Orthopedics of Southwest Virginia | Dr. Chauncy Santos

About Us

Dr. Santos and Orthopedics of Southwest Virginia are here to diagnose and treat those surprising aches and pain that either appear suddenly or may be building over time. During your initial consultation appointment, we will be ready to listen and learn about what concerns you. Together, we will create a plan specific for your needs to help you get on the right path to good, healthy living.

We are located on the first floor of the Clinch Valley Medical Plaza, located on the campus of Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.

Pictured Left to right: Kendy Elswick, Dr. Santos and Jacquelyn Boothe

About Dr. Santos

Dr. Chauncey Santos is a graduate of CEBU Institute of Medicine in the Philippines. He completed his orthopedic residency at the Catholic Medical Center in Jamaica, New York. He has been in orthopedic practice for over 27 years and is here for your orthopedic needs.

“I firmly believe the key to success is based on a constant founding principle – my commitment to providing quality and compassionate healthcare to my patients.” - Dr. Chauncey Santos


Dr. Chauncey B. Santos, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

Pre-Medical Education: University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines, B.S. Pre-Medicine 3/29/69

Medical Education: Cebu Institute of Medicine, Cebu City, Philippines, Doctor of Medicine 4/17/73

Rotating Internship: Chong Hua Hospital, Cebu City, Philippines, 5/1/73 – 4/30/74

Rural Internship: Department of Health, Philippine Government, 7/9/74 – 1/9/75

Academic Appointment: Assistant Instructor, Department of Physiology Cebu Institute of Medicine, 2/19/75 – 5/31/76

Rotating Internship: St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Brooklyn, New York (affiliate downstate medical center-medical school) 7/1/76 – 6/30/77

Residency Training:

1) General Surgery Residency (7/1/77 – 6/30/80), St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Brooklyn, New York

2) Orthopedic Associate (7/1/80 – 6/30/81) Catholic Medical Center, Jamaica, New York, (affiliate downstate medical center-medical school)

3) Orthopedic Residency (7/1/81 – 6/30/85) Catholic Medical Center

4) Chief Orthopedic Resident (7/1/84 – 6/30/85) Catholic Medical Center

Contact us if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment!