Daniel Patton, M.D.
Foot & Ankle
Dr. Patton is fellowship-trained in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery, treating complex lower extremity disorders with a thoughtful approach. He studied medicine at Loma Linda University Medical School, where he served as the Medical School Senate president. Dr. Patton spent five years of residency in orthopedic training at the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Following residency, he completed advanced fellowship training in complex foot reconstruction and ankle replacement at Orthopedic Associates of Michigan in Grand Rapids.
Dr. Patton has published and lectured on research topics including ankle replacement, pilon fractures, midfoot fusions, calcaneus fractures, talus fractures, great toe arthritis, systemic approach to foot arthritis, stress fractures, motion analysis, and arthroscopic knots. He serves as a consultant in orthopedic innovation with the BESPA group, which advises orthopedic companies on optimizing their products to serve patients better.
Volunteerism motivates Dr. Patton. He served immediately after the Haiti earthquake in 2010. Dr. Patton established a relationship with a hospital in Port-au-Prince and continues to support them today. He was nominated to chair of the school of medicine class committee to support this hospital in Haiti. He also has medical volunteer experience in Belize and the Dominican Republic.
He enjoys activities such as travel, hiking, snowboarding, and triathlons. He has completed several triathlons, including IronMan Wisconsin. Dr. Patton's passion is to partner with his patients to restore them to optimum activity.
Licensure & Certification
State Board of California, Michigan, Washington
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Board Eligible
Certified in Ankle replacement / Ankle Arthroplasty
Memberships & Affiliations
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Academic of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Medical Association
Common conditions treated:
Ankle arthritis, bunion, plantar fasciitis, hammertoe, hallux rigidus, flatfoot, Achilles tendinitis, Achilles rupture, metatarsalgia, foot pain, complex lower extremity deformity, complex fractures, revision foot and ankle surgery, talus OCD, ankle instability, ankle sprain, perineal tendinitis, tarsal tunnel syndrome.