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.
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
The Experiences of a Surgical Response Team in Haiti MacIntyre NR, Jeffcoat DM, Chan DB, Lorich DG, Helfet DL, Am J Orthop, 1/1/2010
Nonunions Around the Knee Joint Chan DB, Jeffcoat DM, Lorich DG, Helfet DL, International Orthopaedics, 1/1/2010
Meniscus Structure and Function Wojtys EM, Chan DB, AAOS Instructional Course Lectures, 1/1/2005
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