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Meet The Physician


Christopher Betz, DO

Dr. Betz comes to Bristol Hospital from the University of Massachusetts where he completed a sports medicine fellowship that included an arthroscopic concentration in hips, shoulders and knees, and a joint replacement concentration in shoulders.
Dr. Betz completed his orthopaedic residency at Hofstra North-Shore LIJ Health Systems.  He received his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, and his bachelor’s degree in physiology and neurobiology with a minor in neuroscience from the University of Connecticut. He also serves on the medical staff for local Connecticut baseball teams including the Bristol Blues and New Britain Bees.  Prior to joining Bristol Hospital, Dr. Betz served on the medical staff for the Red Sox organization, and the athletic departments of Worcester State University, Becker College, Central Massachusetts Public and Prep Schools, and Long Island Public High Schools.
Dr. Betz is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Osteopathic Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Osteopathic Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association.

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