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Christopher Robertson, MD

4.9 out of 5 (153 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:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery

    300 A Faunce Corner Road
    Dartmouth, MA 02747

    P: 508-973-2211

    Get Directions 41.65998099999999 -70.99087600000001

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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 (39)

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.

  • The Dr. And his assistant were very professional, friendly and accommodating.

  • Dr. Robertson is very articulate and listened to what I have to say. He has a very charismatic disposition.

  • The entire team was incredible, from Dr. Robertson's confidence down to the staff member that held my hand because of my high anxiety. My gratitude is boundless….. [Name] [Name] [Name]

  • Everything was as planned

  • It was fast, professional, helpful. No improvement needed.u00A0

  • Staff and DR. always pleasant easy to understand helpful and kind.

  • Everything was perfect!

  • This is the first time in many years that the dr did not speak to a computer rather than the patientHe had a clipboard and jotted downnnotesHe listened to me and not to a computerA pleasant experienceButToo many reminders about my appointment Started a week beforeHouse phoneCell phone And textEven a call an hour before my appointment I think six or seven remindersVery annoying to someone who keeps appointments

  • Doctor Robinson is the greatest.

  • pleasant staff as well as doctors. As seen in a timely manner, listens to my questions and concerns. Never pushes a treatment or surgery if not warranted.

  • It was excellent

  • Dr Robertson is always polite and takes his time and listens to what I say or feel I need for recovery of my injury/surgery on my arm. He is always knowledgeable about different treatments available to me. He is the BEST!

  • I arrived 25 minutes early and was in the office in about 5 minutes. Dr Robertson was right on top of my problem and explained exactly how my injury would heal. He also provided a better harness for my broken clavicle. So glad I was able to see him. I can't think of anything that could have been better.

  • Staff was very understanding and patient. Very helpful. Dr was awesome was able to listen to me and answer my questions.

  • Answered all questions and took hos time wasnt in a rush to usher me out of his office

  • Dr. Robertson listened to what I had to say

  • 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

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