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Christopher Trigger, MD, FACEP, CAQSM

Christopher Trigger, MD, CAQSM, FACEP is a board certified emergency medicine physician. He also received a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. Dr. Trigger completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Illinois Hospital. Dr. Trigger also completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


He currently practices at Spectrum Health Lakeland in Saint Joseph, MI. He is a core faculty member and social media director for the Emergency Medicine residency at Spectrum Health Lakeland. He has been appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor at Central Michigan University School of Medicine and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.


As part of his Sports Medicine practice, Dr. Trigger routinely provides sports and events coverage in the area. He is the Chair of Medical Services for the Senior PGA Championship. He is the Medical Director of the Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Triathlon. Dr. Trigger also serves as the team physician for Saint Joseph High School.


Dr. Trigger is an energetic, driven medical professional highly skilled in the treatment of emergency medical and sports medical conditions. Dr. Trigger truly believes that exercise is medicine and is a very active triathlete competing in multiple Ironman races. He continues to train for his next race and loves seeing athletes with similar goals. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and kids traveling and living in southwest Michigan.

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