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Christopher R Halphen, DO

Orthopedic Oncology
Provider group name: 
Ascension Medical Group Via Christi on Founder's Circle - Orthopedics
1947 N Founders Cir.
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 (pediatric and adult)
  • Sarcomas
  • Bone tumors
  • Soft tissue mass
  • Adult total joint reconstructions (primary, revisions, complex)
  • Knees, hips and shoulders
  • Fracture management

Hometown: Plaquemine, Lousiana, close to Baton Rouge

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.

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."