Dr. Christine Hammer

Dr. Christine Hammer, MD


Meet Dr. Christine Hammer, MD

Dr. Hammer is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Franciscan Spine Program.

She specializes in adult spinal neurosurgery, treating degenerative spine conditions, spinal tumors, and spinal deformities.

Dr. Hammer at a Glance

  • Dr. Hammer uses a wide range of procedures to help treat pain at the source, ranging from spinal cord stimulator implantation to surgery.
  • She keeps in mind each patient's unique needs, goals, and medical history when developing a treatment plan.

Connect with Dr. Hammer and learn more about your options for relief.

Dr. Hammer is a member of Franciscan Spine Program.

Directions to our primary location in Tacoma, WA

How Dr. Christine Hammer, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianopolis, IN


  • Acute Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rheumatologic Diseases
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Trauma
  • Whiplash


  • Acupuncture
  • Biofeedback
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Massage
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Fusion

Accolades for Dr. Christine Hammer, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Counsel of State of Neurological Societies

Office Information for Dr. Christine Hammer, MD

Franciscan Neurosurgery Associates at St. Joseph 1608 South J Street Fifth Floor Tacoma, WA 98405 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Franciscan Neurosurgery Associates at St. Joseph
1608 South J Street
Fifth Floor
Tacoma, WA 98405


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

Additional Locations

  • Franciscan Neurosurgery Associates at St. Anthony 11511 Canterwood Boulevard N.W. Suite 105 Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Driving Directions

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