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Gary D. Bergman, MD
Michael K. Gannon, MD
Joel R. Hoekema, MD
Michael A. Thorpe, MD
Christopher J. Van Hofwegen, MD

Christopher J. Van Hofwegen,
MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

Privileged Facility:

• Peace Health St. Joseph Medical Center
• Pacific Rim Outpatient Surgery Center
• Bellingham Surgical Center
• United General Hospital

Specialty:
Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Board:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Licensure: since 2010
State of Washington

Christopher Van Hofwegen joined our office in August of 2010. He graduated from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and continued his residency as a Hawkeye. He finished his sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Van Hofwegen moved to Whatcom County with his wife, who is originally from Nooksack, and is a practicing Family Physician. They are the parents of three children.

Education

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Hughston Clinic, Columbus
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa, Iowa City
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa, Iowa City
Medical School at the University of Iowa

Sports Medicine Experience

• Team Physician Bellingham Bells 2011 (baseball)
• Team Physician Bellingham Bulldogs 2011 (football)
• Fellow Team Physician - Columbus Cottonmouths (Semi-Pro Hockey League)
• Resident Team Physician for the University of Iowa Softball
• American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Candidate Member

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