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Christopher Sullivan, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Christopher Sullivan is a highly regarded expert in muscle and skeletal disorders in children and adolescents. He has presented lectures at national medical meetings on topics such as femur fractures and hip diseases in children. Scoliosis and other spinal deformities are among his many clinical interests.

In addition, Dr. Sullivan reviews clinical articles for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Pediatric Specialists
at La Rabida Children's Hospital
6501 S. Promontory Drive
Chicago, IL 60649

University of Chicago Medicine at Ingalls Family Care Center
6703 W. 159th Street, Suite 100, Entrance E
Tinley Park, IL  60477

University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced 
Care at Orland Park
14290 S. La Grange Rd. 
Orland Park, IL 60462

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School

University of California Los Angeles


Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio, TX


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago


University of California, San Diego


Academic Orthopaedic Society
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-3531 

Office Fax

(773) 702-2451

Office Postal Address

Christopher Sullivan, MD, MPH
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric orthopaedic surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spinal deformities
  • Congenital deformities
  • Fractures
  • Acquired extremity deformities
  • Hip problems
  • Club feet, including the Ponsetti method
  • Leg length discrepancies

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Sullivan's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.