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Dr. Lauchlan Chambers MD, MPH Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EMPLOYMENT

  • 2013-present
  • Coastline Orthopaedic Associates, Orange County CA
    Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • 2012-2013
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York NY
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship, 08/2012 – 08/2013
    Fellow Team Physician New York Mets, 08/2012 – 08/2013

  • 2007-2012
  • University of California Los Angeles/Orthopaedic Hospital
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles CA
    Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • 2002-2007
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York NY
    MD/MPH
    Clinical Years:
    Outstanding (Honors): Primary Care, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics
    Excellent: Surgery, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Medicine

  • 2005-2006
  • Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York NY
    Practicum: Millennium Villages Project, Implementation of Medical Records, Kenya Africa (www.millenniumvillages.org)

  • 1998-2002
  • 1998-2002 Claremont McKenna College, Claremont CA
    B.A., Biology, Magna Cum Laude
    Cumulative GPA: 3.83
    GPA in Major: 3.95
    Department Honors in Biology
    Year-long Honors Thesis
    Distinguished Scholar ’98-‘02

RESEARCH

Publications

Gamradt SG, Kremen T, Chambers L. Dual Posterior Portals For Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Stabilization in the Beach Chair Position. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2013 Dec; 14(4): 96-98.

Chambers L, Dines J, Altchek D. Shoulder Instability: Anterior – Arthroscopic Bankart Repair in the Beachchair Position. Operative Techniques in Sport Medicine. 2013 Dec; 21(4): 209-213.

Chambers L, Altchek D. Microinstability and Internal Impingement in Overhead Athletes. Clinics in Sports Medicine. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2013 Oct; 32(4): 697-707.

Soohoo N, Farng E, Chambers L, Lieberman JR. Comparison of complication rates between hemiarthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty for intracapsular hip fractures. Orthopedics. 2013 Apr; 36(4):e384-9.

Chambers L, Dines J, Lorich D, Dines D. Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures. Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2013 Mar; 6(1): 57–62.

Chambers L, Kremen T, Snell CJ, Gamradt SG. Arthroscopic anterior shoulder stabilization in the beach chair position using trans-subscapularis drilling of the 5:30 anchor. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2011 Sept; 12(3): 56-61.

Chambers L, Hame S, Levine B. Acute Exertional Medial Compartment Syndrome of the Foot after Playing Basketball. Journal of Skeletal Radiology. 2011 July; 40(7): 931-5.

Soohoo N, Farng E, Lieberman JR, Chambers L, Zingmond DS. Factors that Predict Short-term Complication Rates Following Total Hip Replacement. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 2010 Sep; 468(9): 2363-71.

Chambers L. Quality and Value in Orthopedic Surgery. Health Affairs. 2010 Mar-Apr; 29(3): 566 (editorial response).

Radney C, Setter K, Chambers L, Levine W, Bigliani L, Ahmad C. Total shoulder replacement compared with humeral head replacement for the treatment of primary glenohumeral osteoarthritis: A systematic review. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2007 July-Aug; 16(4): 396-402.

Presentations

Chambers L. Clinical & Radiographic Outcomes of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with a Glenoid Component Utilizing a Porous Titanium Ingrowth Peg. Podium presentation at the United States Military Academy 6/2013, West Point, NY.

Chambers L. Clinical Exam of the Athlete’s Shoulder. Podium presentation at the 7th Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine Course 4/2013, New York, NY.

Chambers L, Gulotta L, Sinatro A, Dines D, Craig E, Warren R. Intermediate Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with a Glenoid Component utilizing a Porous Titanium Ingrowth Central Peg. Poster presentation at the 12th International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ICSES) 4/2013, Nagoya, Japan.

Chambers L, Soohoo N, Farng E, Lieberman JR, Zingmond DS. Factors that Predict Short-term Complication Rates Following Total Hip Replacement. UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Graduation Research Presentation 6/2012, Los Angeles, CA.

SooHoo NF, Fitzgerald JD, Chambers L, Weng HH, Ettner SL. Variations in Acute Care Length of Stay After Orthopedic Surgery. Poster presentation AAOS 2011, San Diego, CA.

Soohoo N, Chambers L, Farng E, Lieberman JR. Mortality, Revision, and Complication Rates of Total Hip Arthroplasty Versus Hemiarthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures. Podium presentation AAOS 2011, San Diego, CA.

SooHoo NF, Fitzgerald JD, Chambers L, Weng HH, Ettner SL. Variations in Acute Care Length of Stay After Orthopedic Surgery. Presentation UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Grand Rounds 2/2011, Los Angeles, CA.

Chambers L, Soohoo N. Factors that Predict Short-term Complication Rates Following Total Hip Replacement. Poster presentation at Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) annual meeting, 8/2010, Monterey, CA.

Vitale MG, Moore DW, Emerson RG, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Chambers KL, Spencer HT, Gallo EJ, Hyman JE, Roye DP. Risk Factors for Spinal Cord Injury During Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Detailed Analysis of Somatosensory and Motor Evoked Potential (SEP and MEP) in 162 Consecutive Patients. E-Poster presentation, 15th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 7/2008, Hong Kong.

Radney C, Setter K, Chambers L, Levine W, Bigliani L, Ahmad C. Comparison of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Hemiarthroplasty for Treatment of Primary Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. Podium Presentation at AAOS 2/2005, Washington, DC.

Setter K, Ahmad C, MD, Radnay C, Voloshin I, Chambers L, Levine WN, Bigliani L. Comparison of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Hemiarthroplasty for Treatment of Primary Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. Podium Presentation at ASES specialty day meeting 2/2005, Washington, DC.

ASSOCIATIONS

  • 2013-present
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

  • 2012-present
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • 2007-present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Active fellow)

  • 2009-2012
  • California Orthopaedic Association

  • 2007-2008
  • American College of Surgeons

  • 2005-2007
  • American Medical Student Association

AWARDS & HONORS

  • 2017
  • Orange County Physician of Excellence
    Orange County Medical Association

  • 2004
  • Columbia University Doctor Warriors National Champions - Rugby
    National Tournament, New Orleans, LA– Medical School Division

  • 2002
  • NCAA Academic All-American - Tennis
    Elected by the NCAA to varsity athletes displaying academic excellence

  • 2002
  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society

  • 2002
  • 2002 Claremont McKenna College Wall of Fame Scholar-Athlete - Tennis Graduates with a GPA>3.5 & 1st Team All-Conference at least 2 years (~8 per year)

  • 2002, 2000
  • Elected to 1st Team All-Conference - Tennis
    Top 6 players in the Southern California Intercollegiate Association (SCIAC)

  • 2001
  • John Stauffer Science Scholarship
    Top student of the Joint Science Department with an award of $10,000

Other Skills and Interests include golf (Index: 8), running (Miami Marathon 1/07, LA Marathon 3/11, Las Vegas Marathon 11/16), bagpipes.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Hoag Orange Coast Medical Center