Christopher Iobst, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who joined Nemours Children’s Hospital in January 2014, 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 certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.