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Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
Non-operative Treatment of Knee Arthritis
Arthritis of the Hip
Arthritis of the Knee
Knee Replacement Surgery (Total and Partial)
Aric A. Christal, MD
Doctor Aric Christal is a fellowship-trained adult recon-struction and arthroplasty surgeon specializing in complex primary and revision joint replacement.
Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Dr. Christal completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington, where he also completed his orthopedic surgical residency. Dr. Christal traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for a fellowship in complex adult reconstruction and joint replacement. At Ortho-Carolina he trained under several of the nation’s most renown reconstructive surgeons. Dr. Christal has a special interest in joint preservation as well as complex joint replacement and revision.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Christal enjoys skiing, cycling, mountaineering and spending time with his wife and daughter.