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Christopher Geier, PA-C, ATC

Certified Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant

Christopher Geier,
PA-C, ATC

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 9601
Fax: 203-730-9497


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Chris Geier has over 15 years of experience in sports medicine and has been working directly alongside Dr. Michael Brand for over seven years. Chris' comprehensive experience in this specialty makes him a valuable member of the Sports Medicine Center here at OrthoConnecticut. Chris is currently the team physician assistant at both Western Connecticut State University and Newtown High School. He is often a guest lecturer for the physician assistant program at Stony Brook University, his alma mater.

In the past, Chris Geier had the privilege to be an athletic trainer for the United States Olympic Program, assisting in the rehabilitaion and treatment of the Olympic athletes for both volleyball and bobsledding. He has been the director of sports medicine education at a phyiscal therapy practice as well as orgranized injury prevention programs at local high schools. He also co-founded the Western Connecticut Sports Medicine Society, which provides education for local trainers and physical therapists.

While getting his B.S. in Physical Education at the University of Delaware, Chris played soccer and to this day stays involved in the sport by coaching in New Milford, so he knows the importance of a quick and total recovery.

Certifications:

  • Physician Assistant; National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Athletic Trainer; National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist; National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Personal Fitness Trainer; National Academy for Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support; American Heart Association

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Education:

  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies with an emphasis on Orthopedics, University of Nebraska
  • Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Stony Brook University; Stony Brook, NY
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Eduation with an emphasis on Athletic Training, University of Delaware; Newark, DE