Dr. Christopher Rogers is a board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician who specializes in the non-surgical treatment of orthopedic conditions.
Dr. Rogers first developed an interest in sports medicine in 1984 while working as an athletic trainer for the University of California, Los Angeles Athletic Department where he also obtained his bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Kinesiology. He completed medical training at Saint Louis University Medical School in 1993 and served as Chief Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at the University of Texas, Health Science Center in 1997.
He is fellowship trained in Interventional Orthopedics and Spine Care and certified in Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (RMSK). He served on the University of California, San Diego Department of Orthopedics faculty and continues to serve as a voluntary faculty member. In 2000, Dr. Rogers started private practice at the Orthopedic Specialists of North County, the largest orthopedic practice in San Diego.
Dr. Rogers is a nationally recognized leader in the field of Regenerative Medicine. He has trained hundreds of physicians as a faculty member for the Regenerative Medicine Training Institute (RMTI), Interventional Orthopedic Foundation (IOF), Biologics Association and the Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI). Dr. Rogers is committed to advancing the science as author and editor of several textbook chapters and scientific papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
He is co-founder of the DataBiologics Registry which allows physicians and their patients to collect meaningful real-world data on regenerative therapies. He serves on the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) Ethics Committee dedicated to the highest standards of evidence-based medical care and on the Board of Directors for the American College of Regenerative Medicine (ACRM), leaders in promoting excellence in Regenerative Medicine.
He is Medical Director for Personalized Stem Cells, Inc. which sponsors a first of its kind, FDA approved clinical trial of adipose derived stem cell therapy for knee arthritis.
In 2016, Dr. Rogers founded the San Diego Orthobiologics Medical Group, with the mission of advancing the field of Regenerative Medicine with excellent patient care, clinical research and physician training.
Dr. Rogers also enjoys photography, golf and hiking with his wife.