Dr. Sewell specializes in the following:

  • Very very pleased with Dr Sewell. Loved his frankness and approach. THANK YOU! - Renita M. - 9/16/2020 

  • Dr. Dan Sewell, his medical staff and Willamette Surgery Center all did an outstanding job in coordinating the surgery and performing it. It was a very pleasant, professional and stress-free experience. - Brian S. - 9/06/2020 

  • I've been very happy with the knee replacement. Thank you Dr. Sewell! I'm very pleased with your skill and your role as my physician. - Beverly F. - 8/25/2020 

  • Dr. Sewell is awesome! He is easy to talk with and very understanding. I did both of my knee surgeries with him at the scalpel... pardon the pun... and am so very pleased. He and his team give you the information you need to be successful prior to surgery. Do what is expected of you and you won't be disappointed.... read more - P.W. - 1/26/2020 

  • I recently had my right hip replaced at the Hope Clinic. Dr. Sewell and his team were fantastic. From the pre-surgery meetings to the post operation recovery, I felt that I knew what to expect every step of the way. Dr. Sewell did a great job in explaining the procedure in a way that I could understand and I always... read more - Dan - 11/01/2019 

Dan Sewell, MD is an orthopedic physician and surgeon who specializes in injuries and conditions of the hips and knees. His treatment focus is on arthritic patients with an emphasis on total hip or knee replacements and the evaluation and treatment of sports medicine patients. Known for his warm and comforting bedside manner, Dr. Sewell is a highly rated physician whose patients appreciate his empathetic approach.

Dr. Sewell is a founding partner of Hope Orthopedics of Oregon and performs more than 250 joint replacement surgeries each year. He has a strong interest in joint arthroplasty and has been a pioneer in Oregon helping create an accredited outpatient total joint arthroplasty program at the Willamette Surgery Center. Over 500 outpatient total hip and knee replacements have been performed annually by Dr. Sewell and other members of the total joint team from Hope Orthopedics. Patient reviews of the total joint program have been outstanding with 99% of participants stating they were extremely satisfied with their care and surgical outcomes.

Dr. Sewell is ranked as one of the top three in orthopedic surgery in Salem on Three Best Rated.


  • Undergraduate: Whitman College
  • Medical School: Washington University St. Louis, Mo

Graduate Medical Education

  • Residency: National Naval Medical Center

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine