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

  4.7 out of 5

  • I had positive experience with Hope Orthopedics, Dr. Elkin explained my injuries and treatment opinions, he seems very knowledgeable about what he is doing and I am pleased about my overall experience. - Deepak S. - 4/27/2021 

  • Dr. Elkin was very personable and professional. I am very happy with his advice to try physical therapy for my arm. I found out 3 days before my appointment I needed a referral, Hope Orthopedic made sure I had approval before my appointment. Everyone was wonderful. - Cheri M. - 4/22/2021 

  • Never truly knowing Dr. Elkin prior to my shoulder surgery, I was pleased to find him to be smart and easy to talk to, and very informative with a non-condescending professionalism. - Matthew M. - 4/17/2021 

  • Dr. Elkin was extremely kind, compassionate and was the first doctor in 15 years to correctly diagnose my SLAP tears. He got me in for cortisone injections the next day, and had them done extremely quick, and with minimal discomfort. I am so thankful I saw him. - Elizabeth P. - 3/28/2021 

  • Very helpful, friendly and professional! [Dr. Elkin] - Ron C. - 3/05/2021 

Dr. Daniel Elkin is a 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



Professional Society Memberships

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