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Daniel Phelan MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)701-2925

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations

Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports medicine
Knee and shoulder surgery
Trauma surgery
Knee and shoulder replacement


Sports Medicine

08/2003 - 08/2004
Kaiser Permanente Hospital
San Diego, CA


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/01/1999 - 06/30/2003
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, NY


Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

04/2002 - 06/2002
Shriner's Hospital for Children
Springfield, MA


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, NY

Medical Education


09/01/1994 - 05/01/1998
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Dr. Phelan is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon whose interests include complex reconstructions of the knee and shoulder, arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, and Orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. He is a native of Albany and graduate of Shaker High School. He enjoys running and spending time with his wife and three children.

Dr. Phelan is the Team Physician at several local high schools and colleges including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Colonie Central High School.

Associations / Awards
- Recognized as "Best Doctors in Capital Region", 2011, 2012
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
- Clinical Instructor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Member of:
- Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College - 1998, Albany, NY
- Fellow, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Royal Society of Groates 

Capital Region Orthopaedics
Capital Region Health Park
713 Troy-Schenectady Road, Suite 127
Latham, NY 12110