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Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS: Complete curriculum vitae 


Medical Specialty

        Spine Surgery

Areas of expertise
  • Spinal regenerative therapy/stem cells
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Robotic and navigation guided spinal surgery
  • Revision spine surgery for failed previous surgery
  • Scoliosis and spinal deformity reconstructive surgery
special interests

        Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
        Robotic Spine Surgery
        Spinal deformity: Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Spondylolisthesis
        Pediatric and adolescent spine care    
        Revision spine surgery
        Athletic Spinal Injuries    
        Cervical (neck) disc herniation, stenosis, arthritis
        Lumbar disc herniation, stenosis, arthritis

board certifications

        Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
        Diplomat, American Board of Spine Surgery

licensure

        State of New York                       2004 - present
        Commonwealth of Virginia         2008 – present


education

Fellowship in Spine Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis Department of Orthopaedics
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    St. Louis Children’s Hospital
    Shriners Hospital for Children
    July, 2007 – July, 2008

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
June 2003 – June 2007

General Surgery Internship
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY
June 2002 – June 2003

University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
    Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in Research
    Rochester Plan Early Acceptance Award
    August 1998 – May 2002

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
    Magna Cum Laude
    August 1994 – May 1998


professional memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Spine Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • J. Albert Key Washington University Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Care for Children Partnership Foundation
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • North American Spine Society
  • Northern Virginia Medical Society
  • Northern Virginia Pediatric Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society, Candidate Member
  • The Spinal Research Foundation

awards              
  •  Washingtonian Magazine “Top Docs” – Spinal Surgery, 2014
  • Vitals Virginia Top 10 Doctors Award – Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
  • Washington Post Magazine Super Doctors “Rising Star” – Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, 2013
  • US News and World Report Top Doctors – Orthopedic Surgery, 2012
  • Patients’ Choice Physician Award, 2013
  • America’s Most Compassionate Doctors: Patients’ Choice, 2009-2013
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 5 year Honoree 2008-2012
  • Consumer’s Research Council of America Top Surgeons, 2009, 2010            
  • Young Investigators in Arthroplasty Award, San Diego, CA, 2007
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Resident Award, New York, NY, 2003
  • Marvin J. Hoffman Basic Science Research Award, April 2002
  • Cecil B. Hayes Scholarship, 1999-2000
  • University of Rochester Chemistry Department Academic Achievement Award, 1998
  • University of Rochester Most Outstanding Fraternity Member, 1998
  • Richard Kaiser Memorial Senior Academic Honor Award, 1998
  • University of Rochester Dean’s Honor Roll, 1994-1998
  • National Dean’s List, 1994-1998

ACHIEVEMENTS, APPOINTMENTS, OFFICES
  • Performed First Robot-Guided Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion in North America: June, 2013
  • Performed First Robot-Guided Spine Surgery in Mid-Atlantic Region: July, 2012
  • Reston Hospital Center Medical Executive Committee, 2013-2014
  • Volunteer Physician, Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP), 2010-present   
  • Critical Care Committee, Reston Hospital Center, 2009-2013
  • Fairfax County School Board Health Advisory Council, 2011-2012
  • Editorial Board, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2011
  • Member, Complex Spine Study Group (CSSG), 2009
  • Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2006
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
  • President, Delta Upsilon International Fraternity, 1997
  • Vice President, Order of Omega Honor Society, 1997
  • Captain, University of Rochester Water Polo Team, 1997
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1994

hospital affiliations

Reston Hospital Center, Reston, VA
Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA


publications

Good C, O’Keefe RJ, Puzas JE, Schwarz, EM, Rosier R. “Immunohistochemical Study of Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor Kappa B Ligand (RANK-L) in Human Osteolytic Bone Tumors.” Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol 79(3), pp 174-179, March 2002

Good C, MacGillivray J. “Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation in the Adolescent Athlete: Advances in Surgical Treatment.” Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Vol 17(1), pp 25-29, Feb 2005

Nho S, Yadav H, Pensak M, Dodson C, Good C, MacGillivray J. “Biomechanical Fixation in     Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair.” Arthroscopy, Vol 23(1), pp 94-102, Jan 2007

Good C, Green D, Griffith M, Widmann R, Rodeo S. “Arthroscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Discoid Meniscus in Children: Classification, Technique and Results.”  Arthroscopy, Vol 23(2), pp 157-163, Feb 2007

Good C, Shindle M, Kelly B, Wanich T, Warren R. “Glenohumeral Chondrolysis After Shoulder Arthroscopy with Thermal Capsulorrhaphy.”    Arthroscopy, Vol 23(7), pp 797.e1-797.e5, July 2007

Good C, Griffith M, Shindle M, Wanich T, Warren R. “The Effect of Radiofrequency Energy on Glenohumeral Fluid Temperature During Shoulder Arthroscopy.”  JBJS: 91, pp 429-34, Feb 2009

