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Christopher R. Halphen, DO

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

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