M. Chad Mahan

M. Chad Mahan, MD

  • Failed Knee and Hip Replacement

  • Fracture Care

  • Hip Replacement

  • Knee Replacement

  • Partial Knee Replacement

  • Reconstruction & Replacement

  • Robotic Surgery

Dr. Mahan is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in reconstruction of the hip and knee, and he’s the newest team member at ValleyOrtho at Valley View. His extensive training focused on revision and complex arthroplasty, muscle-sparing anterior approach total hip replacement, robotic joint surgery, and partial knee replacement. Dr. Mahan is also accomplished in the orthopedic treatment of fractures, traumatic soft tissue injuries, and the treatment of failed or infected total joint arthroplasty. Dr. Mahan specializes in Mako robotic arm surgery.

Dr. Mahan completed his Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation Fellowship at the University of Utah in 2020. He excelled in his residency training at Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System after completing medical school at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. A scientist at heart, Dr. Mahan began his academic journey at the University of Denver where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and double minor in chemistry and medical physics.

Dr. Mahan grew up in Colorado Springs and Denver. He is a mountain biker, fly fisher and former ski racer.

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  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation Fellowship
  • Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
    MD, Medical Doctorate
  • University of Denver, Denver, CO
    BS, Bachelor of Science Molecular Biology
    Minors in Chemistry and Medical Physics 2006-2009

Society Memberships and Leadership Roles

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Practice Philosophy

“I love meeting patients and hearing their life stories. Building that kind of relationship makes it that much more rewarding when I help them get back to living their life to the fullest. I also love being able to think through complex problems by applying what I know and what I’ve been taught, but also seeking new creative solutions to give each patient the best possible outcome.”

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