Chris Hoban graduated from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio back in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He went on to attend Physician Assistant school at Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College where he received his MSHS as well as his physician assistant certification in 2010. He went on to work with JIS Orthopedics in New Albany, Ohio following his graduation for the next 11 years. He has extensive training in adult hip and knee replacement surgery. He has performed thousands of injections and assisted in over 10,000 joint replacement surgeries to date. He is married to his sweetheart Kelcey Hoban from Cleveland, OH for a little over 11 years. They have two beautiful daughters, Reece and Harper. They both attend Saint James in Montgomery, Alabama. The family recently moved down here back in March of 2021. Chris and his family have known Dr. Howell and his family for approximately seven years. They met during his fellowship training up in Columbus, Ohio. They have remained close friends since and Chris is very excited about teaming up with Dr. Howell to help serve the community of Montgomery, Alabama. They love traveling to the gulf and spending time on Lake Martin. They do not miss the Ohio winters.