General News
Posted May 2, 2013
Dr. Nicole Chandler Named “Woman to Watch”

Dr. Nicole ChandlerCongratulations to All Children's Hospital pediatric general surgeon Nicole Chandler, M.D., on being named the "Woman to Watch" winner by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. The award was bestowed May 2 at the Iconic Women of St. Petersburg luncheon at the Hilton Carillon.

Celebrating women with vision, the event focuses attention on the influential professional and community leadership roles Tampa Bay area women fulfill. Finalists were selected from over 130 nominees.

Dr. Chandler joined the All Children's Specialty Physicians pediatric general surgery program four years ago. She has been a key member of the surgical team that is a leader in minimally invasive pediatric surgery; the team performed the region's first minimally invasive repair of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia as well as the region's first single-incision surgery to remove a pediatric patient's gallbladder.

In addition to her contributions as a surgeon, Dr. Chandler is active in medical and professional education and is also engaged in clinical research at ACH. She was an invited speaker at the 2nd Annual National Women in Surgery Career Symposium.