Chandler S. Cortina, MD, MS, FSSO, FACS

Assistant Professor


  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8800 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Surgical Oncology

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital

New Patient Appointments - Benign Breast


Diseases and Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • High-Risk Breast Disease

Treatments and Services

  • Breast Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB)
  • Surgical Oncology - Breast
  • Axillary Surgery
  • High Risk Patients
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital – Menomonee Falls
  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Froedtert West Bend Hospital – West Bend

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinic Locations

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital

map of clinics' locations


Dr. Chandler Cortina was born and raised in Louisiana where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Louisiana State University and his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He then completed a residency in General Surgery at Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL. Dr Cortina then completed a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Northwestern University and joined the Division of Surgical Oncology here at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin in September 2019 as a Breast Surgical Oncologist.

Dr. Chandler Cortina has strong passion for breast cancer outcomes research. His current research is focused on axillary management trends and the treatment of older adults with breast cancer. Dr. Cortina’s research also focuses on assessing both the potential risk and management of breast cancer in transgender persons.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport, LA (2013)
Internship & Residency in General Surgery - Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL (2013-2018)
Fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology - Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago, IL (2018-2019)
Master of Science - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2019-2021)