Speciality: Orthopaedics , Elbow, Hip, Joint reconstruction, Knee, Neck, Spine, Total Joint Replacement, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Shoulder

+1 301 530 1010

OrthoBethesda The Camalier Building 10215 Fernwood Road Physician Suite: # 506 Therapy Suite: #303 Business Office Suite: #302
USA - 20817.

Main Telephone: +1 301 530 1010
Main Fax: +1 301 897 8597
Business Office Telephone: +1 301 530 1013
Therapy Telephone: +1 240 482 2438
Therapy Fax: +1 301 530 3030
OrthoTrauma Telephone: +1 240 482 3101
OrthoTrauma Fax: +1 301 897 8597

Completing his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Georgetown University, Dr. Cannova followed this with a fellowship in Joint Reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery/ Cornell University Medical Center in New York. This training included complex total joint replacement and revision total joint surgery. In addition, Dr. Cannova is specialty trained in the newest techniques of minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery including partial joint replacement, joint resurfacing, and alternative bearing joints. His areas of expertise are joint reconstruction and total joint replacement.




University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
BS in Biology (combined MD/BS)


Medical School:


University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine
Kansas City, MO
Combined MD/BS 6yr program




Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC




Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY
Adult Reconstructive Surgery


Professional Associations:


  • AAOS
  • AMA




Joint Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement




Dr. Cannova performs surgery at Suburban Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital, and Bethesda Chevy Chase Surgery Center.



Click here to learn more about Christopher Cannova, MD You may contact Dr. Cannova via email at CannovaMA@bcc-ortho.com.


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