Henry Chambers, MD

Henry Chambers, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery San Diego, CA

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

Office Address

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

Henry Chambers, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery San Diego, CA

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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Training

  • University of California San DiegoUniversity of California San Diego
  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1988 - 2016
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Top Doctors:San Diego AreaCastle Connolly, 2013
    • Top Doctors:Southern CaliforniaCastle Connolly, 2012
    • Excellence in Philanthropy AwardRady Children’s Hospital, 2011

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    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

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Long Distance Runner's Guide to Training and Racing. Chapter: Drugs and Sports Page 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 Dislocations Page 743 - 766
      Chambers HG and Akbarnia B
      Editors: Weinstein SL, (ed.).Raven Press, Ltd, New York
    • Orthopedic Knowledge Update 5. Chapter: Pediatric Spine Page 551 - 572
      Chambers HG, Mubarak SJ and Wenger DR
      Editors: Kasser JR.American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


    • 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


    • 9th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium presented by POSNA and AAOS The 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


    • Focus on Cerebral Palsy. Methodologies for Experts in Neurotoxin Therapy: Outreach, Resources and Support (M.E.N.T.O.R.S.) Monograph for DVD. Kerr Graham, MD; Mark Gormley, MD; Mauricio Delgado, MD
      The Neurotoxin Institute
    • Backpack Use-KFMB, Channel 8. Chambers HG
    • Botulinum for Hyperhydrosis, Channel 8. Chambers HG

    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


    • Websitehttp://orthodoc.aaos.org/HenryChambers/index.cfm
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