Christopher B. Hayes, MD

Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Hayes is a Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in orthopedic trauma surgery, complex pelvic and acetabular trauma, nonunion and deformity correction, and bone infections.  Originally from New York, he received his Bachelor of Science from SUNY Geneseo and his medical degree from the University of Buffalo.  He then traveled to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he realized his desire to pursue Orthopaedic Trauma care.  He then traveled to University of California at Davis in Sacramento, CA.  While there he learned the latest techniques and approaches to complex trauma cases from world renown surgeons.  He was then able to travel to Davos, Switzerland where he was exposed to alternative treatments and technologies.  He was then recruited to Southern California to continue caring for patients with complex traumatic injuries and poorly healing fractures.

Dr. Hayes enjoys translating his expert knowledge and skill into individualized care in an easy to understand plan.

His philosophy to patient care combines high-level compassion, support, and customization to each patient’s injuries, needs, and way of life.  Dr. Hayes enjoys translating his expert knowledge and skill into individualized care in an easy to understand plan.  He believes in a comprehensive treatment strategy including close work alongside our general surgery trauma surgeons, nursing staff, physical and occupational therapists, and primary care providers to optimize patient recovery and accelerate rehabilitation.  He utilizes both conservative and surgical management with a focus on fracture principles, stable fixation, and early joint motion to improve and promote patient healing, rehabilitation, and return to function.


  • Orthopaedic Trauma​
  • Fractures of the Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures
  • ​Fracture Revision Surgery
  • Deformity Correction
  • Licensure and Certification

State Board of California

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Eligible


  • Orthopedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery


Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma

  • University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

Medical School

  • University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate Education

  • State University of New York, Geneseo, NY

Research and Education

Dr. Hayes has published several articles in the field of Orthopaedic Trauma.

Hosseinzadeh P, Hayes CB. Compartment Syndrome in Children. Orthop Clin North Am. 2016;47(3):579-587. doi:10.1016/j.ocl.2016.02.004

Cronin KJ, Hayes CB, Moghadamian ES. Early-Onset Fat Embolism Syndrome: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2018;8(2):e44. doi:10.2106/JBJS.CC.17.00175

Hayes CB, Murr KA, Muchow RD, et al. Pain and overcorrection in clubfeet treated by Ponseti method. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2018;27(1):52-55. doi:10.1097/BPB.0000000000000442

Zuelzer DA, Hayes CB, Wright RD, Duncan ST. Femoroacetabular impingement as a complication of acetabular fracture fixation. Trauma Case Rep. 2018;18:56-59. Published 2018 Oct 13. doi:10.1016/j.tcr.2018.07.003

Burnham JM, Howard JS, Hayes CB, Lattermann C. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction With Concomitant Tibial Tubercle Transfer: A Systematic Review of Outcomes and Complications. Arthroscopy. 2016;32(6):1185-1195. doi:10.1016/j.arthro.2015.11.039

Cronin KJ, Hockensmith L, Hayes CB, Zuelzer D, Jacobs CA, Moghadamian ES. Are Routine Postoperative Computer Tomography Scans Warranted for All Patients After Operative Fixation of Pelvic Ring Injuries?. J Orthop Trauma. 2019;33(10):e360-e365. doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000001548

Duncan ST, Hayes CB, Nunley RM. Fracture at the Modular Junction of a Cementless Revision Hip System: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2016;6(2):e48. doi:10.2106/JBJS.CC.15.00089

Hosseinzadeh P, Steiner RB, Hayes CB, et al. Initial Correction Predicts the Need for Secondary Achilles Tendon Procedures in Patients With Idiopathic Clubfoot Treated With Ponseti Casting. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016;36(1):80-83. doi:10.1097/BPO.0000000000000407

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