Daniel C. Farber, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Attending Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgery, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair for Education, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
PSOM Medical Student Applicant Interviewer, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
230 West Washington Square
Farm Journal Building, 5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 215-829-3668
Fax: 215-829-5002
Dartmouth College, 1992.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1997.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Total Ankle Replacement
Hallux Valgus (Bunion) Correction
Arthroscopy of the Ankle
Foot and Ankle Arthrodesis
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Sports injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Achilles Tendon Disorders
Cavus Foot

Description of Research Expertise

Achilles Tendon Disorders - Clinical and Basic Science Research
Footwear patterns
Arthrodesis of the Foot and Ankle
Bone Grafting for Foot and Ankle Procedures
Hallux Valgus Correction

Selected Publications

Dan Prat, M.D. Yosef Sourugeon, M.D. Brandon A. Haghverdian, M.D. Wonyong Lee, M.D. Keith L. Wapner, M.D. Daniel C. Farber, M.D.: “In-Situ” Joint Preparation Technique for 1st Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis: A retrospective comparative review of 388 cases. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Online - pending, May 2023 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2023.05.004.

Liu GT, Chhabra A, Dayton MJ, Dayton PD, Duke WJ, Farber DM, Hatch DJ, Kile D, Koay J, McAleer JP, Raissi A, Raspovic KM, Santrock RD, Taylor RP, VanPelt MD, Wukich DK.: One- and Two-Year Analysis of a Five-Year Prospective Multicenter Study Assessing Radiographic and Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Triplanar First Tarsometatarsal Arthrodesis With Early Weightbearing for Symptomatic Hallux Valgus. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery April 2022 Notes: In Press.

Prat D, Haghverdian BA, Pridgen EM, Lee W, Wapner KL, Chao W, Farber DC.: High complication rates following revision first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis: a retrospective analysis of 79 cases. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg Jan 2022.

Farber DC, Ellis SJ, Adams SB, Veljkovic A, Cardoso DV, Rider C, Danilkowicz R.: Chronic Achilles Tendon Ruptures: From Bracing Treatment to Complex Reconstruction. Instr Course Lect 2022.

Lee W, Prat D, Wapner KL, Farber DC, Chao W.: Comparison of 4 Different Fixation Strategies for Midfoot Arthrodesis: A Retrospective Comparative Study. Foot Ankle Spec Aug 2021.

Elattar O, Christophersen CM, Farber D.: Pain and Complications Following Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate Harvested From the Iliac Crest in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Foot Ankle Spec Jun 2021.

Prat D, Lee W, & Farber D: . "Calcaneal osteotomies." Annals of Joint 5, May 2021.

Lee W, Wang C, Prat D, Wapner KL, Chao W, Farber DC.: Patient Satisfaction Following Hallux Rigidus Treatment With a Synthetic Cartilage Implant. Foot Ankle Spec Mar 2021.

Mahmoud K, Metikala S, Mehta SD, Fryhofer GW, Prat D, Farber DC.: The Role of Weightbearing Computed Tomography Scan in Hallux Valgus. Foot Ankle Int 42(3): 287-293, Mar 2021.

Attia AK, Mahmoud K, Alhammoud A, d'Hooghe P, Farber D.: Return to Play After Low-Energy Lisfranc Injuries in High-Demand Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Athletes and Active Military Personnel. Orthop J Sports Med 9: 2325967120988158, Mar 2021.

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Last updated: 08/28/2023
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