Christopher P. Cannon MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Cannon graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery and orthopedic residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. He also completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at UCLA, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Prior to joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Cannon was the assistant professor, department of orthopaedic oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He has held the position of staff orthopaedic surgeon, chief orthopedic oncology section with Madigan Army Medical Center and served as orthopedic surgeon, 47th Combat Support Hospital, Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Special Interests

Dr. Cannon has expertise in musculoskeletal tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors of the soft tissues and bones), total joint replacements (hips and knees), partial knee replacements (MAKOplasty® and the Biomet Oxford), ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery.


Dr. Cannon sees pediatric patients ages 15+.

Practice Philosophy

“The management of musculoskeletal tumors requires careful planning, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively address unusual and difficult problems. These skills also apply to the overall practice of orthopedic surgery.”


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KING 5- New Day Northwest

Dr. Christopher Cannon and Dr. Jennifer Gorman, rheumatologist, were featured on KING-5's New Day Northwest for their coordinated efforts helping 1964 Tokyo Olympic rower Andre Nowaczyk get back on his feet.

Total Hip and Knee Replacement at The Polyclinic

Total hip and knee replacements can significantly improve quality of life. Watch why patients, including a Polyclinic physician chose the surgical expertise and individualized care of The Polyclinic's Orthopedics Department.