my PC and any specialist I may have seen. He is the best physician in this area for his speciality and I have referred him to many friends.Thank you Dr Robertson for the concern you show to your patients, for never rushing my appointment and always being honest about my medical issues. More Drs show take the time and be dedicated to their patients as you are. Thank you, you are the BEST!!

  • Dr Robertson was very thorough, discussed and showed me X-rays about my shoulders. Discussed options. He was very informative. Great Doctor !!

  • great, no stress

  • Dr Robertson is an amazing person as well as a wonderful caring surgeon. He carefully explains what he has observed from an xray or an MRI. Then he addresses the plan of action. I am very pleased with office staff and my surgeon

  • Pleasant, timely, courteous, skilled

  • Very Happy

  • [Name] was very professional and showed she cared about my issue. Dr. Roberson performed a rotator cuff operation on me in 2019 and the results turned out to be excellent. Today he was very attentive and explained what he felt the issue might be with my left knee and what steps we should take to define a treatment plan. He's an excellent Dr. and I've recommended him to others in my circle of friends.

  • Very satisfied with my shoulder replacement by Dr. Robertson (one year this 11/19) couldn't be any more pleased with the outcome..absolutely no pain and great mobility

  • The provider listened to all my concerns.

  • Dr Robertson was very professional & answered all my questions. He has always been very straightforward regarding my care.

  • Very good explanation of problem. Seen in a timely way. Caring doctor. Good support staff.

  • I was very hesitant about going to see this doctor. You know, because, you know, I had concerns and... and he was wonderful. Oh, he just, you know, made me feel at ease and explained everything. He was probably the best doctor I've ever been to. And he was so pleasant, so I had a very good experience. Thank you.

  • Long wait time for appointment

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