Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD Senior Attending Surgeon, Rady Children's Hospital
Hank Chambers, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. He also serves as a Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego. After medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He finished a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship in San Diego under David Sutherland, Scott Mubarak and Dennis Wenger in 1990.
Dr Chambers is currently the Director of the Southern Family Cerebral Palsy Program at Rady Children’s Hospital. He also is the Co-Director of 360 Sports, the sports medicine program at Rady Children’s Hospital. Hank was the Chief of Staff at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego from 2004-2006. He is active nationally in many organizations including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a Past President of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and is also the Past President of PRISM, a pediatric sports medicine research society which he co-founded. He has published over 100 articles and 40 book chapters He has been fortunate to have been the visiting professor at over 95 institutions throughout the world and has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in San Diego, Best Doctors in America, Top Doctors in the US News and World Report and Who’s Who in America and in the World
Keynote lecture presented at the 32th EACD Annual Meeting in Poznan, November 25, 2020