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Daniel C. Farber, MD

Daniel C. Farber, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Farber is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005

Clinical Expertise:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Cartilage (Osteochondral) Defects
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction (ALR)
  • Ankle Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Cavus Foot (High Arched Foot)
  • Charcot's Joint (Neuropathic Arthropathy)
  • Club Foot
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Flat Foot (Pes Planus)
  • Foot Deformity
  • Hammer Toe
  • Kinematic Alignment in Total Knee Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Malunion
  • Nonunion
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pediatric Ankle Deformity

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National American College of Physician Executives, National American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, National Hermes Society, Organization of past AOFAS Travelling Fellows, International Member, American Medical Association, National Member, Pennsylvania Orthodaedic Society, Local Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Farber is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Farber DC, Neufeld SN: Tendon Transfersfor AchillesTendon Disorders Foot and Ankle Clinics (1): 73-86,2014.

Farber DC, Knutsen E: Footwear Recommendations and Patterns among Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons: A Survey. Foot Ankle Spec 6 (6): 457-464,2013.

Farber, Daniel: Foot and Ankle Fusions: You can’t always replace us – 1st MTPJ Fusions American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. ICL 282, : 2012.

Farber, D, C: “Shoe-wear Recommendations Survey of American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Members" International Federation of Foot and Ankle Society Meeting (Email Meeting),Nara, Japan : 2011.

Farber DC, Farber JS: Tourniquet Application on the Difficult Thigh: Technique Tip. Foot and Ankle International 32 (7): 735-6,2011.

Farber DC, DeOrio JK.: Oxygen Tensiometry for Prediction of Wound Healing in Total Ankle Arthroplasty Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 43 (5): 381-5,2009.

Farber DC, Henry S.: Nondiabetic Foot Infections Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle 4 (4): 2008.

Farber DC.: Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle Current Opinions in Orthopaedics 18 (2): 97-101,2007.

Farber DC, Farber JS.: Office Based Screening, Prevention and Management of Diabetic Foot Disorders. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice 34 (4): 873-85,2007.

Pellegrini VD Jr, Donaldson CT, Farber DC, Lehman EB, Evarts CM: The Mark Coventry Award: Prevention of readmission for venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty Clinical Orthopaedic Relate Research 452 (9): 21-27,2006.

Academic Contact Info

230 West Washington Square
Farm Journal Building, 5th floor

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-3668
Fax: (215) 829-5002
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)