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Christopher Highfill, MD

Dr. Highfill is an orthopedic surgeon in the Manassas area. He is affiliated with Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center and Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center.
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Dr. Highfill saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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534 doctors
Dr. Highfill saw lymphedema patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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947 doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw more Achilles tendinitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more foot condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken foot patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.6k doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw more sprained ankle patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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894 doctors
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894 doctors
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446 doctors
Dr. Highfill saw more bunion patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken arm patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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822 doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw more bone spur patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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218 doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw hammer toe patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken ankle patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more plantar fasciitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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60 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Highfill saw torn Achilles patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Highfill saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more sprained shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more back pain patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken collar bone patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw obesity patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken leg patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw more broken hand patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Highfill saw back problems patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.1k doctors
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570 doctors
Dr. Highfill saw sprained foot patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.4k doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw sprained hand patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.7k doctors
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Dr. Highfill saw more scoliosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Highfill saw more tendon rupture patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Highfill’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Highfill’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 3%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Highfill’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Highfill’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Highfill’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Highfill’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Highfill sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Prince William Ambulatory Surgery Center
8644 Sudley Rd
Manassas, VA 20110
1,208 miles away
Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center-Imaging
15195 Heathcote Blvd
Haymarket, VA 20169
1,202 miles away
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Credentials
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1994

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Foot And Ankle Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Hand Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Highfill is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center
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    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthPlus
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield