Kristin Livingston, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Dr. Kristin Livingston graduated from Dartmouth College in 2002, and after several years of working as an EMT in Vail, Colorado, she went on to the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, where she graduated in 2009. A Boston native, she returned to the east coast and completed her training as a resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard University. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital in 2015 and then joined the faculty at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Her primary interests include pediatric orthopaedic trauma and lower extremity deformity.

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    1. Zapala MA, Livingston K, Bokhari D, Phelps AS, Courtier JL, Ma C, Seo Y, MacKenzie JD. Improved diagnostic confidence and accuracy of pediatric elbow fractures with digital tomosynthesis. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Nov 19. PMID: 31745596.
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    2. Zapala MA, Livingston K, Phelps AS, MacKenzie JD. Digital tomosynthesis of the pediatric elbow. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Nov; 49(12):1643-1651. PMID: 31686170.
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    3. Livingston KS, Kalish LA, Bae DS, Kim YJ, Shore BJ. Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Which Patients Undergo Serial Joint Irrigation in Pediatric Septic Hip Arthritis? J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Aug; 39(7):e494-e499. PMID: 30624342.
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    4. Nicole H. Goldhaber, Amanda N. Goldin, Andrew T. Pennock, Kristin Livingston, Donald S. Bae, Yi Meng Yen, Benjamin J. Shore, Dennis E. Kramer, Jason E. Jagodzinski, Benton E. Heyworth. Orthopedic Injuries Associated with Hoverboard Use in Children: A Multi-center Analysis. HSS Journal ®. 2019 May 21; 1-5.
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    5. Livingston KS, Meehan WP, Hresko MT, Matheney TH, Shore BJ. Acute Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Young Athletes: A Descriptive Case Series and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Feb; 34(2):76-80. PMID: 27248777.
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    6. Livingston KS, Glotzbecker MP, Shore BJ. Pediatric Acute Compartment Syndrome. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 May; 25(5):358-364. PMID: 28323644.
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    7. Livingston KS, Miller PE, Lierhaus A, Matheney TH, Mahan ST. Does Weather Matter? The Effect of Weather Patterns and Temporal Factors on Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma Volume. Open Orthop J. 2016; 10:550-558. PMID: 27990193.
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