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Katie Fuchs

Kathryn O. Fuchs, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Katie Fuchs, M.D., joined Shriners Children's Portland after completing her fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Fuchs, a native of the Adirondacks in upstate New York, received her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College in Vermont. She earned her medical degree at Albany Medical College and completed her orthopedic surgery residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. During her training, she received awards for her teaching, research and community service.

Her interests include general pediatric musculoskeletal care, neuromuscular disorders, hip dysplasia, lower extremity inequality/deformity, clubfoot, fracture care, musculoskeletal infections, community education, international health, and improving care for underserved populations.

Dr. Fuchs is fluent in Spanish and a trained medical interpreter. Some of her hobbies include skiing, mountain biking, pottery, international travel and music.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

More About Me

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

Medical Education
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
United States of America

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medial Center
Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medial Center
Lebanon, NH

Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA

Academic Positions and Locations

Oregon Health Science University
Affiliate Assistant Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2017-Present: Medical Director of Pediatric Orthopedics, Providence St. Vincent Hospital
Awards and Honors
  • 2021, Top Doctor in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Portland Monthly
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Presentation: Wednesday Lecture Series, Shriners Children's Portland - Pelvic Osteotomies (9/2019)
  • Presentation: Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Orthopaedic Considerations of Pubic Symphysis Mechanics During Pregnancy and Labor (3/2018)
  • Presentation: Natural History, Boston Children's Hospital Fellow's Research Meeting - Diagnosis and Management of Hip Instability in Down's Syndrome: An Evidence-Based Review of the Literature (2017)
  • Presentation: New England Orthopedic Society Meeting - Orthopedic Considerations of Pubic Symphysis Mechanics During Pregnancy and Labor (2016)