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Dr. Christopher Balint

Dr. Christopher Balint

Dr. Christopher Balint is a Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine with an emphasis in the diagnosis and treatment of knee and shoulder injuries.

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Knee
  • Shoulder

Dr. Christopher Balint is a Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine with an emphasis in the diagnosis and treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. Dr. Balint’s interest in sports medicine comes from his own experience as a high school and college athlete. He was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana and knew early on that South Bend was where he would end up. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1990. He then received his Medical Degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in June of 1996. After completing his orthopedic residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan, Dr. Balint completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2002. Dr. Balint has also served as a team physician and consultant for the University of Notre Dame for over 18 years. In his free time, Dr. Balint enjoys spending time with his wife, Susan, and four children, Emma, Owen, Evan, and Ella.

Medical Society Memberships

  • Diplomate of American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Osteopathic Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Indiana Orthopedic Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • St. Joseph County Medical Society
  • Arthroscopic Association of North America
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
  • Chairman, Notre Dame Orthopaedic Society

Team Experience

  • Boston Celtics
  • Harvard University
  • Northeastern University

University of Notre Dame

  • Team Physician

Undergraduate

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Medical School

  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

Residency

  • Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, MI

Fellowship in Sports Medicine

  • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Practice Locations

  • 53880 Carmichael Drive
    South Bend, IN 46635
  • 60160 Bodnar Blvd
    Mishawaka, IN 46544

Hospital & Surgery Center Locations

  • Memorial Hospital of South Bend
  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center – Mishawaka Campus
  • Allied Physicians Surgery Center, South Bend
  • Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital - Mishawaka
  • South bend Lions
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Saint Joseph Health System
  • Beacon Health System
  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Arthrex
  • Breg
  • Smith+Nephew
  • DePuy Synthes