Dr. Chandler is the surgical director of neuro-oncology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a professor in the department of Neurological Surgery and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School.
Dr. Chandler received his undergraduate degree in neurobiology at the University of California at Berkeley and his medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore.
He completed his residency in neurological surgery at Northwestern University Medical School and completed fellowships in cranial base and microvascular surgery at the George Washington Neurological Institute in Washington, D.C., and at the Institute Neurosurgery Sao Paulo (Brazil).
He is board certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Chandler performs the majority of brain tumor operations at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and has a strong interest in the evolving role of Gamma Knife radiosurgery as an alternative or adjunct to conventional surgery. He has an international reputation for his pioneering work in the areas of endoscopic cranial base surgery. He has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters.