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Christina L. Boulton M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Orthopaedics
Location: Please refer to the Locations section below.
Phone: Please refer to the Locations section below.

Personal History:

Dr. Boulton earned her MD at Harvard Medical School. She completed an internship in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. She went on to complete a fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology at the University of Maryland Medical System, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

In the field of orthopaedic traumatology, Dr. Boulton's special interests include nonunions, malunions, pelvis and acetabulum surgery, bone infections, posttraumatic reconstruction, periarticular fractures, and fractures of the forearm, wrist, hip, femur, tibia, ankle, and foot.

Research Interests:

Dr. Boulton is involved in multiple research projects aimed to better understand the factors influencing outcomes and complication rates following severe orthopaedic trauma.

Clinical Specialty:

Dr. Boulton specializes in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic traumatology.


  1. R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
    Phone: 410-328-6280
    Fax: 410-328-2893

  2. Prince George's Hospital Center
    Phone: 301-618-3870
    Fax: 301-618-6435


Below are some of Dr. Boulton's recent publications.

  1. Boulton CL, Pollak AN. Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: Does evidence give us the answer? Injury [Epub ahead of print, November 28, 2014].
  2. Rodriguez EK, Boulton C, Weaver MJ, Herder LM, Morgan JH, Chacko AT, Appleton PT, Zurakowski D, Vrahas MS. Predictive factors of distal femoral fracture nonunion after lateral locked plating: A retrospective multicenter case-control study of 283 fractures. Injury 2014;45(3):554-559.
  3. Boulton CL, Kim H, Shah SB, Ryan SP, Metzger TA, Hsieh AH, O'Toole RV. Do locking screws work in plates bent at holes? J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(4):189-194.