Read interview with Dr. Cannon in the Capitol Hill Times, From the ER to the combat zone - and back again - A look at local physicians' experiences after serving in the military.
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
A graduate of the University of Washington Medical School, Dr. Cannon completed an internship in general surgery and his orthopedic residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. He also completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at UCLA, in Los Angeles, California.
Prior to joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Cannon was the Assistant Professor, department of orthopaedic oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He has held the position of staff orthopaedic surgeon, chief orthopedic oncology section with Madigan Army Medical Center and served as orthopedic surgeon, 47th Combat Support Hospital, Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Cannon has expertise in musculoskeletal tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors of the soft tissues and bones), total joint replacements (hips and knees), partial knee replacements (MAKOplasty® and the Biomet Oxford), ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery.
“The management of musculoskeletal tumors requires careful planning, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively address unusual and difficult problems. These skills also apply to the overall practice of orthopedic surgery.”
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Vehicle-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of OMS103HP-S Administered in Joint Irrigation Solution to Subjects Undergoing Arthroscopic Meniscectomy
Principal Investigator: Christopher Cannon, MD
Study Coordinator: Jill Elwell