Dr. Chihlas graduated cum laude from Union College in N.Y. He earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He completed a general surgery internship and an orthopedic surgery residency with specialty training in foot and ankle surgery and served as the Chief Resident at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals.
Dr. Chihlas is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, the American Medical Association and the Rhode Island Orthopedic Society. He is an adjunct clinical assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine.
He is board certified in orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include orthopedic medicine and surgery and orthopedic fragility/osteoporosis with added expertise in foot and ankle conditions.
Dr. Chihlas is an active coach and volunteer for his son’s sports teams and bands. He enjoys traveling with his family, including two recent trips to Alaska and the desert Southwest.