Doctor of Medicine, Stanford University
Surgical Internship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Neurosurgery Residency, University of Kansas Medical Center
Board Certification, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Christopher G. Covington MD, graduated from Stanford University and received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
His surgical internship was completed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Covington’s areas of special interest include:
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Neck & Back
Microsurgery for Lumbar Disc Disease and Cervical Disc Disease, for Pinched Nerves
Transphenoidal Pituitary Tumor Excision
Brain Tumor Surgery, CyberKnife and Radiation of Brain Tumors
Radiofrequency and Surgical Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia (Facial Pain)
Dr. Covington is trained in the use of CyberKnife, X-knife, the operating microscope, stereotactic radiation of brain tumors, stereotactic brain surgery, computer enhanced guidance systems, micro spinal surgery and spinal instrumentation for cervical, thoracic and lumbar fixation.
Dr. Covington is a member of the American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Tulsa County Medical Society, Tulsa Surgical Society, Tulsa Neurological Society, American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, and the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society. Dr. Covington was past President of the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society. He was certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1989.
OSBI surgeons have staff privileges at St. John Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, Hillcrest Medical Center, SouthCrest Medical Center, and Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital. OSBI has established satellite offices in: Bartlesville, Cushing, Miami, Pryor, and Sallisaw for the convenience of their patients.