Christopher A. Iobst, MD

Christopher A Iobst

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Christopher Iobst, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon specializing in the fields of limb lengthening and reconstruction. He has presented his clinical and research work at national and international medical meetings and has been awarded the St. Giles Young Investigator Award by the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. Dr. Iobst is an invited speaker at national conferences on external fixation and limb deformity and has written numerous articles and book chapters; he’s also an editor for the textbook Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Surgery Case Atlas.

Dr. Iobst earned his bachelor’s degree at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and then a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery program at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Iobst is active on the board of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, a professional association dedicated to research and clinical excellence in limb lengthening, limb reconstruction, extremity deformity correction and complex fracture treatment. He is also a member of the Pediatric Surgeons of North America organization. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 10/01/2016

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston Date Completed: 07/31/2002
Residency Medical University of South Carolina Date Completed: 06/30/2001
Medical School Emory University School of Medicine Date Completed: 05/13/1996