Dr. Christino is an orthopaedic surgeon who is dual-fellowship trained in orthopaedic trauma and sports medicine. She specializes in fracture care as well as pediatric and young adult sports medicine injuries, including disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Christino has a particular research interest in the psychological aspects of injury, recovery and returning to sports after surgery.
Dr. Christino has a long history of involvement with athletics. She was a Division 1 athlete and coach for the Harvard University women's lacrosse team. Additionally, she has provided medical care to athletes from the youth to professional levels. She is currently the team physician for Pope High School Athletics and has served as a team physician for Brown University Athletics, Babson College Athletics, the Providence Bruins, the Boston Ballet and the 2015 Boston Marathon.
Dr. Christino is active with clinical research and is involved with national organizations. She currently serves as a member of the ACL Performance Measure Workgroup for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOC).
In her free time, Dr. Christino enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography and participating in outdoor activities and sports, including biking, hiking and golf.