Dr. Chris Balint is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. He is in his 15th year in 2017 as an orthopedic surgeon for Notre Dame football team and other Irish athletic squads.
Balint received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1990. He is a 1996 graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, and completed his orthopedic residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan. He also performed a fellowship specializing in sports medicine (shoulder and knee arthroscopy) at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.
Balint not only serves as the chairman of the Notre Dame Orthopaedic Society, but is an active member of the following medical societies: Diplomate of American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, American Academy of Osteopathic Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Indiana Orthopedic Society, Indiana State Medical Association, St. Joseph County Medical Society, Arthroscopic Association of North America, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
Balint has previous professional and collegiate athletic physician experience with the Boston Celtics, and Harvard and Northeastern universities.
Balint and his wife, the former Susan Gomez, have four children: Emma, Owen, Evan and Ella.