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Christopher B. Lynch, MD

Christopher B. Lynch, MD
  • Specializes in:
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery Hip & Knee
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Computer Assisted Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Lynch is a native of the New Haven area, born at Yale-New Haven Hospital and raised in the Spring Glen area of Hamden. A graduate of Hopkins Grammar School, he then attended Lafayette College and later graduated with "High Distinction" from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. While at Wayne State, Dr. Lynch was also elected into the AOA, the National Medical Honors Society. After completing his five year orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center/R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, he traveled to Denver, Colorado, where he spent a year as a Fellow specializing in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction at Colorado Joint Replacement. While in Colorado, under the direction of Dr. Douglas Dennis and Dr. Brian Haas, he trained as a specialist in primary and revision arthroplasty of the knee and hip. He continues to pursue related research interests which have produced various recent chapter, journal and internet publications focused on modern concepts in Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty.

Dr.Lynch has been in private practice since 2004. In the years that followed, Dr.Lynch performed the first computer navigated total knee arthroplasty in New Haven County at Milford Hospital.

Dr. Lynch performs surgery at Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center, Yale New Haven Hospital (St. Raphaels Campus) and  Milford Hospital.  He sees patients in the Hamden, Milford and Branford offices. Appointments with Dr.Lynch can be made by calling (203) 865-6784.

Fellowship

Total Joint Replacement
Colorado Joint Replacement
Denver, CO 2003-2004

Honors
Fragmin Fellows Grant Award, AAOS Meeting
New Orleans 2003
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI 1994-1998
Graduated with “High Distinction” (top 5% class) 1998
Alpha Omega Alpha
(National Medical Honors Society) 1996
WSU Alumni Honors Scholarship Award Recipient
1995, 1996, 1997
Publications
Book Chapters
Dennis DA,  Lynch CB.  Evaluation and Management of Periprosthetic Fractures After Total Knee
Arthroplasty.  Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Pub.2012
Dennis DA, Lynch CB.  Cementless Femoral Components:  Modular.  The Adult Hip, 2ᶰᶛ Ed.
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Pub. 2006.

 

Journal Articles
Dennis DA, Lynch CB. Stability advantages of a modular total hip system.
Orthopaedics 2005 Sept;28 (9 Suppl);s1049-52
Dennis DA, Lynch CB. Optimization of the femoral cement mantle in total hip arthroplasty.
Orthopaedics 2005 Aug;28(8 Suppl);s867-71
Dennis DA, Lynch CB. Trochanteric osteotomy, advancement and fixation. A technique for
abductor related hip instability. Orthopaedics 2004 Sept;27(9):987-90
Dennis DA, Lynch CB. Mobile bearing total knee arthroplasty. WebMD/Medscape,
Clinical update: Advances in total knee replacement technology. Online-May 2004
Lynch CB, Sterling RS. Total knee arthroplasty in patients with HIV infection.
Current Opinion in Orthopaedics 2004 Feb;15(1):27-30
Boucher HR, Lynch C, Young AM, Engh CA Jr., Engh C Sr. Dislocation after polyethylene
liner exchange in total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 2003
Aug;18(5):654-7
Membership & Appointments
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) Certified
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Medical Association
Connecticut State Medical Society
New Haven County Medical Society
Associate Professor, Yale University School of Medicine (Dept of Orthopaedics)
Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons