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Christopher Tangen, DO

Christopher Tangen, DO



43 Ratings 9 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: Friday, Mar 24


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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

43 Ratings

Patient Comments (9)

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
Dr Tanagen is absolutely fantastic. Honestly the best provider I have seen in the last 5 years. His ability to listen, strategize, empathize and come up with a plan is outstanding. He is a huge asset to the UH team of providers.

Reviewed On 11/1/2022
The doctor and staff were great! ***

Reviewed On 9/2/2022
Excellent provider!

Reviewed On 9/2/2022
Absolutely love this doctor great guy great staff!!

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.

Certifications & Memberships

  • 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.