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Christopher D. Collier, MD

IU Health

Orthopedic Surgery | Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Christopher Collier is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) bone and soft tissue tumors in children and adults. He has particular expertise in:

  • Benign bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Bone and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Surgical management of metastatic bone disease
  • Complex joint- and limb-sparing surgery

He is committed to providing patients the highest quality of care with empathy and compassion. He works with patients and their families, using the best available evidence and techniques, to develop and enact a personalized treatment plan.

Dr. Collier is a native Midwesterner who earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago. After medical school, he completed his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. There he was elected as an Emerging Leader for the American Orthopedic Association and was awarded the Carter-Makley Award by his peers for his clinical excellence and leadership. He then completed a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Collier is a dedicated surgeon-scientist who leads innovative basic science and clinical research to improve outcomes for his patients. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery within the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has authored numerous publications, textbook chapters, earned multiple research awards and grants, and presented his research nationally and internationally.

Specialties & Details


Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Adult Orthopedic Oncology, Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology, Benign Bone & Soft Tissue Tumors, Extremity Bone & Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Pelvic Bone & Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Metastatic Bone Disease, Surgical Management of Bone & Soft Tissue Tumors, Complex Joint & Limb-Sparing Surgery


School of Medicine:

University of Chicago


Case Western Reserve University


Case Western Reserve University


University of Chicago

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health North, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians, Riley Physicians


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