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Christopher R. Halphen, DO

Orthopedic Oncology
Provider group name: 
Via Christi Clinic Founders Circle
Address: 
1947 Founders' Circle
Wichita, KS 67206
Education: 
Emory University Medical Center 2017 (Fellowship), Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine 2011 (Medical School)
Gender: 
M

Areas of interest within specialty:

Orthopedic Oncology Pediatrics and Adults

  • Sarcomas
  • Bone tumors
  • Soft tissue mass

 

Adult Total Joint Reconstruction (Primary, Revisions, Complex)

  • Knees/hips/shoulders

 

Fracture management

 

Hometown: Plaquemine, Louisiana, close to Baton Rouge

First job: Worked at a plant nursery

Why I chose a career in medicine: I wanted to be a little different — most of my family are engineers.

Why I chose this specialty: I enjoy tinkering and fixing things. I enjoy big cases.

Hobbies and interests: Fishing, biking and college football

Still on my bucket list: Alaskan fishing trip

What I like most about Wichita: The community and less traffic

What I am most proud of: My family

Most rewarding thing about being a doctor: Helping people and giving good news

Best piece of advice for patients: No question is a dumb question; always be informed

How I stay physically fit: Biking and running when I can