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Meet Dr. Chandi

(pronounced "Shawn-De")

"I have the best job in the world.... working with children and their families"  


Improving the health and wellness of the community has been her mission since graduate school and she is excited to be able to continue this passion in Charlotte, NC



Years of Experience: 22 years 

Board Certification: Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatrics given by American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties 


Masters degree and Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Feinberg School

of Medicine (Chicago, IL)


Bachelor’s of Science degree at Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)


Extensive experience in: 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Home based Early Intervention programs

Schools systems 

Pediatric Outpatient centers/clinic


Training/Clinical experience:

Reflex Integration


Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT)

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)


Infant massage

Pilates-based rehabilitation for children and adults

Yoga and Pilates for children

Childhood sports injury prevention

Certified instructor in Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness


Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 2013-2016 


Adjunct faculty at Univ. of Southern California 2017  Adjunct faculty at Erikson Institute 2018- 2023

Adjunct faculty at Alabama State Univ. 2021- 2023

Adjunct faculty at Univ. of Pittsburgh 2023 

Family life: Moved to Charlotte 4 years ago with her husband and they now have a 2 year old son Elijah and a cat named Pumpkin to keep their eyes on and they love every moment!  


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