Dr. Chandler is excited to bring his training and expertise in general orthopaedics and complex shoulder and elbow injuries to the Guilford Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center team.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Chandler is proud to have subsequently gained his surgical training from world leaders at highly-regarded, high-ranking orthopaedic facilities. Following medical school, Dr. Chandler completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of North Carolina Orthopaedic Surgery. In his last year of residency, he was awarded “UNC Chief Resident Research Award” Following residency, he completed his fellowship at the highly prestigious Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, PA.

He has been married to his wife Nicole since medical school and has two daughters, Madeline and Lily. He enjoys running, biking, hiking and playing golf.

Dr. Chandler also Specializes in:

  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder instability
  • Treatment of distal biceps and triceps rupture
  • Treatment of sports injuries of shoulder and elbow
  • General fracture care with expertise in complex fractures of the shoulder and elbow
  • Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee pathology

Medical Training & Professional Experience


Colgate University

Medical School

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Internship/ Residency

University of North Carolina Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Fellowship Training

Rothman Institute

Board Certifications / Memberships

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


UNC Chief Resident Research Award
William C. Patton Chief Resident Teaching Award
AOA Resident Leadership Forum
Resident of the Year – WakeMed Department of Orthopaedics
Resident Teacher of the Year – UNC Musculoskeletal Course for Medical Students
Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society
Leo H. Speno Pre-Med Memorial Prize , Colgate University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute stipend for research at NIH
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society