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Christopher Robertson, MD

4.8 out of 5 (165 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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Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

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Patient Comments (28)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • 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

  • I thought that the visit was wonderful actually, and the girls in the office were very accommodating, very courteous, and when I saw Dr. Robinson, he Was certainly well rounded with his attitude, and just a good physician. Listening, and I was very comfortable in the situation with him, and I thought it was very informative in both educating me, and making me understand, seeing the x-rays et cetera. I just think it was a great visit, and I would recommend it to others.

  • very good

  • Dr. Robertson is a very professional and knowledgeable, which made feel very comfortable. My hats off to him :]

  • It took about 4 months to get the initial appointment. He wanted to see me back in 2 weeks. The first available appointment was in 2 MONTHS.

  • My questions were answered to my satifaction.

  • Dr Robertson has been a wonderful Dr. and takes his time in explaining what needs to be done for proper care and healing. I put my trust in him from the beginning and he has never let me down. He is a very caring Dr who goes out of his way y ty or his patients. I thank God that He sent me in the direction of Dr. Robertson.

  • Dr.Robertson,was always concerned about my situation. Listen to me and my husband questions and answered them.Very knowledgeable about the procedure that I need.Made me feel confident about he was the doctor to do my surgery.

  • Dr Robertson is very friendly and easy to talk to. Good approach and recommendations for my injury

  • Wait time to see doctor was reasonable

  • The office staff was extremely friendly. And Dr Robertson listened to my problem and explained my issue thoroughly and in a manner I could understand.

  • Everyone was pleasant and professional.

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