CHRISTOPHER J. HALL, M.D.STAFF PHYSICIAN

Post Graduate:
Yale University New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 1998-1999: Surgical Internship University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Memphis, TN 1999-2004: Otolaryngology Residency

Graduate:
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 1993 Degree Sought: Masters Health Administration, unfinished
University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 1994-1998: Medical Doctorate

Undergraduate:
Memphis State University, Memphis, TN 1988-1993 Bachelor of Fine Arts, summa cum laude, Cumulative GPA: 4.0 Major: Music: Concentration in Music Composition & Saxophone Performance Minor: Physical Science

Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery June 1, 2005) Certificate number: 18823
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008

Medical Licensure:
Tennessee: 38419 (Issue Date: 2-9-04)
Arkansas: E-4088 (Issue Date: 6-4-2004)

Academic Appointment:
University of Tennessee, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Part-Time Instructor, 2006 – Present

Research Interests/ Presentations/ Publications:
Mirvis, David M.; Chang, CF; Hall, Christopher; Zaar, GT; Applegate, WB, “TennCare- Health System Reform in Tennessee,” JAMA, Oct 18, 1995, 274(15) p1235-41 Cost Shifting Under Managed Competition- A Study of Cost Shifting in Tennessee Hospitals Before and After Implementation of TennCare. Dept. of Preventative Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine. (Unpublished)

Development of a capitation rate for Radplat: an organ preserving alternative to surgical management of head and neck cancers. (Unpublished) The Impact of TennCare on Utilization and Payor Mix of Elective Pedicatric Surgery (Submitted for publication)

Aural Tuberculosis Revisited: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Presented at the Edwin Cocke Symposium, 2002. Presented at Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting Trilogic Society, 2004. Pharyngeal Barotrauma: a Firework Injury and review of the literature. Presented at 2003 Edwin Cocke Symposium. Presented Combined Section Meeting Trilogic Society, 2004.

Acute Mastoiditis: Mastoidectomy vs. Conservative Management. Presented Ed Cocke Symposium, 2004.

Grand Rounds:

  • Unilateral Vocal Fold Paresis
  • Nasal Septal Perforations
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: Current Management and Controversies
  • Conservative Management of Vestibular Schwannoma
  • Schneiderian Papilloma
  • Orbitozygomatic Fractures
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Outcomes Research
  • Primary Osseous Neoplasms in the Head and Neck
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • >Embryology of the Head and Neck

Honors/Awards:

  • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, 1993 (for one graduating senior in the college)
  • Dean’s Award for Creative Achievement, 1993 (for one graduating senior in the college)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership society), 1992
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1993
  • University of Tennessee Annual Edwin Cocke Research Symposium 2nd Place Award for Research, 2000
  • University of Tennessee Annual Edwin Cocke Research Symposium Award for Outstanding Case Report, 2002
  • University of Tennessee Annual Edwin Cocke Research Symposium 2nd Place Award for Research, 2004

Courses

  • Otoplasty. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Endoscopic Perorbital Rejuvination. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Mid-Face/Lower Lid Rejuvenation. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Anatomical Approach to Blepharoplasty. . American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Rhinoplasty. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Rhinology. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Reconstructive Issues. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1, 2006.
  • Soft Tissue Augmentation and Facial Skin Rejuvenation. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2006.
  • Keynote Presentations, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2006.
  • Alternative to Correct Mid-Face Ptosis. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2006.
  • Managing Nasal Length. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2006.
  • Fat Injections for Facial Rejuvenation. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2006.
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2006.
  • Sculptural Rejuvenation of the Face. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2006.
  • Minimally Invasive “Extreme Makeover.” American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2006.
  • Volumetric Rejuvenation of the Orbit. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2006.
  • Suture Suspension Technique. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 3, 2006.
  • Rhytidectomy and the Mid-Face. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada,May 4, 2006.
  • Endoscopic Periorbital Rejuvenation. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 4, 2006.
  • Injectable Face Contouring. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Combined Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 4, 2006.

Extracurricular

  • Music ministry on trips to Jamaica, England, Belgium, Tanzania, and Thailand.
  • Medical missions to Philippines in 2002 and planned mission 11/2003 to perform cleft lip and cleft palate surgery.
  • Art of Medicine Student/Resident Organization.
  • Soloist and orchestra member, First Assembly of God Church, Memphis.
  • Occasional performance in the Memphis Symphony Orchestra
  • Sunday School teacher, First Assembly of God Church, Memphis
  • Memphis inner city community service at Dixie Homes and Hurt Village housing projects in association with Memphis Outreach
  • Visiting local elementary schools to teach music and perform
  • Visiting local elementary schools to speak and educate during Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Hobbies/Interests

Music, writing, golf, squash, swimming, tennis, photography, plus Vols and Steelers football.