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Christopher N. Hein, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon

Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Dr. Hein's clinical interests include arthritis, joint replacement, ligamentous injuries, minimally invasive surgery, carpal tunnel, nerve compression, trigger fingers, hand masses, wrist pain, fractures and dislocations, Dupuytren’s contracture, nerve injury, hand surgery and repetitive stress injuries. “My desire to learn more about medicine and the human body was sparked by an experience during a dissection in a college biology lab. We were separating pacemaker cells from cardiac muscle and I remember being awestruck because the pacemaker cells kept beating even though they were no longer connected to the heart. This was elegant and fascinating to me, and set me on a path that led to multiple volunteer opportunities which solidified my course for a career in medicine.”

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Accepts 53 Insurance Plans

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  • AARP Medicare Complete Insured through United Healthcare Plans 1 2 and 3
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Platinum Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Select Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan
  • Ambetter from Coordinated Care
  • Amerigroup from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Anthem
  • Asuris
  • Basic Health Plan from Washington Apple Health/Medicaid
  • BridgeSpan
  • BridgeSpan (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Coordinated Care from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Coventry
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health- Through Coventry
  • Greatwest Healthcare
  • Health Plan
  • Healthy Options from Washington Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SHP
  • Interplan (formerly Healthsmart)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Core and Flex (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Labor and Industry (L&I)
  • LifeWise Connect Essential Network (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • LifeWise Exchange Plan
  • Maritime Medical Act
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Molina Healthcare from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
  • Multiplan (Private Healthcare Systems or PHCS)
  • Premera (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Classic
  • Premerea Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Classic Plus
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Regence Med Advantage + Rx Classic
  • Regence MedAdvantage Basic
  • Tricare Prime Standard and Extra
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • Uniform Services Family Health
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Medicare Advantage/Medicaid
  • Zenith Administrators
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State University of New York at Buffalo
medical school, 2011
Loma Linda University Medical Center
residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2016
Brown University
fellowship, Hand, Microvascular and Upper Extremity Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Arm Arthritis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Mass
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Fingers
  • Arthritis Of Hand
  • Arthritis Of Wrist
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopy
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Fingers
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Bone Cyst
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Mass
  • Bone Surgery
  • Bones Broken In Right Index Finger
  • Buckle Fracture
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clicking Elbow
  • Closed Reduction And Manipulation
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Delayed Union
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Of Finger
  • Fracture Of Forearm
  • Fracture Of Wrist
  • Fractures
  • Fusion Arthrodesis
  • Fusion Of Joint
  • Galeazzi Fracture
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hemarthrosis
  • Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Infection
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Joint Revision
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Surgery Of Hand
  • Joint Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Ligament Injury
  • Malunion Fracture
  • Median Nerve Entrapment At Elbow
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Displaced Fracture
  • Nonoperative Management Of Fracture
  • Non-Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Orthopedic Infections
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Lesion
  • Osteolysis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteoplasty
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Elbow
  • Radial Head Subluxation
  • Radial Pseudarthrosis
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Surgery For Arthritis
  • Synovitis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenodesis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thumb Fracture
  • Torn Ligament
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Wrist Surgery
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Personal Interests

Dr. Hein's clinical interests include arthritis, joint replacement, ligamentous injuries, minimally invasive surgery, carpal tunnel, nerve compression, trigger fingers, hand masses, wrist pain, fractures and dislocations , Dupuytren’s contracture, nerve injury, hand surgery, elbow injuries, tennis/golfer’s elbow and repetitive stress injuries.
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Professional Associations

American Society for Surgery of the Hand; University of Washington Alumni Association
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  • English

Practice Locations

Christopher N. Hein practices at one location

The Polyclinic Madison Center - Orthopedics
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish First Hill