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Christopher Tangen, DO

Christopher Tangen, DO



46 Ratings 18 Reviews


Sports Medicine (Family Practice)

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Primary Location

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

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  • Program Director, Transitional Year, UH Regional Hospitals Richmond Campus

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

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Christopher Tangen, DO

4480 Richmond Rd
Warrensville Heights OH, 44128

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Patient Experience Reviews

4.8 out of 5

46 Ratings

Patient Comments (18)

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Chris Tangen is the bomb

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
Dr Tangen is probably the most interested and involved doctors that my Dad has ever had. not many would provide this level of care to an old man with lots of health issues. He is the best

Reviewed On 10/1/2020
best doctor I ever saw! provided exceptional care

Reviewed On 10/1/2020

Reviewed On 10/1/2020
I have received excellent care from this provider and feel very comfortable I am getting the best care

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Best medical experience I have had - my injury was fixed and I was able to resume running in 3 days!

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
It's always a great experience when I come in to see my doctor

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Dr Tangen is a gem! I genuinely feels like he cares about me as a patient. I researched the ratings about him online before my first appt last year and I hit a bullseye as far as selecting him! Everything I expect in a physician!

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
great dr easy to work with and listens to what your saying

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Dr. Tangen, Do is a very professional, patient and caring doctor. He addresses all of my concerns and issues.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Excellent, and very, very, informative. and professional and appearance very groom & clean and politeness.thank you.

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
I saw my Dr. virtually and I feel like it was a good visit and he was really helpful.

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
Dr. Tangen and *** are always excellent. Very professional.

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
Dr. Tangen is fabulous!

Reviewed On 2/22/2020
Dr Tangen is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He is very knowledgeable about a wide variety of medical issues. He is very intelligent and very curious.

Reviewed On 2/4/2020
i am a new patient (this was second visit) with him. I like his approach to patient care and prescribing medication. I lucked out as I picked him off a list [...]. Great doctor and a good listener!

Reviewed On 2/1/2020
excellent and courteous service

Reviewed On 1/23/2020
It's always a great experience with my doctor. He is a wonderful man and he takes his job very personal along with my Well being

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.

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