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Christopher Tangen, DO

Christopher Tangen, DO



59 Ratings 15 Reviews


Sports Medicine (Family Practice)

Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

UH Regional Hospitals - Richmond Campus
27100 Chardon Rd
Richmond Heights, OH 44143

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Seeing New Patients As Soon As: Tuesday, Sep 27


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Christopher Tangen, DO, is a specialist in sports medicine and an associate medical team physician for the Cleveland Browns.

Dr. Tangen is board certified in Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. He is also certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support.

Dr. Tangen earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While at Miami University, he was a starter for the varsity wrestling team. He then earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed a family medicine residency at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

He has been a presenter at local, regional and national sports medicine conferences. He also serves as the program director for the traditional rotating internship, and is also core faculty for the family medicine residency at UH Regional Hospitals.

Dr. Tangen is the head team physician for Bedford High School, Charles F. Brush High School, and Richmond Heights High School.

Dr. Tangen has an interest in all aspects of sports medicine including acute/chronic injuries, concussions, and injury prevention. He is also interested in preventative family medicine care, urgent care medicine, osteopathic manipulation, and sports physicals.


  • Acute Injuries
  • Concussions
  • Family Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Nutrition
  • Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physicals
  • Urgent Care

Languages Spoken


Office Locations

UH Regional Hospitals - Richmond Campus

27100 Chardon Rd
Richmond Heights OH, 44143

Christopher Tangen, DO

4480 Richmond Rd
Warrensville Heights OH, 44128

Bedford Medical Arts Ste 210

88 Center Rd
Bedford OH, 44146

Patient Experience Reviews

4.9 out of 5

59 Ratings

Patient Comments (15)

Reviewed On 8/1/2022
Dr. Tangen and his staff are wonderful. He has taken care of me and my children for years and I have no complaints. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed On 8/1/2022
Very good experience

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
Always satisfied,very good Dr.and staff

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr. Tangen and everyone involved in my care were great! They really made me feel seen and heard about my concerns.

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr. Tangent is always excellent and professional.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
This provider communicated well. He seemed to have reviewed my chart as this was my first visit. He introduced himself and what he does. I felt it was a good visit.

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
All good

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Dr Tangen and staff are awesome. They are always accommodating and friendly.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Outstanding physician

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
I receive the best care whenever I see Dr. Tangen and his staff.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Excellent care

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
I especially like that Dr. Tangen encourages me to continue to do things I do proactively. (vitamins, supplements, running and yoga). He respects that I know what works for me. His office staff is very helpful and always very nice.

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr.Tangen is one of the best doctors I have. He listens, is respectful, caring and genuine. I would highly recommend him to friends and family.

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
Wonderful doctor!!!!

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Dr. Tangen was very pleasant and attentive. He called and told me my test results the same day I had blood work. I appreciate him calling me. I recommended him to a friend because she was looking for a good primary care physician.

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


Fellowship | Sports Medicine - Family Practice
Sports Medicine - Family Practice - Uh Case Medical Center (2008 - 2010)

Residency | Family Medicine
Family Medicine - Uh Case Medical Center (2005 - 2008)

Medical Education
Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine (2005)

Miami University (2001)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Christopher Tangen did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.