Biography & Education

Christopher Nanson, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with special interest in reconstructive joint surgery, with emphasis on hip and knee reconstruction and is trained in MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing.

Dr. Nanson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and received his master degree in Public Health. His medical degree was obtained at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed a surgery residency program at Phoenix Orthopedic Surgery followed by an orthopaedic residency program at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Nanson completed an adult reconstructive surgery fellowship program at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Dr. Nanson is a native Oregonian and his favorite recreational activities include golf, skiing, hiking and cycling. He enjoys reading and spending time with his family.

Areas of expertise


Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 1999-2003
Residency:  Phoenix Orthopedic Surgery, Phoenix, AZ, 2003-2005
Residency:  University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2005-2008
Fellowship:  Adult Reconstructive Surgery, OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center
Charlotte, NC, 2008-2009

Care Locations

Orthopedics Northwest, P.C.
15755 SW Sequoia Parkway
Suite 200
Tigard , OR 97224
Fax 503-639-1403


Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic sports medicine
  • Orthopedic surgery