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Christopher Hajnik, MD
MEDICAL GROUP:CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center
PRACTICE SPECIALITY:Joint Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Hajnik was raised on the Central Coast of California and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1994. During his senior year at Notre Dame, he was honored with “All-American” distinction while serving as captain of the NCAA National Champion fencing team. He continued his education at Notre Dame, later earning a Master of Science Degree in Biology. He then moved to Philadelphia, where he received his medical training at Jefferson Medical College. After medical school, he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center outside of Chicago, followed by sub-specialty fellowship training at the world-renowned Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York City.
Dr. Hajnik resides in Carlsbad with his very patient wife, Vanessa, and their two daughters. Since 2011 he has volunteered his time as team physician for Carlsbad High School, and through Project Access he has provided free surgical care to people in need. During his limited spare time, Dr. Hajnik loves college football and golf, and enjoys free diving and spearfishing.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
CONTACT INFORMATIONPrimary Address:
332 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 110
Encinitas, CA 92024
Fax Number: (760) 632-4292
Please contact the office for a complete list of contracted health plans.
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas
Thomas Jefferson University
Year of Graduation: 2003
Loyola University Medical Center
Year of Graduation: 2008
Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics
Year of Graduation: 2009