Christopher A. Prato, MD

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Christopher A. Prato, MD
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Phone: (704) 865-0077
Fax: (704) 867-6401

 

Ankle, Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine

Dr. Prato is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in ankle, elbow, hip, joint replacement, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine. He began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in 2008.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he received his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thereafter, Dr. Prato completed his internship at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Following his internship, Dr. Prato completed his residency in orthopaedics at UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Dr. Prato is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When Dr. Prato is not seeing patients, he enjoys boating, exercising, golf, tennis, and spending time with his kids.

Undergraduate

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Summa Cum Laude, WI, 1993

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1997

Internship

  • St. Luke’s Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 1997-1999

Residency, Orthopaedics

  • UNC Healthcare, Chapel Hill, NC, 1999-2002

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Honor Society

Team Affiliations

  • Hunter Huss High School

Medical Interests

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labrum Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Cortisone Injections 
“Made me feel comfortable for my first time there treating my knee. I appreciate that in a doctor.”
– Sonya B.