Dr. Christopher Meredith, MD, FAANS
Dr. Meredith was born in Korea and spent most of his primary and secondary school career in the Netherlands. Dr. Meredith graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience. He then went on to attend the University of Connecticut School of Medicine from which he graduated with his M.D. degree in May, 2000. He completed his general surgery internship and residency in neurological surgery at the University of Kansas Hospital in 2006. Following employment at the University of Kansas and the Kansas City VA Medical Center Dr. Meredith spent a year in private practice in Phoenix Arizona in 2010 where he developed further interest and expertise in adult degenerative spinal disorders. He then returned full time to the Kansas City VA Medical Center where he took on increasingly more complex adult spinal degenerative and deformity cases.
Dr. Meredith regularly attends continuing medical education courses on adult spinal deformity and adult degenerative spinal disease. His clinical interests and expertise lie predominantly in these areas. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and actively participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
Administratively, Dr. Meredith has particular interest and expertise in peer review and insurance case review. He actively works with the state health departments of several states to help improve health care policy and review quality of care issues.
Dr. Meredith enjoys spending time with his wife, two small children as well as their two puppies. He and his wife are avid runners and together have completed over 10 marathons.