Dr. Daniel Elkin

Dr. Elkin specializes in the following:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip, Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Hip Preservation and Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament, Meniscus and Cartilage Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Regenerative Medicine

  4.9 out of 5

  • I saw Dr. Elkin for arm/shoulder pain and was impressed with his thorough analysis of my issue and his demeanor. Fortunately, I did not require any surgery, but If I ever have problems in the future, he will be the physician I call. - Kathy S. - 6/15/2022 

  • Always friendly, informative and professional. [Dr. Elkin] - Don S. - 6/10/2022 

  • Dr. Elkin and the staff at Hope were very welcoming, knowledgeable, and compassionate with each interaction. I would highly recommend Dr. Elkin as you consider surgery, specifically a shoulder replacement. - Andy C. - 6/08/2022 

  • I really like the Hope Ortho[pedics] staff I see Dr. Elkin and he has been wonderful. - Cathy M. - 5/04/2022 

  • Since the get go, Hope Orthopedics and Dr. Elkin made me feel comfortable and received the best of care. Dr. Elkin had explained everything in detail and did not sugar coat anything and he did exactly what he said he was going to. With both of my surgeries was very informative and had an excellent bedside manner. I will truly... read more - Debbie B. - 4/01/2022 

Dr. Daniel Elkin is a board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon specializing in the treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee conditions. His focus is on a personalized and evidence-based approach to treating each patient’s condition. He believes in providing his patients with all of the operative and non-operative options so they can make the best-informed decisions about their treatment.

Dr. Elkin completed his fellowship at Medstar-Union Memorial Hospital where he worked with recreational, collegiate, and professional athletes while covering the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, Towson Tigers, and Morgan State Bears.

“Through my experiences on the field, on the trail and in the mountains, I understand how important it is to get back to doing what you love after an injury. My goal is to shepherd you along the path of recovery, and be your strongest advocate in the process.”

In his free time, Dr. Elkin enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is also an avid backcountry skier and mountain biker.


  • Undergraduate: Brandeis University
  • Medical School: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Graduate Medical Education

  • Residency: Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship: Medstar Union Memorial Hospital Program, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery



Professional Society Memberships

  • America  Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America