Dr. Christopher D. Alftine MD Internist

Dr. Christopher Alftine is an internist in Medford, Oregon and is affiliated with Rogue Valley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Alftine accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Rogue Valley Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Addiction Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Rogue Valley Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1998

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

A randomized, open-label, multicenter trial comparing once-a-day AVINZA (morphine sulfate extended-release capsules) versus twice-a-day OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release tablets) for the treatment of chronic, moderate to severe low bac
Rauck, R.L., Bookbinder, S.A., Bunker, T.R., Alftine, C.D., Gershon, S., de Jong, E., Negro-Vilar, A., Ghalie, R.

A randomized, open-label study of once-a-day AVINZA (morphine sulfate extended-release capsules) versus twice-a-day OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release tablets) for chronic low back pain: the extension phase of the ACTION trial.
Rauck, R.L., Bookbinder, S.A., Bunker, T.R., Alftine, C.D., Ghalie, R., Negro-Vilar, A., de Jong, E., Gershon, S.

The ACTION study: a randomized, open-label, multicenter trial comparing once-a-day extended-release morphine sulfate capsules (AVINZA) to twice-a-day controlled-release oxycodone hydrochloride tablets (OxyContin) for the treatment of chronic, moderate to
Rauck, R.L., Bookbinder, S.A., Bunker, T.R., Alftine, C.D., Ghalie, R., Negro-Vilar, A., de Jong, E., Gershon, S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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