Daniel Chan, MD

Daniel Chan, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Hollywood, FL

Medical Director - Division of Orthopaedic Trauma

Office Address

  • 1150 N 35th Ave, Suite 130
    Hollywood, FL 33021
    Phone: (954) 265-7700
    Fax: (954) 893-3799

Daniel Chan, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Hollywood, FL

Medical Director - Division of Orthopaedic Trauma


  • Dr. Daniel Chan is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon who specializes in fracture care. He has specific training in the management of complex fractures such as those involving the pelvis and hip socket, fractures involving a joint surface that must be repaired precisely to minimize post-traumatic arthritis, and fractures that fail to heal or heal with an unacceptable alignment, to name a few. He also specializes in geriatric fracture care and has an interest in the management of osteoporosis. In addition, Dr. Chan performs minimally invasive and muscle sparing anterior approach total hip arthroplasty for traumatic (i.e. femoral neck fractures) and degenerative (i.e. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and avascular necrosis) conditions.

    A native of Toronto, Dr. Chan moved to the United States during high school with his family. He graduated from Cornell University with magna cum laude honors and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. He subsequently attended the University of Michigan Medical School, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. His orthopaedic surgery residency was completed at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was selected to be Administrative Chief Resident.

    Dr. Chan completed his orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery / Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City under the direction of David L. Helfet, MD, a world-renowned authority in orthopaedic trauma and pelvic fracture surgery. He is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and serves as a faculty member for AO North America.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopedic Trauma
  • Clinical Interests: Pelvic and acetabular fractures; Periarticular fractures; Nonunions; Malunions; Osteoporosis

Education & Training

  • Hospital for Special SurgeryHospital for Special Surgery
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemJackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
  • University of Michigan Medical SchoolUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  • Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2009 - 2016
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2009 - 2017
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Service Award for Outstanding Patient CareMRH Annual Trauma Symposium, 2013
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationeClinicalWorks EHR, eClinicalWorks LLC, 2012, 2013
    • Administrative Chief Resident AwardUniversity of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Repair of supracondylar humerus fractures in children: does pin spread matter?  Aarons CE, Iobst C, Chan DB, Landy DC, J Pediatr Orthop B, 11/1/2012
    • A Biomechanical Comparison of Fan-Folded, Single-Looped Fascia Lata with Other Graft Tissues as a Suitable Substitute for ACL Reconstruction  Chan DB, Temple HT, Latta LL, Mahure S, Dennis J, Kaplan LD, Arthroscopy, 1/1/2010
    • 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Lessons Learned?  Lorich DG, Jeffcoat DM, Macintyre NR, Chan DB, Helfet DL, Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg, 1/1/2010

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