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Christopher B. Lynch, MD

Dr. Chris Lynch is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon that specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, hip & knee, arthritis surgery and computer assisted surgery.  Dr.Lynch has been in private practice since 2004. He performed the first computer navigated total knee arthroplasty in New Haven County at Milford Hospital.

 

Primary Specialty

Additional Specialties

Ligament Sparing Total Knee Replacement
Computer Navigated Surgery
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Contact

For all general questions, prescription refills or to schedule an appointment, contact our office at:

Phone:
203.865.6784
Fax:
203.466.8532

Education and Training

  • B.S. Lafayette College
  • M.D. Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery - University of Maryland Medical Center/R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
  • Fellowship in Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction - Colorado Joint Replacement

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus

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" I'm very happy with my visit n dr Lynch he's been my doctor for long time "

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" Dr. Lynch could not possibly been more engaged, caring, and professional. feeling of genuine engagement on the part of Dr. Lynch "

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" Very satisfying visit. Everyone I met was friendly and very efficient. "

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" The receptionist was friendly and helpful.n< br />Dr. Lynch was great! He took the time to explain everything and answer questions. I left with a good understanding of the up coming surgery. I also feel I'm in good hands with his years of experiences. I was late getting there because I went to the wrong address and they let me wait to see the Dr. instead of making me come back. "

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" Dr Lynch was terrific. He spent time with me - he answered all my questions - he helped me come up with a plan for my eventual knee replacement with gentle guidance. When I am ready to have it replaced, he will be my choice for a surgeon. We need more like him. Thank You Dr Lynch! "

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Articles by Christopher B. Lynch, MD

How Can I Treat My Arthritis Knee Symptoms Without Surgery? 

The bottom line is that arthritis of the knee is not an acute problem and there is no “urgent” or “emergency” surgery needed to definitively treat knee arthritis.

When Do You Need Partial Vs. Total Knee Replacement? 

Painful arthritis of the knee affects up to 10% of the general United States population over 65 years of age. As a result, data estimates that approximately 350,000 total knee replacements are performed each year in the United States.

The Truth About Peri-Operative Anesthesia for Modern Joint Replacement Surgery 

Although surgery itself can be a significant source of stress for patients about to undergo a joint replacement, many patients seem to have more apprehension about the anesthesia than any other aspect of the procedure.

View all articles by Christopher B. Lynch, MD

Full Biography

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 works with Shahana L. Theriault PA-C in his Total Joint Practice.

Specializes in:

  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery Hip & Knee
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Computer Assisted Surgery

Dr.Lynch performs surgery at Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center, and Yale New Haven Hospital (St.Raphael’s Campus).