Christopher Utz

Christopher J Utz

Assistant Professor of Clinical


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)

Research and Practice Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Hip Arthroscopy

UC Health Clinical Focus

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

UC Health Specialities

Orthopaedic Surgery

Surgery-Critical Care


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports Medicine)


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

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

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