Dr. Chad Lavender, MD

Dr. Chad Lavender, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Chad Lavender, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and orthopedic knee surgery.

415 Morris St Ste 201

Charleston, WV 25301

Contact Information

(304) 388-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lavender performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Lavender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lavender "To treat patients the same way I would treat my own family with respect, compassion and understanding of their health needs and concerns."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Marshall University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Marshall University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Orthopaedic Research of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lavender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lavender's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lavender to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lavender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Office staff very helpful and went above and beyond when I ran into an insurance mixup. They made sure my paperwork was right before my appointment. Clean waiting room and did not have a long wait time.
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Wonderful and friendly staff, always very pleasant and accommodating......Dr. Lavender and his PA's are absolutely wonderful and always return calls to answer any questions or help with problems....I have had a difficult fracture and they have done everything possible before deciding on...more
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Got in quick and he was very kind and professional
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Cleanist doctor's office that I have ever been in! Office staff were all very friendly and professional. No wait time. I felt good about the quality of care givento my daughter. Dr. Lavender worked my daughter right into his schedule as a new patient, after an injury to her hand at school. After...more
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Hard to get an appointment that is convenient. If asked for the latest appt. I am some how always given an 8am appt. because they are always completely booked Yet there is never more than 3-4 people in the waiting room while there. The doctor is friendly, however the staff needs approved. They...more
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