Edward S. Chan, MDHand, Wrist, & Elbow Orthopaedic Surgery

Edward S. Chan, MD

Edward Chan, MD was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a minor in History. He then continued at Northwestern University to attend the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, where he received his medical degree.

While at Northwestern, he met his future wife, and followed her to her home state of Hawaii, where he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Hawaii. While at the University of Hawaii program, he trained in a variety of settings, including at The Queen’s Medical Center, Tripler Army Medical Center, and Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Honolulu, with whom he did an outreach trip in American Samoa and Samoa. He then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center of San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, under mentors including Dr. David P. Green, one of the most renowned hand surgeons in the world and editor of the classic hand surgery textbook, Operative Techniques in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Chan specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He treats a variety of conditions in the upper extremity, including fractures, soft tissue injuries, arthritis, nerve compression syndromes (i.e. carpal tunnel syndrome), nerve injuries, tendinopathies and tendonitis (i.e. trigger finger), and tendon and ligament injuries.

Dr. Chan is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and American Association for Hand Surgery.

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Methodist Hospital of Southern California
  • San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
  • Garfield Medical Center
  • Alhambra Hospital Medical Center