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

Surgical Oncology
Assistant Professor
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital 414-805-9335
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital 262-257-5100
New Patient Appointments - Benign Breast 414-805-0991


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.


Treatment & Services

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

Diseases & Conditions

Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
High-Risk Breast Disease

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert West Bend Hospital


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

Education & Training

Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport - LA - Doctor of Medicine - (2013)

Rush University Medical Center - Chicago - IL - Internship & Residency in General Surgery - (2013-2018)

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago - IL - Fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology - (2018-2019)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Master of Science - (2019-2021)

Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

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Dr Cortina is very caring. He explained everything very clearly. Explained both options of surgery to me.
Dr. Cortina, his staff and the mammogram Imaging staff and radiologist were wonderful. They listened, they explained, they were courteous and helped me along the way.
Dr Cortina is the Best! He is so caring and makes me feel like I am a priority while I am having my appointment. He takes time with me.
Knowledgeable and professional
My experience was very good. I came here for a second opinion and I am very highly considering changing over to have my cancer care at Froedert.
Dr. Cortina and his staff were absolutely phenomenal in providing exemplary care. I have never been treated so respectfully, kind and with so much compassion. I have and will sing Dr. Cortina's praises. I will recommend him to anyone in need of a oncology surgeon.
Dr. Cortina is the best! He takes the time to listen to all of your concerns and understands all of your fears and frustrations. He truly cares about his patients. I can't recommend him enough.
I find Dr. Cortina to be a very caring and attentive physician. Personable and professional. Highly recommend him.
Excellent, professional, thorough, courteous care.
I very much appreciate the quality of care that I have received at the Breast Center, and I like Dr. Cortina.
Dr Cortina is a very good example of how a doctor should be, very kind and soft spoken, caring and very patient.
Outstanding team! I was so impressed from top to bottom. Thank you for making my experience such a positive one.
Dr. Cortina is a excellent doctor. He always is warm and caring. He takes time to listen and offer advice that is often needed while in his care.
My experience was fantastic! Dr Cortina and his staff were wonderful to work with, very caring and provided thorough information and options.
I liked that Doctor Cortina introduced himself as Chandler. I work with many healthcare professionals and I am comfortable being on a first name basis. I felt that Chandler listened and helped me processes what I feel my future care will be.
This visit was an incredibly positive experience due totally to Dr. Cortina and all of the other staff with whom I have interacted, in person or by phone, related to the visit. They are an excellent representation of high quality medical care and attribute to the organization.
Excellent provider, dr cortina is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manner
Our experience was top notch. Everyone was extremely polite and very helpful
Dr. Cortina's compassion for me, the patient, his professionalism and his passion for his work is exactly what I need after my cancer diagnosis.
Excellant care and made me feel very comfortable.
Dr Cortina was very courteous and considerate, and gave excellent explanations.
I find Dr. Contina very easy to talk to. He genuinely seems concerned and caring. All his staff are very friendly.
My experience with DR Cortina and his crew was excellent as usual.
Cortina is a caring doctor. I would recommend him to anyone!
Dr. Cortina is an excellent surgeon because he truly listens to me, understands what is important to me, and tries to make it happen. I hope he stays at Froedtert!
I am always pleased.
Everyone treated me with compassion and made me feel safe. My visit with Dr. Cortina removed any anxieties I was experiencing during my drive to the clinic. I actually left feeling good, hopefully and happy.
Can't say enough good things about Dr. Cortina. Takes the time to listen and answer questions. Certainly a relatable person. Highly recommend him.
I drive 3 1/2 hours for my worth it!!! Thank you!!
Dr C. Cortina is one of the most compassionate, caring physician's I have ever received care from. He listens and makes you feel very comfortable. He answers all questions without rushing you through your appointment. I know at times that's probably challenging. I feel very great full that he is a part of my care/ treatment. I would and have recommended him one hundred percent!
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