Dr. Sewell specializes in the following:

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement
  • Outpatient Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • 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 

  • On 05/23/19, I had my first total knee replacement. Willamette Surgery Center had me and my coach well prepared. Hope working with them is fantastic pairing. Dr. Sewell was wonderful. Not only is he a great surgeon, but a good human being. Wonderful bedside manner. Thank you. - N.W. - 8/06/2019 

  • Dr. Sewell was very friendly and a good listener. He answered all my questions, some times more than once. His explanations and visual presentation were excellent. I left his office knowing exactly what he planned to do! I would highly recommend him to anyone for treatment! Another plus is that Hope Orthopedics is a very efficient operation. I hardly had... read more - Anonymous - 5/30/2019 

  • John and I both have seen different doctors at Hope Orthopedics of Oregon. John saw Dr. Sewell for his hip and I saw and seeing again Dr. Knight for my hand/wris and will have surgery soon. We were very impressed and happy that we made the decision to go there. Everyone was extremely helpful. - Judith K. - 5/11/2017 

Dan Sewell, MD is an orthopedic physician and surgeon who specializes in injuries and conditions of the shoulders, 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