Dr. Chance graduated from William College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He served his residency in general surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. During his residency, Dr. Chance was a visiting hand fellow at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia- Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Chance completed a one-year fellowship in hand surgery at The Hand Rehabilitation Center of Thomas Jefferson Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He also has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.