Acting Assistant Professor
Karina Katchko, MD is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in spine surgery. Dr. Katchko treats each patient as unique and strives to tailor a treatment program to their specific clinical situation. Her goal is to help patients return to the activities that are most important and enjoyable to them.
Her clinical interests include surgical treatment of the full range and complexity of spine conditions. She treats conditions throughout the spine, from the occiput and upper cervical spine to the sacrum and pelvis. She treats spine trauma; degenerative spine conditions such as stenosis and disc pathology; spine deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolisthesis; spine infections; spine tumors; and minimally invasive spine surgery and motion-sparing treatments.
In her free time, Dr. Katchko enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, traveling, reading, cooking, and spending time with her dog.