About Thomas D Christopher

Thomas Christopher, MD, FACS received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He also received his postgraduate cardiothoracic training at Duke. Dr. Christopher previously held the position of Teaching Scholar of Cardiovascular Surgery at Duke University Medical Center and received the Heart, Lung and Blood Institute National Research Award. Dr. Christopher's areas of expertise include adult cardiac surgery, aortic surgery, a-fib surgery, transcatheter valve replacement and aneurysm surgery.


Medical School
Duke University

Duke University Medical Center

Duke University Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care, Critical Care
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Virginia Medical Registration
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care


Chippenham Hospital and Henrico Doctors' Hospital




Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Office Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
7101 Jahnke Rd
Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 320-2751

Accepted Insurance

Aetna Ameriplan Anthem Cigna Coventry (Southern Health, First Health, CCN) DaVita VillageHealth Humana Gold Medicare Medicaid Medical Development International (MDI) Medical Partners of America (MPA) Optima (Please call our Business Office to confirm if the surgeon and facility location are covered by Optima.) PHCS (Private Health Care Systems) / Multiplan Preferred Care of Richmond Tricare United HealthCare (Optimum Choice/MAMSI/OneNet/MDIPA/Secure Horizons) Universal Health Care Group Virginia Health Network Virginia Premier

Additional Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates - Henrico Doctors' Hospital

7605 Forest Avenue, Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: (804)-282-8777