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 at 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 David Sutherland Director of Cerebral Palsy Research at Rady Children’s Hospital. He was the Chief of Staff at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego from 2004-2006 and currently serves as the director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory and the 360 Sports Medicine Program. 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 the current President of PRISM, a pediatric sports medicine research society. His wife, Jill, is active in many local and national patient advocacy groups and is a healing touch provider at Rady Children’s Hospital. His son, Sean (32), who has cerebral palsy, is currently in an assisted living situation in San Diego and his other son, Reid (31) is an orthopedic surgery resident at the Cleveland Clinic.