Dr. Bouchard was born in Indiana and currently resides in the Salisbury area of Chesterfield County with her husband and and two children. In 2010, Dr. Bouchard joined our office located at 1051 Johnston Willis Drive on the front campus of Johnston Willis Hospital and continues to build her colon and rectal practice at CJW Medical Center.
Dr. Bouchard received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Purdue University in 1999. Christine was a Dean’s List honoree each of her four years of undergraduate college training.
Dr. Bouchard pursued and completed her doctorate in medicine from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2004. While there, Dr. Bouchard was awarded the Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Gifford Scholarship Award in 2000 and received a Scholarship for Student Research in Academic Medicine in 2001. Furthermore, Christine completed her internship and residency in surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) from 2005 to 2009. While there, she was awarded Outstanding Senior Surgery Resident in 2008, was elected by her peers as a representative to the EVMS Residency Review Committee, and won an award for her research at the Annual Residents’ Scientific Forum in 2008. Additionally, Dr. Bouchard pursued and completed a surgical fellowship specializing in colon and rectal surgery with the John H. Stoger Hospital of Cook County, Illinois from 2009 to 2010. She has also presented research at the annual meeting for the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Christine is board certified in both colon and rectal surgery and general surgery. Her practice specializes in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Bouchard is the only female surgeon specially trained in colon and rectal surgery in the Richmond area. She is also trained in all aspects of general surgery with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, endoscopic procedures, gall bladder, and hernia surgery.
Christine, her husband, Jim, their daughter and son enjoy spending time with family and friends, kayaking, camping, fitness, rock climbing and cooking.