Christopher Utz

Christopher J Utz , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

UC Health Holmes Hospital
Room 1103
Albert Sabin Way at Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-584-7328
Fax 513-584-3929


Bachelor's Degree: University of Notre Dame 1999 (Mechanical Engineering)

Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2007

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 2012 (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Fellowship: Wellington Orthopaedics/University of Cincinnati Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Fellowship 2013 (Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery)


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 07-23-2015 )

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports Medicine) (Certification Date: 10-05-2017 )

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injury

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

Athletic Injuries

Complex Multi Ligament Knee Injury

Dislocated Shoulder

Femoracetabular Impingement

Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular impingement)

Hip Labral tear

Knee Cap Dislocation

Knee Dislocation

Knee Injuries

Knee Ligament Injury

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain

Labral Tear

Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury

Lateral Patellar Dislocation

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Injury

Patella Tendon Tear

Patellar Dislocation

Patellar Instability

Patellar Tendon Rupture

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Proximal and Distal Bicep Tendon Tear

Proximal Hamstring Tear

Quadricep Tendon Rupture

Quadricep Tendon Tear

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Tear

Separated Shoulder

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Instability

Sports Related Injuries


Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Hip Arthroscopy

Research Support

Grant: #0056666 (413614-14) / W81XWH-17-2-0073 Investigators:Grawe, Brian; Utz, Christopher 09-30-2017 -09-29-2021 Department of the Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity Surgical Timing and Rehabilitation (STaR) for Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries (MLKIs): A Multicenter Integrated Clinical Trial Role:Collaborator $2,185.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #W81XWH-19-2-0029 Investigators:Braley, Susan; Branam, Barton; Colosimo, Angelo; Glogovac, Georgina; Grawe, Brian; Lin, Chia-Ying; Utz, Christopher; Zhiva, Ergent 09-30-2019 -09-29-2023 Department of the Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity Sustained Delivery of Simvastatin to Augment Meniscal Healing: Is Regenerative Healing Possible? Role:Collaborator $1,973,671.00 Awarded Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Utz, Christopher J; Bauer, Thomas W; Iannotti, Joseph P (2011. ) Glenoid component loosening due to deficient subscapularis: a case study of eccentric loading.Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.], , 20 (8 ) ,e16-21 More Information

Branam BR, Utz CJ. (2016. ) Indications fr Two-Incision (Outside-In) ACL Reconstruction. Controversies in ACL Reconstruction, ,

Branam, Barton R; Utz, Christopher J (2017. ) Indications for Two-Incision (Outside-In) Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.Clinics in sports medicine, , 36 (1 ) ,71-86 More Information

Book Chapter

Utz, CJ; Lawton, JN (2012 ) Volar Plate Arthroplasty for Diatal Fracture- Dislocations of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery Second Edition .Philadelphia, Saunders

Utz, CJ; lawton, JN (2012 ) Skier's Thumb; Repair of Acute Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint Under Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery Second Edition .Philadelpia, Saunders

Utz, CJ (2013 ) Congenital and Development Disorders Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Musculoskeletal System .Phiidelphia, Saunders

Contact Information

Academic - UC Health Holmes Hospital
Room 1103
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-584-7328
Fax: 513-584-3929