Christopher Stutz, M.D.

Christopher Stutz, M.D.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Pediatric Orthopaedics

Biography

Dr. Christopher Stutz is a new pediatric orthopaedic Hand Surgeon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.  He is originally from Wichita Falls, Texas and attended medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical Center, where he earned his MD in May of 2005.  Dr. Stutz then completed his general surgery internship, as well as his Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  Dr. Stutz completed a one-year Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedics through Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri from August 2010 through July 2011.  He then completed a six-month Congenital Hand Surgery Fellowship with our Hand Service here at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital from August 2011 through January 2012.  Dr. Stutz has been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center until he came back to TSRHC full-time as of March 2015.  He is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Divisions of Hand and Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, and he is currently working on becoming faculty at UT Southwestern as a new Staff Member for our Hand Service at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.  Dr. Stutz is a Candidate Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), and a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North American (POSNA).

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Health Science Center at Houston (2001-2005)
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2006-2010), Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (2011-2012), Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2005-2006), General Surgery
  • Fellowship - Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2010-2011), Hand Surgery
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association (2010)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2010)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Member (2010)
Honors & Awards
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association Outstanding PGY-3 Teaching Resident
  • Kathy Cramer Resident Research Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Senior School Clerkship Honors
Books & Publications