Dr. Chaney returned to UTSW after completing his initial medical training and serving in the US Army Medical Corps. He garnered experience practicing medicine in settings ranging from austere combat environments to large academic medical centers. By virtue of this experience, Dr. Chaney brings a unique perspective to UTSW that emphasizes efficiently marshaling available resources and coordinating efforts of the healthcare team to provide optimal patient care. Dr. Chaney enjoys spending time with his family, reading and Crossfit.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2008)
Brooke Army Medical Center (2009), Internal Medicine
Brooke Army Medical Center (2011), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Emergence of disease states as epiphenomena of lower level molecular level interactions
  • Probabilistic reasoning in clinical decision making
  • Processes for incorporating medical evidence into bedside clinical decision making
  • Using large-scale data analysis to diagnose, treat and prevent disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Aminoglycoside resistance and susceptibility testing errors in Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex.
Akers KS, Chaney C, Barsoumian A, Beckius M, Zera W, Yu X, Guymon C, Keen EF, Robinson BJ, Mende K, Murray CK J. Clin. Microbiol. 2010 Apr 48 4 1132-8

Honors & Awards

  • Meritorious Service Medal
    U.S. Army (2014)
  • Army Achievement Medal
    U.S. Army (2012)
  • Bronze Star Medal
    U.S. Army (2012)
  • Combat Medical Badge
    U.S. Army (2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2008)
  • Scholarship for Academic Achievement
    UT Southwestern Medical Foundation (2004-2007)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physician (2008)
  • American Medical Association (2004)