Christopher J. Cannova, MD

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)

Christopher J. Cannova

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

Christopher J. Cannova

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.


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