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chris makarewich

Christopher A. Makarewich, MD

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

One of the first experiences in medical school that drew Christopher Makarewich, M.D., to orthopedics was watching a resident reduce a child's crooked forearm in the emergency department. Later, he was able to see that same young girl back in clinic, her cast removed and with a straight arm. During the remainder of his clinical years, while everything he saw was new and interesting, Dr. Makarewich's thoughts kept returning to the one little girl. He was amazed that a doctor could learn to use his or her hands to restore function and wellbeing, an effect that, in this case, would last her entire life. A career in pediatric orthopedics represents a chance to make a lifelong change in patients' health with the potential to have the longest lasting impact of any orthopedic specialty.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
United States of America

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
United States of America

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
United States of America

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
United States of America

Sinai Hospital, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction
Baltimore, MD
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Utah Orthopaedics
Clinical Instructor


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