O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Good CR, Lenke LG, Buchowski JM, Kim YJ, Flynn J. “Risk Factors and Outcomes for Catastrophic Failures at the Top of Long Pedicle Screw Constructs (FPSC):  A matched cohort analysis performed at a single center.”  Spine: 34(20), pp 2134-39, Sept 2009

Buchowski JM, Good CR, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH. “Epidural Spinal Cord Compression with Neurologic Deficit Associated with Intrapedicular Application of FloSeal During Pedicle Screw Insertion.” Spine: 34(13):E473-477, June 2009

Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester L.“Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal) /Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?” Spine: 35(2):210-218, January 2010

Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Sides BA. “Revision Rates following Primary Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery:  643 consecutive patients followed up to 21 years postoperative” Spine: 35(2):219-226, January 2010

Luhmann SJ, Keeler KA, Lenke LG, Good CR, Bridwell KH, Sides B.  “Spinal Fusion for Spastic Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Is Anterior Releasing Necessary When Intraoperative     Halo-Femoral Traction is Used?” Spine: 35(10): E427-433, May 2010

Good CR, “The Genetic Basis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis” Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation: 4(1):13-17, Spring 2009

Good CR, “Evolution in the Treatment of Spinal Deformity and Spinal Instrumentation” Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation: 5(1):19-25, Spring 2010

Good CR, “Inspiring Stories of Successful Spine Care - Scoliosis” Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation: 4(1):16-18, Fall 2010

Good CR, Kuklo TR. “Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion/Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion”  The Textbook of Spine Surgery: Bridwell KH, Dewald RL, Hammerberg KW, et al. 3(2), 436, 2011 

Good CR, “Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma” Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation: 6(2):19-24, Fall 2011

Good CR, Auerbach JD, O’Leary, Schuler TC. “Adult Spinal Deformity” Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med: 4:159-167, 2011

Good CR, Snyder BK, “Robotic Guided Spine Surgery” Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation: 8(1):16-21, Spring 2013

Good CR, Bridwell KH, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Riew KD, Luhmann SJ, Kuklo T, Buchowski JM, Flynn J.  “Major Perioperative Neurologic Deficits in Pediatric and Adult Spine Surgery Patients:  Incidence, etiology and outcomes over a fourteen year period at one institution.”  Spinal Deformity: Submitted


PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Differential Gene Expression of Fracture Callus in Response to Mechanical Loading 
Good C, Wanich T, Gardner M, Carson J, Zelken J, Hernandez A, Bostrom M.   
Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
Boca Raton, FL, October 2006

Intraoperative Dislocation of a Trial Femoral Head into the Pelvis During Total Hip Arthroplasty
Good C, Buly R. 
Third Annual Joint Arthroplasty Young Investigators’ Conference
San Diego, CA, February 2007

The Effect of Radiofrequency Energy on Glenohumeral Fluid Temperature during Shoulder Arthroscopy
Good C, Griffith M, Shindle M, Wanich T, Warren R.
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
New York Metropolitan Area Resident Research Competition and Symposium
New York, NY, May 2007 

The Effect of Radiofrequency Energy on Glenohumeral Fluid Temperature during Shoulder Arthroscopy
Good C, Griffith M, Shindle M, Wanich T, Warren R.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
San Francisco, CA, March 2008

Epidural Spinal Cord Compression with Neurologic Deficit Associated with Intrapedicular Application of FloSeal During Pedicle Screw Insertion
Buchowski JM, Good CR, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH
International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques
Hong Kong, China, July 2008 

TLIF as an Alternative to Formal Anterior Interbody Fusion at the Caudal End of Long Spinal Deformity Constructs:  Does it work?
O’Leary PT, Lenke LG, Good CR, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques
Hong Kong, China, July 2008

Safety and Efficacy of Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP-2) in Complex Pediatric Spinal Deformity at a Minimum Two Year Follow-Up
Mulconrey DS, Keeler KA, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, 
International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques
Hong Kong, China, July 2008

Major Perioperative Neurologic Deficits in Pediatric and Adult Spine Surgery Patients: Incidence, etiology and outcomes over a fourteen year period at one institution
Good CR, Bridwell KH, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Riew KD, Luhmann SJ, Kuklo 
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Revision Rates following Primary Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery:  667 consecutive patients followed up to 21 years postoperatively
Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Risk Factors and Outcomes for Catastrophic Failures at the Top of Long Pedicle Screw Constructs (FPSC):  A matched cohort analysis performed at a single center
O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Good CR, Lenke LG, Buchowski JM, Kim YJ, Flynn J
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal)/Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?
Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester 
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Spinal Fusion for Spastic Neuromuscular Scoliosis (NMS):  Is anterior releasing necessary when intraoperative halo-femoral traction is used?
Keeler KA, Luhmann SJ, Lenke LG, Good CR, Sides BA, Shootman M, Bridwell KH
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Revision Rates following Primary Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery:  667 consecutive patients followed up to 21 years postoperatively
Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

