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Jeffrey Christian, MD

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Dr. Christian is an associate professor of surgery at Wright State University School of Medicine.

meet Dr. Christian 

Learn more about Dr. Christian including why he became a pediatric surgeon. 

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education and training

  • medical school: Wright State University School of Medicine
  • residency:  General Surgery, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
  • fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • board certification: American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

awards, honors and organizations

  • Vesalius Award - outstanding anatomy student at WSU School of Medicine 1982
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1985
  • Harold L. Method Award - outstanding general surgery resident 1991
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Member, Montgomery County Medical Society
  • President, Dayton Surgical Society 2004-2005
  • Board of Trustees, Dayton Children’s Hospital 2008-2014
  • Chairman, Professional Staff Dayton Children’s Hospital 2010-2012
  • Alan B. Shafer MD Distinguished Service Award 2015

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I love working with babies and children. They are so innocent and resilient. I know if I do my job, they will do theirs and get well fast.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

Dayton is my home. I grew up in Centerville and my parents and sister live in town. I know the community and the hospital here and knew it was a great opportunity for me.

Dayton Children's is special because....

we are one of only 46 freestanding children's hospitals in the nation. Our community is very lucky to have such a wonderful resource right here in town.

ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

We had a great experience all around with our sons surgery.

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Christian is caring and professional. Would recommend him to anyone.

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Christian was very good with my daughter. He made her feel at ease about her surgery and that made the whole process a lot easier for me as a mom! The staff before and after my daughter's surgery were amazing!

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Dayton Survey

Very compassionate, knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and explains things very well so not only you, but your child understands!!

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