Dr. Daniel Master attended Georgetown University for his undergraduate studies where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a concentration in Pre-Medicine. Following this, he attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and graduated with honors in General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Master was then accepted into the prestigious Orthopaedic Surgery residency program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. During his time in Cleveland, Dr. Master was awarded an Allen Research Fellowship which allowed him to spend an entire year devoted to clinical and basic science research.
Dr. Master’s research focused on hand and upper extremity surgery as well as spine surgery. His research was funded by a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institute of Health. In addition,his research was presented at multiple national and international meetings with great success. Due to the quality of his research, he was awarded the Jacquelin Perry Award from the Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, the Mayfield Basic Science Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Barry Friedman Award from the Orthopaedic Research Laboratories. He is a board certified/board eligible surgeon.
- Hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery
- Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
- Thumb, finger, wrist, elbow, and shoulder arthroscopy and joint replacement
- Hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, arm, and shoulder fracture treatment and complex revision surgery in both adults and children
- Minimally invasive treatments for Dupuytren’s disease including Xiaflex (collagenase) injections
- Digit Widget application and surgical treatment (fasciotomy and/or fascietomy)
- Complex peripheral nerve surgery
- Upper extremity nerve transfers and tendon transfers for nerve injury and spinal cord injury
- Undergraduate education: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
- Medical doctorate: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
- Residency: Orthopaedic Residency, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
- Fellowship: Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
At Stanford, Daniel Master, MD developed the skills to perform minimally invasive surgery throughout the hand and upper extremity. More specifically, he became a skilled wrist arthroscopist and he learned minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, carpometacarpal arthritis and wrist ligament injuries. He also developed skills to perform primary and revision arthroplasty of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist for the treatment of arthritis. Dr. Master has extensive experience with tendon transfer surgery for quadriplegic and stroke patients as well as pediatric hand surgery.
He lives with his wife and children in Boulder, CO. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, telemark skiing, and, most of all, spending time with his family.
To learn more about Dr. Master’s hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder practice visit his website.