Major Perioperative Neurologic Deficits in Pediatric and Adult Spine Surgery Patients: Incidence, etiology and outcomes over a fourteen year period at one institution
Good CR, Bridwell KH, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Riew KD, Luhmann SJ, Kuklo T, Buchowski JM, Flynn J
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

Risk Factors and Outcomes for Catastrophic Failures at the Top of Long Pedicle Screw Constructs (FPSC):  A matched cohort analysis performed at a single center
O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Good CR, Lenke LG, Buchowski JM, Kim YJ, Flynn J
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

Standing Tall, Neck and Back Pain: You Are NOT Alone
Reston Hospital Center Community Outreach Series
Reston, VA, November 2008

Post-operative care for Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery Patients
Reston Hospital Center Grand Rounds
Reston, VA, January 2009

Revision Rates following Primary Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery:  667 consecutive patients followed up to 21 years postoperatively
Pichelmann M, Lenke LG, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, February 2009

Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal)/Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?
Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester 
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, February 2009

Intra-operative care for Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery Patients
Reston Hospital Center Department of Anesthesia Grand Rounds
Reston, VA, February 2009

Advancements in Spinal Health Care
Spinal Research Foundation Community Outreach Series
Reston, VA, February 2009

What’s New in Adolescent Spine Care?
Northern Virginia Pediatric Society
McLean, VA, March 2009

Osteoporosis: Taking Steps Towards Bone Health
Spinal Research Foundation Community Outreach Series / Webinar
Reston, VA, May 2009

Orthopaedic Surgery Residents: How to Choose the Right Practice
Hospital for Special Surgery Practice Management Symposium
New York, NY, November 2009

Operative and Non-operative Adolescent Spine Care
Inova Alexandria Department Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Alexandria, VA, January 2010

Pediatric Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis
Inova Fairfax Hospital, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Falls Church, VA, April 2010

Advancements in Spinal Health Care
Spinal Research Foundation Community Outreach Series / Webinar
Reston, VA, January 2011


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Prediction of Soft Tissue Injuries in Schatzker Tibial Plateau Fractures Based on X-ray Measurements 
Gardner M, Good C, Suk M, Yacobian S, Geller D, Potter H, Mintz D, Helfet D, Lorich D.
Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
Puerto Rico, October 2004

Arthroscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Discoid Meniscus in Children 
Green D, Good C, Rodeo S, Valen A, Widmann R.
European Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
April 2005

Arthroscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Discoid Meniscus in Children: Indications, Technique and Results 
Good C, Rodeo S, Widmann R, Green D. 
Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting
Hollywood, FL, May 2006

Treatment of a Comminuted Periprosthetic Proximal Tibial Fracture with a Metaphyseal Replacing Hinged Total Knee Replacement
Griffith M, Good C, Westrich G.
Third Annual Joint Arthroplasty Young Investigators' Conference
San Diego, CA, February 2007

The Effect of Radiofrequency Energy on Glenohumeral Fluid Temperature during Shoulder Arthroscopy
Good C, Griffith M, Shindle M, Wanich T, Warren R.
Hospital for Special Surgery 89th Annual Alumni Association
New York, NY, November 2007

Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal)/Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?
Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester 
International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques
Hong Kong, China, July 2008 

TLIF as an Alternative to Formal Anterior Interbody Fusion at the Caudal End of Long Spinal Deformity Constructs:  Does it work?
O’Leary PT, Lenke LG, Good CR, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Safety and Efficacy of Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP-2) in Complex Pediatric Spinal Deformity at a Minimum Two Year Follow-Up
Mulconrey DS, Keeler KA, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Good CR, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, 
Scoliosis Research Society
Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008

Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal)/Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?
Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester 
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

Epidural Spinal Cord Compression with Neurologic Deficit Associated with Intrapedicular Application of FloSeal During Pedicle Screw Insertion
Buchowski JM, Good CR, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

TLIF as an Alternative to Formal Anterior Interbody Fusion at the Caudal End of Long Spinal Deformity Constructs:  Does it work?
O’Leary PT, Lenke LG, Good CR, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Sides BA
North American Spine Society
Toronto, Canada, October 2008

Risk Factors and Outcomes for Catastrophic Failures at the Top of Long Pedicle Screw Constructs (FPSC):  A matched cohort analysis performed at a single center
O’Leary PT, Bridwell KH, Good CR, Lenke LG, Buchowski JM, Kim YJ, Flynn J
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, February 2009 

Can Posterior Only Surgery Replace Combined Anterior (Thoracotomy/Thoracoabdominal)/Posterior Approaches for Adult Scoliosis?
Good CR, Lenke LG, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann M, Keeler KA, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Koester 
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, February 2009