Daniel B Chan, MD

Chan Daniel B
Specialties
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Primary Office
1150 N 35th Avenue
Ste 130
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-7700
Fax:
954-893-3799

Meet the Physician

Medical Director, Memorial Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Chief of Orthopaedics, Memorial Regional Hospital

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. Finally, Dr. Chan also performs minimally invasive knee replacement surgery using custom, patient-specific implants and instrumentation.

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 an Active Member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, serves as a faculty member for AO North America, and is a Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Expertise
  • Anterior approach total hip replacement
  • Patient-specific total knee replacement
  • Pelvic and acetabulum fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Peri-articular fractures
  • Geriatric / osteoporosis-related fractures
  • Nonunion and malunion reconstruction

Research

Awards and honors
  • Trauma Service Patient Care Excellence Award, 20th Annual Memorial Trauma Symposium, Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Administrative Chief Resident Award, University of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Cornell University
  • Ho Nun De Kah Honor Society, Cornell University
Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Recent presentations
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting – Trauma Breakout Session – Tips and Tricks for Complex Proximal Femur Fractures – May 21, 2016
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Physician Lecture Series – Minimally Invasive Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery – April 26, 2016
  • Memorial Healthcare System Leadership Development Institute Conference – Minimally Invasive Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery at MHS – Implementation and Early Results – February 19, 2016
  • Hollywood EMS Outreach and Education Lecture – Initial Evaluation and Treatment of Common Orthopaedic Injuries – December 28, 2015
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Grand Rounds – Initial Evaluation and Management of Pelvic Ring Injuries – August 19, 2015
  • Florida Association of Physician Assistants’ Summer Symposium – Initial Evaluation of the Orthopaedic Polytrauma Patient and Orthopaedic Emergencies –  August 14, 2015
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Lunch and Learn Lecture Series – Initial Evaluation and ED Treatment for Common Orthopaedic Injuries – October 13, 2014
  • Memorial Regional Hospital ED Physicians Monthly Meeting – Initial Evaluation and ED Treatment for Common Orthopaedic Injuries – October 7, 2014
  • Greater Broward EMS Directors Association Webinar – Pre-Hospital Evaluation and Management of Orthopaedic Trauma – September 3, 2014
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Grand Rounds - Initial Evaluation of the Orthopaedic Polytrauma Patient and Orthopaedic Emergencies - August 20, 2014
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses Spring Seminar - Emergent Management of Pelvic Fractures - April 26, 2014
  • Miami Arts Charter School - Trauma Awareness Program - The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon - September 30, 2013
  • Broward Health Medical Center Trauma Grand Rounds - Initial Evaluation and Management of the Orthopaedic Polytrauma Patient - September 9, 2013
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Physician Lecture Series - Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures - A Silent Epidemic? - August 13, 2013
  • Florida Association of Physician Assistants' Summer Symposium - Initial Evaluation and Management of the Orthopaedic Polytrauma Patient - August 8, 2013
  • Memorial Regional Hospital 7th Critical Care Symposium - Emergent Management of Pelvic Fractures - July 19, 2013
  • Broward Health Medical Center Trauma Grand Rounds - Emergent Management of Pelvic Fractures - March 18, 2013
  • Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Grand Rounds - Emergent Management of Pelvic Fractures - May 17, 2011
  • AAOS Annual Meeting Podium Presentation - The Biomechanical Properties of Fan-Folded Fascia Lata as an Alternative ACL Allograft - March 12, 2010
  • University of Miami Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds - Allograft ACL Reconstruction - Current Concepts and Evaluation of Fan-Folded Fascia Lata - May 14, 2009
  • University of Miami Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds - Pediatric Supracondylar Distal Humerus Fractures - The Miami Children's Hospital Experience - May 28, 2008
Recent publications
  • Prasarn ML, Meyers KN, Wilkin G, Wellman DS, Chan DB, Ahn J, Lorich DG, Helfet DL.  Dual mini-fragment plating for midshaft clavicle fractures: a clinical and biomechanical investigation. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Dec; 135(12):1655-62.
  • Chan DB, Kloen P, Helfet DL. (2012). Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Clavicular Fractures and Nonunions. In E. Craig (Ed.), Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Shoulder (pp. 439-454). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Aarons CE, Iobst C, Chan DB, Landy DC. Repair of supracondylar humerus fractures in children: does pin spread matter? J Pediatr Orthop B 2012 Nov; 21(6):499-504.
  • Chan DB, Temple HT, Latta LL, Mahure S, Dennis J, Kaplan LD. A Biomechanical Comparison of Fan-Folded, Single-Looped Fascia Lata with Other Graft Tissues as a Suitable Substitute for ACL Reconstruction. Arthroscopy 2010; 26(12):1641-1647
  • Lorich DG, Jeffcoat DM, Macintyre NR, Chan DB, Helfet DL. The 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Lessons Learned? Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 2010; 14(2):64-8
  • MacIntyre NR, Jeffcoat DM, Chan DB, Lorich DG, Helfet DL. The Experiences of a Surgical Response Team in Haiti. Am J Orthop 2010; 39(4):172-201
  • Chan DB, Jeffcoat DM, Lorich DG, Helfet DL. Nonunions Around the Knee Joint. International Orthopaedics 2010; 34(2):271-81
  • Wojtys EM, Chan DB. Meniscus Structure and Function. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures 2005; 54:323-30 (Review article)

Education

Education
  • 2004
  • Univ Of Michigan School Of Medicine, 2004
  • Univ Of Michigan School Of Medicine, 2004
Residencies
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2009, Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowships
  • Hospital For Special Surgery, 2010, Orthopedic Surgery
Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Orthopedic Surgery