Christopher R. Koziara, MD, MS

Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery

Primary Affiliation

AMC - Allegan Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center

Address / Phone

551 Linn Street, Suite 220

Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: (269) 673-5571

Fax: (269) 673-1654

Website: https://aghosp.org/services/amc_-_allegan_orthopedic_sports_medicine_center.aspx

 

Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine (Detroit, MI)

Residency:
Orthopedic Surgery Residency - Beaumont Health/Wayne State University School of Medicine (Taylor, MI)

Fellowship:
Foot and Ankle Fellowship - Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center (Pontiac, MI) - Fellowship Director: Arthur Manoli II, MD

 

Other Information

Publications:
Koziara, C, Lombardo, D, Petersen-Fitts, G, Morawa, L. Effects of Cobalt and Chromium Levels Following Modular Hip Stem Total Hip Arthroplasty
Journal: Orthopedics (The Blue Journal)
Date: September/October 2016 (Volume 39, Number 5)

Research:
Poster Presentation: A Posterior Malleolus Fracture Entrapped in the Syndesmosis
Location: Michigan Orthopaedic Society Annual Conference
Date: June 22, 2018 – June 24, 2018

Accepted Publication: Koziara, C, Lombardo, D, Petersen-Fitts, G, Morawa, L. Effects of Cobalt and Chromium Levels Following Modular Hip Stem Total Hip Arthroplasty
Journal: Orthopedics (The Blue Journal)
Date: September/October 2016 (Volume 39, Number 5)

Podium Presentation: The Impact of Hospital Size and Teaching Status on Outcomes Following Total Ankle Arthroplasty (presented by, G. Petersen-Fitts, MD)
Location: Michigan Orthopaedic Society Annual Conference
Date: June 18, 2016 – June 19, 2016

Poster Presentation: Rejuvenate Modular Hip Stem Study: Leg Length Discrepancy and Femoral Offset in 109 Patients
Location: 2nd Annual Pan Pacific Orthopaedic Conference
Date: June 22, 2015 – July 25, 2015

Podium Presentation: Rejuvenate Modular Hip Stem Study: An Early Outcomes Study Location: Michigan Orthopaedic Society Annual Conference
Date: June 15, 2012 – June 17, 2012

Interests:
Dr. Koziara's special areas of interest include foot and ankle, sports medicine, and hip and knee replacements.

Societies:
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
American Avademy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Medical Association (AMA)

Additional Information:

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Friday

Insurances/HMO's Accepted: Most insurances accepted. Please call office for details.

Accepting New Patients:  Yes

Biography:
Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Koziara obtained advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Systems Engineering. He subsequently entered the field of engineering and worked in the auto industry where he was the co-inventor on three United States Patents.

He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Koziara completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Beaumont Health / Wayne State University School of Medicine and then spent a year in the sub-specialty of Orthopedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle under the directorship of Arthur Manoli II, MD. Dr. Koziara enjoys treating patients of all ages and ensures they receive optimal medical care. His special interests include foot and ankle, sports medicine, and hip and knee replacement. When he isn’t busy treating patients, Dr. Koziara enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and staying active.


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