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).

Education

Medical School
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2005)
Internship
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2006), General Surgery
Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2010), Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2011), Hand Surgery
Fellowship
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (2012), Hand & Upper Extremity

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Radial to axillary nerve neurotization for brachial plexus injury in children: a combined case series.
Zuckerman SL, Eli IM, Shah MN, Bradley N, Stutz CM, Park TS, Wellons JC J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Nov 14 5 518-26
The temporal and spatial development of vascularity in a healing displaced fracture.
Yuasa M, Mignemi NA, Barnett JV, Cates JM, Nyman JS, Okawa A, Yoshii T, Schwartz HS, Stutz CM, Schoenecker JG Bone 2014 Oct 67 208-21
Long-term outcomes following radial polydactyly reconstruction.
Stutz C, Mills J, Wheeler L, Ezaki M, Oishi S J Hand Surg Am 2014 Aug 39 8 1549-52
Medial approach for drainage of the obturator musculature in children.
Menge TJ, Cole HA, Mignemi ME, Corn WC, Martus JE, Lovejoy SA, Stutz CM, Mencio GA, Schoenecker JG J Pediatr Orthop 2014 Apr-May 34 3 307-15
Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome in pediatric and adolescent patients.
Stutz CM, Calfee RP, Steffen JA, Goldfarb CA J Hand Surg Am 2012 Apr 37 4 657-62

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Senior School Clerkship Honors
  • Kathy Cramer Resident Research Award
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association Outstanding PGY-3 Teaching Resident

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Member (2010)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2010)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2010)
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association (2010)