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Welcome Christopher Klifto, MD, to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Christopher Klifto, MD, and his wife

We would like to welcome Christopher Klifto, MD, who has joined the Department of Surgery's and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery's Hand Division.

Christopher grew up outside Philadelphia. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, where he received a degree in Chemical and Biomechanical Engineering. He received his medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency and Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Christopher's primary focus is treating upper extremity pathology ranging from the fingertips to the shoulder, and fractured bones throughout the body. He treats nerve compression disorders such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome, nerve injuries, trigger fingers, Dupuytren’s contractures, rotator cuff disorders, arthritis and fractures of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

Christopher lives in Durham with his wife Meredith, an Ophthalmologist, his daughter and his labradoodle. He enjoys golf, fishing, skiing, and professional (Superbowl champion Eagles) and collegiate sports.