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Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

223 Ratings
21 Comments

Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-8092
Department: 336-716-8200

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 1993
  • M.D., Wake Forest University , 2001
  • Internship, Surgery, Albert Einstein Med Ctr, 2002
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein Med Ctr, 2006
  • Fellowship, Hand Surgery, Vanderbilt University School o, 2007
  • Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Am Soc Of Surgery Of The Hand
  • NC Soc for Surg of the Hand
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Assn

NPI Number

  • 1578574042
Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

223 Ratings
21 Comments

Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
Center for Comparative Medicine Research

Research Interests

health services, research/outc

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Academic: 336-716-9351 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

Plate JF, Pace LA, Seyler TM, Moreno RJ, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ, Mannava S. Age-related changes affect rat rotator cuff muscle function. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014;23(1):91-98.

Plate JF, Brown PJ, Walters J, Clark JA, Smith TL, Freehill MT, Tuohy CJ, Stitzel JD, Mannava S. Advanced age diminishes tendon-to-bone healing in a rat model of rotator cuff repair. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42(4):859-868.

Mannava S, Mannava KA, Nazir OF, Plate JF, Smith BP, Koman LA, Tuohy CJ. Treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis with botulinum neurotoxin A. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2013;38(2):398-400.

Plate JF, Haubruck P, Walters J, Mannava S, Smith BP, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ. Rotator cuff injuries in professional and recreational athletes. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013;22(2):134-142.

Mannava S, Plate JF, Tuohy CJ, Seyler TM, Whitlock PW, Curl WW, Smith TL, Saul KR. The science of rotator cuff tears: translating animal models to clinical recommendations using simulation analysis. Knee Surg Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013;21(7):1610-1619.

Plate JF, Bates CM, Mannava S, Smith TL, Jorgensen MJ, Register TC, Stehle JR, High KP, Shively CA, Kaplan JR, Saul KR, Tuohy CJ. Age-related degenerative functional, radiographic, and histological changes of the shoulder in nonhuman primates. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013;22(8):1019-1029.

Haubruck P, Mannava S, Plate JF, Callahan MF, Wiggins WF, Schmidmaier G, Tuohy CJ, Saul KR, Smith TL. Botulinum neurotoxin A injections influence stretching of the gastrocnemius muscle-tendon unit in an animal model. Toxins. 2012;4(8):605-619.

Mannava S, Callahan MF, Trach SM, Wiggins WF, Smith BP, Koman LA, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ. Chemical denervation with botulinum neurotoxin a improves the surgical manipulation of the muscle-tendon unit: an experimental study in an animal model. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(2):222-231.

Tuohy CJ, Weikert DR, Watson JT, Lee DH. Hand and body radiation exposure with the use of mini C-arm fluoroscopy. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(4):632-638.

Mannava S, Wiggins WF, Saul KR, Stitzel JD, Smith BP, Koman LA, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ. Contributions of neural tone to in vivo passive muscle-tendon unit biomechanical properties in a rat rotator cuff animal model. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011;39(7):1914-1924.

Saul KR, Hayon S, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ, Mannava S. Postural dependence of passive tension in the supraspinatus following rotator cuff repair: a simulation analysis. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2011;26(8):804-810.

Mannava S, Plate JF, Whitlock PW, Callahan MF, Seyler TM, Koman LA, Smith TL, Tuohy CJ. Evaluation of in vivo rotator cuff muscle function after acute and chronic detachment of the supraspinatus tendon: an experimental study in an animal model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93(18):1702-1711.

Mannava S, Plate JF, Stone AV, Smith TL, Smith BP, Koman LA, Tuohy CJ. Recent advances for the management of Raynaud phenomenon using botulinum neurotoxin A. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(10):1708-1710.

Li Z, Smith BP, Tuohy C, Smith TL, Koman LA. Complex regional pain syndrome after hand surgery. Hand Clin. 2010;26(2):281-289.

Tracy MR, Trella TA, Nazarian LN, Tuohy CJ, Williams GR. Sonography of the coracohumeral interval: a potential technique for diagnosing coracoid impingement. J Ultrasound Med. 2010;29(3):337-341.

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Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics

Clinical Interests

Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery
Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.

Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
Center for Comparative Medicine Research

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Christopher John Tuohy, M.D.223 Ratings
21 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.4



Patient Comments

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3/29/2015

He is a very good doctor show respect, caring, and he alway ask how your doing. What could he do to help you out. I will be talking other about how great he is

3/19/2015

I actually have recommended Dr. Tuohy to 3 friends.

2/10/2015

Totally a GOOD experience! Sorry, I originally marked wrong column!

2/6/2015

Very profess.

1/19/2015

Very pleasant, down to earth very impressed w/*Dr. Tuohy, liked him a lot.

1/15/2015

We have the highest esteem for *Dr. Tuohy & staff.

1/13/2015

Excellent experience.

12/31/2014

I came in for a second opinion. Dr. Tuohy didn't want to do the surgery the first dr. recommended. More conservative approach worked very well for me. So pleased I didn't have surgery I didn't need. Dr. Tuohy was quiet and respectful of my opinions. Have recommended him already to several friends.

12/19/2014

My experience with *Dr. Tuohy has been nothing but excellent. He's a fine young man!

12/2/2014

Very satisfied with all aspects of care provided by Wake Forest Health

11/25/2014

This was a second opinion - so glad I did. It has been 10 days and I am greatly improved.

11/20/2014

I saw Dr. Tuohy about shoulder pain to find out treatment alternatives. The information I got was helpful and good and his recommendations took my needs into consideration. I am pursuing the least invasive treatment at this time and will consider more treatment as I evaluate my condition with the passage of time. I am very pleased with Dr. Tuohy at this time.

10/30/2014

GOOD VISIT.

10/1/2014

Very good and helpful.

9/12/2014

*Dr. Tuchy is professional & personable & has given me the best care possible.

9/12/2014

Very good.

9/5/2014

He is a very good doctor. He has been so helpful for me.

8/14/2014

Very good.

8/11/2014

Dr. Tuohy is the best!

5/27/2014

You are lucky to have him. He is wonderful doctor & very understanding.

5/20/2014

This doctor is very knowledgable and I trust his judgement. However, he shows almost no capacity for empathy or understanding of patient's problems and pain.

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