Christina Koshak, MD, MPH, BSc
Associate Clinical Professor, Orthopedics

Department: Orthopedics


  • Associate Professor (2020)
    School of Medicine, Orthopedics


  • Wessell NM, Kleck C, Ou-Yang D, Goldstein CL, Burger E, Patel V. The University of Colorado Virtual Physical Examination for Spine Surgeons: A Preliminary Study. Orthopedics. 2021 Dec 2:1-4. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20211124-09. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34846242.
  • Lambrechts MJ, Clair DDS, Li J, Cook JL, Spence BS, Leary EV, Choma TJ, Moore DK, Goldstein CL. Is It Cost Effective to Obtain Fungal and Acid-Fast Bacillus Cultures during Spine Debridement? Asian Spine J. 2021 Nov 18. doi: 10.31616/asj.2021.0169. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34784701.
  • Lambrechts MJ, Barber JA, Beckett N, Smith CJ, Li J, Goldstein CL, Leary EV, Cook JL, Choma TJ. Surgical Reduction of Spondylolisthesis During Lumbar Fusion: Are Complications Associated With Slip Correction? Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000001230. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34232155.
  • Miller EM, Goldstein CL, Tintle S, Ravi B, Hogan MV, Waterman BR. Current Resident and Faculty Mentorship Satisfaction and Important Mentee Functions in Orthopedic Surgery: An American Orthopedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship Project. J Surg Educ. 2021 Sep-Oct;78(5):1735-1754. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2021.01.018. Epub 2021 Feb 23. PMID: 33637478.
  • Tai K, Vannabouathong C, Mulla SM, Goldstein CL, Smith C, Sales B, Yeardley D, Bhandari M, Petrisor BA. A Survey for End-Stage Ankle Arthritis Treatment: Ankle Arthrodesis Versus Ankle Arthroplasty. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 Mar-Apr;59(2):330-336. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2019.09.007. PMID: 32130999.
  • Lambrechts MJ, Goldstein CL. Rapid Neurologic Deterioration due to an Enlarging Thoracic Spine Synovial Cyst: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2020 Apr-Jun;10(2):e0627. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.19.00627. PMID: 32649121.
  • Lambrechts M, St. Clair D, Goldstein CL. Incidence and predictive comorbidities of spine fungal infections at a tertiary care center. 2020 Global Spine Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 2020.
  • Lambrechts M, Pitchford C, Hogan D, Li J, Leary E, Goldstein CL, Choma TJ. Diabetics have increased incidence of lumbar spine degenerative disc disease. 2020 Global Spine Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 2020.
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Memorial Hospital North
4050 Briargate Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Hospital Affiliation
  • UCHealth Memorial Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Spine Injuries

General Information

Department: Orthopedics
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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