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- Arthroplasty/Joint Replacement
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- Foot & Ankle
- Intervertebral Disc
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Kristin Livingston MD
BiographyDr. Kristin Livingston graduated from Dartmouth College in 2002, and after several years of working as an EMT in Vail, Colorado, she went on to the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, where she graduated in 2009. A Boston native, she returned to the east coast and completed her training as a resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard University. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital in 2015 and then joined the faculty at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Her primary interests include pediatric orthopaedic trauma and lower extremity deformity.
- 2015-Present: Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital: Clinical activities include surgery 2-3 days per week and clinic 2-3 days per week under the supervision of an attending orthopaedic surgeon.
- Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital: Clinical activities for this past academic year include surgery 3-4 days per week and clinic 1-2 days per week under the supervision of an attending pediatric orthopaedic surgeon.
- 2002, BA, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
- 2009, MD, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
- Kristin Livingston MD and John Emans MD. “Congenital spinal malformations and sports implications” The Young Athlete’s Spine. Editor-in-chief: Lyle J. Micheli with Pierre d’Hemecourt, Michael O’Brien, & Cynthia Stein. Springer 2013: 125-138.
- Kristin Livingston MD, David Zurakowski PhD, Brian Snyder MD PhD. “Defining Parasol Rib Deformity in Hypotonic Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Is there a difference between VEPTR and Growing Rods?”, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
- Kristin Livingston MD, Patricia Miller MS, Michael Glotzbecker MD, Daniel Hedequist MD, Benjamin Shore MD MPH FRCSC. “Pediatric Non Fracture Related Compartment Syndrome: A Review of 39 Cases”, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
- Kristin Livingston MD and Mohammad Diab MD. “Patient Satisfaction with Post-operative Scars in Anterior Thoracoscopic vs. Posterior Open Spinal Fusions for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis”, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Membership & Committees
- IPOS Scholarship recipient 2012 and 2013
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