Christopher Chadderdon, MD 704.323.2426

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Clinical Specialties

  • Hand


  • 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

  • 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


  • 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


  • 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:

  • Radiographic Evaluation of Distal Radius Fractures
  • High Energy Wrist Fractures-Bridge Plate vs. External Fixator
  • 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


  • Clinical – Ashlynn, CMA   
  • Surgery Scheduler – Kristine      
  • Administrative Assistant – Enidia Torres

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