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Christopher Covington, MD

Board Certified Neurosurgeon located in Tulsa, OK & Bartlesville, OK

About Covington

Christopher G. Covington MD, graduated from Stanford University and received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

His surgical internship was completed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Covington's areas of special interest include:

        • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Neck & Back
        • Microsurgery for Lumbar Disc Disease and 
            Cervical Disc Disease for Pinched Nerves
        • Transphenoidal Pituitary Tumor Excision
        • Brain Tumor Surgery, CyberKnife and Radiation of Brain Tumors
        • Radiofrequency and Surgical Treatment for Trigeminal
            Neuralgia (Facial Pain)

Dr. Covington is trained in the use of CyberKnife, X-knife, the operating microscope, stereotactic radiation of brain tumors, stereotactic brain surgery, computer enhanced guidance systems, micro spinal surgery and spinal instrumentation for cervical, thoracic and lumbar fixation.

Dr. Covington is a member of the American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Tulsa County Medical Society, Tulsa Surgical Society, Tulsa Neurological Society,  American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, and the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society.  Dr. Covington was past President of the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society. He was certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1989.  

Dr. Covington has staff privileges at Tulsa Spine and Specialty HospitalHillcrest Medical Center,  St. John Medical Center, and Cancer Treatment Centers of America.


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Christopher G. Covington MD, graduated from Stanford University and received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

His surgical internship was completed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Covington's areas of special interest include:

        • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Neck & Back
        • Microsurgery for Lumbar Disc Disease and 
            Cervical Disc Disease for Pinched Nerves
        • Transphenoidal Pituitary Tumor Excision
        • Brain Tumor Surgery, CyberKnife and Radiation of Brain Tumors
        • Radiofrequency and Surgical Treatment for Trigeminal
            Neuralgia (Facial Pain)

Dr. Covington is trained in the use of CyberKnife, X-knife, the operating microscope, stereotactic radiation of brain tumors, stereotactic brain surgery, computer enhanced guidance systems, micro spinal surgery and spinal instrumentation for cervical, thoracic and lumbar fixation.

Dr. Covington is a member of the American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Tulsa County Medical Society, Tulsa Surgical Society, Tulsa Neurological Society,  American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, and the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society.  Dr. Covington was past President of the Rocky Mountain Neurological Society. He was certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1989.  

Dr. Covington has staff privileges at Tulsa Spine and Specialty HospitalHillcrest Medical Center,  St. John Medical Center, and Cancer Treatment Centers of America.



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We accept a wide range of insurance plans. The list to the right is not extensive. Please call the office to verify your insurance plan.

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