Henry Chambers, MD

Henry Chambers, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery San Diego, CA

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD Senior Attending Surgeon, Rady Children's Hospital

Office Address

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  • 3030 Childrens Way
    Suite 410
    San Diego, CA 92123
    Phone: (858) 966-6789

Dr. Chambers's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Clinical Interests: Sports medicine; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery; Cerebral Palsy; Child and Adolescent Sports Medicine

Dr. Chambers's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Senior Staff Orthopedic SurgeonRady Children's Hospital San Diego
    San Diego, CA
  • Staff Orthopedic SurgeonSharp Memorial Hospital and Mary Birch Hospital
    San Diego, CA
  • Clinical Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Health Sciences
    Bethesda, MD
  • Rady Children’s Hospital Specialists of San DiegoUniversity of California
    La Jolla, CA
  • ProfessorUniversity of California at San Diego
  • Children’s Specialists of San DiegoChildren’s Associated Medical Group
    La Jolla, CA
  • PhysicianPediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis Medical Group
    San Diego, CA
  • PhysicianUnited States Army

Dr. Chambers's Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at San DiegoUniversity of California at San DiegoFellowship
  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical CenterFitzsimons Army Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery
  • Tulane Univ Sch of MedTulane University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Chambers's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1979 - 2015
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery, 1989

Dr. Chambers's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rady Children’s HospitalExcellence in Philanthropy AwardRady Children’s Hospital, 2011
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors2011
  • Patient’s Choice Physician2009
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Dr. Chambers's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The Effect of Backpacks on the Lumbar Spine in Children: A Standing Magnetic Resonance Study.Neuschwander T, Macias B, Cutrone JC, Murthy G, Chambers HG, Hargens A, Spine. 35: 83-88
  • Hamstring contractures in children with cerebral palsy result from a stiffer extracellular matrix and increased in vivo length.Smith LR, Lee KS, Ward SR, Chambers HG and Lieber RL, Journal of Physiology. 589.10: 2625-2639
  • Diagnosis and Treament of Osteochondritis Dissecans.Chambers HG, Shea KG, Anderson AF, Brunelle TJ, Carey JL, Ganley TJ, Paterno MV, Weiss JM, Sanders JO, Watters WC, Goldberg MJ, Keith MW, Turkelson CM, Weis JL Raymond..., Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 19: 297-306
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Long Distance Runner's Guide to Training and Racing.Chapter: Drugs and SportsPage 195 - 203
    Chambers HG
    Editors: Sparks, K and Bjorklund, G (eds.).Prentice Hall, New Jersey
  • The Pediatric Spine: Principles and Practice.Chapter: Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral Spine Fracture and DislocationsPage 743 - 766
    Chambers HG and Akbarnia B
    Editors: Weinstein SL, (ed.).Raven Press, Ltd, New York
  • Orthopedic Knowledge Update 5.Chapter: Pediatric SpinePage 551 - 572
    Chambers HG, Mubarak SJ and Wenger DR
    Editors: Kasser JR.American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
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  • The Evaluation of Interdigital Neuromata with Diagnostic Ultrasound.Chambers HG, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Atlanta, Georgia
  • The Management of Ipsilateral Upper and Lower Extremity Fractures in Children.Chambers HG, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California
  • Focus on Families: A Collaborative Approach to System Access. (with Jacqueline Siptroth, Lori Keller, Sheri Torok).Chambers HG, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
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  • 9th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium presented by POSNA and AAOSThe American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida - 11/28/2012
  • AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review (West Coast)The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California - 11/15/2012
  • Clinical Concerns in Adults with Disabilities.Lifespan Precourse American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Atlanta, Geor
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  • Backpack Use-KFMB, Channel 8.Chambers HG
  • Botulinum for Hyperhydrosis, Channel 8.Chambers HG
  • Amazing Science: Medical Marvels The Learning Channel Botulinum Toxin for Children with Cerebral Palsy.Chambers HG
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Medical Groups

  • Childrens Specialists-San Diego

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