Schedule an Appointment
Christopher Chadderdon, MD
4.8 of 5 Stars
  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Trauma
  • Wrist


  • Charlotte Hounds - Hand Consultant
  • UNC-Charlotte 49ers - Hand & Wrist Surgery Consultant
  • Queens University Royals - Hand Wrist Surgery Consultant
  • ASSH Young Leaders Program
  • ASSH Resident Education Committee
  • Board Certified Physician
Clinic Locations
Congenital Hand Clinic Logo
Congenital Hand Clinic 1915 Randolph Rd
2nd Floor
Charlotte, NC 28207
Hand Care OrthoCarolina
Hand Center 1915 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs
Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs 1915 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
South Park | Charlotte Orthopedics
South Park 5935 Carnegie Blvd.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
University | Charlotte Orthopedics
University 9848 North Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Bowdoin College (Maine) -- Bachelor of Science
  • Dartmouth Medical School -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery -- Residency
  • Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University -- Fellowship
  • Specializes in Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Surgery.
  • Specializes in Congenital Differences of The Hand and Upper Extremity

  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Memeber of the North Carolina Medical Society
  • Candidate Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Named a 2023 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • 2022 North Carolina's Top Doctors, Charlotte Region, SouthPark Magazine
  • Named a 2021 Top Doctor - Charlotte Magazine
  • Best Resident Award, Virginia Commonwealth University (2008)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Chadderdon RC, Gaston RG: "Restoration of Opposition" Hand Clinics August 2016
  • Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC. “Management of Complications of Wrist Fractures.” Hand Clinics. 2015 May 31:193-203. PMID 25934196
  • Colantoni J, Gaston RG, Chadderdon C. Arthroscopic Wafer for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome. Arthroscopic Techniques 2014;Feb 3(1): 123–125. PMID 3986578.
  • *Gaston RG, Ward WA, Lewis DL, Gantt EG, Osier LK, Gaul JS, Perlik PC, Chadderdon RC, Baker DS, Boatright JR; Wrist and Radius Injury Surgery Trial (WRIST) Study Group: Reflections One Year into the 21 Center NIH-funded WRIST Study. A Primer on Conducting a Multicenter Clinical Trial. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2013 Jun;38:1194-1201. *denotes group study
  • Larson TB, Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC. Use of Temporary Screw Augmentation the Treatment of Scapholunate Injuries. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity, 2012 Sept;16:135-40. PMID 22913993
  • Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC: Phalangeal Fractures(in Professional Athletes): displaced/nondisplaced. Hand Clinics, 2012 Aug;28(3):395-402. PMID 22883890
  • Mounasamy V, Chadderdon RC, McDaniel C, Willis MC. Bilateral Synchronous Quadriceps Tendon Rupture: A Case Report. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. 2008 Jan; 18(1): 63-67.

Book Chapters

  • Chadderdon RC, Isaacs JE. Flexor Tendon Injuries. In: Essential Orthopaedics. Saunders, Elsevier Inc. Philadelphia, PA. 2010 Pgs 352-356
  • Hendry TM, Chadderdon RC, Boardman ND. Surgical Treatment of the Elbow: Surgical Options and Indications. In: Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hand Wrist and Elbow. Elsevier Inc. 2010. Chapter 18.

National and Regional Presentations

  • Ward AW, Osier LS, Lewis DR, Loeffler BJ, Chadderdon RC, Gaston RG. Lymphedema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women who are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Prospective, Cohort Study. Abstract-(paper#2): ASSH Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 29; Austin, TX
  • Chadderdon RC. Update on Dupuytren's. Greenbrier Research Summit; 2016 June 4; Greenbrier, WV
  • Chadderdon RC. Course Director: TriMed Upper Extremity Cadaver lab; 2016 Apr 16; Charlotte, NC

Podium presentations:

  • Chadderdon RC. Management of Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures. TriMed Upper Extremity Seminar; 2016 Jan 29-30; Amelia Island, FL
  • Ode G, Loeffler B, Chadderdon R, Haines N, Scannell B, Patt J, Gaston G. Knee Arthroscopy simulation Training: Does it translate to Improved Arthroscopic Proficiency in the Wrist? Electronic abstract presentation: Combined Meeting of the American Association of Hand Surgery Annual and British Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2015 Jan 21-24; Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • Chadderdon RC. Distal Radius Fractures - Evaluation and Clinical Decision Making. Physician's Assistant Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting; 2013 Oct; Orlando, FL
  • Chadderdon RC. Common Tumors of the Hand - When to Refer, When to Reassure. Physician's Assistant Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting; 2013 Oct; Orlando, FL
  • Chadderdon RC (moderator). Session II: Upper Extremity Trauma: Oscar Miller Day Symposium. Charlotte NC. October 15, 2010
  • Chadderdon RC. Current Management of Radial Head Fractures: Oscar Miller Day Symposium. Charlotte NC. October 15, 2010
  • Chadderdon RC. Distal Radius Fractures: What is best and when: Southeastern Fracture Symposium, Charlotte NC. January 2010
  • Chadderdon RC (Co-Moderator). American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting. Scientific Paper Session. 2010
  • Chadderdon RC, Kozin, S. Is the Brachialis Innervated by the Radial Nerve: An Electroneurophysiologic Study. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting. 2010
My Team
  • Clinical – Abby
  • Surgery Scheduler – Olivia
Dana D. Cumberworth, PA-C

This medical establishment is a top-notch facility. The staff and doctors are honest, yet the environment is filled with hope and encouragement. Dr. Chris Chadderdon has been treating a problematic hand injury I suffered at work and has been attentive, empathetic, and professional at every stage of my surgery and recovery.

- Kenneth J.