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Dr. Christopher Meckel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
4.5 (70)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Christopher Meckel, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Monterey, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine and is affiliated with Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula.

Dr. Meckel works at Monterey Spine & Joint in Monterey, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Christopher M Meckel MD PC
    12 Upper Ragsdale Dr, Monterey, CA 93940 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 658-7200
  2. 2
    Central Coast Head & Neck Sgns
    966 Cass St Ste 250, Monterey, CA 93940 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 649-4000

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  • Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula

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    4.6
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    Based on 70 ratings
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    Nov 17, 2022
    This visit was for just an x-ray prior to the visit with Dr. Meckel. The radiology tech was efficient, friendly and kind enough to give detailed information about what he was doing.
    — Nov 17, 2022
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    About Dr. Christopher Meckel, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1376581355
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Arthritis, Orthopedic and Sports Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • LOS ANGELES COUNTY - USC MEDICAL CENTER
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christopher Meckel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Meckel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Meckel has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Meckel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Meckel works at Monterey Spine & Joint in Monterey, CA. View the full address on Dr. Meckel’s profile.

    Dr. Meckel has seen patients for Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Meckel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    70 patients have reviewed Dr. Meckel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Meckel.

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