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

  • 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. - 3/01/2021 

  • This was one of my first experiences of seeing an orthopedic surgeon and feeling as if I had an input in my treatment. As a veteran, with quite a few knee problems, I lost hope that I would ever find pain relief or stability again. Unfortunately, the VA was not able to provide reliable care in a timely fashion. Being... read more - Victoria C. - 2/24/2021 

  • The appointment was on time and I had very good care. I recommend this office and [Dr. Elkin]. - Gloria M. - 2/13/2021 

  • I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Elkin and Hope Orthopedics. They helped me diagnose and treat a labral tear in my hip that had been having a negative impact on my life. My surgery went well and they were great at answering questions and making it as easy as possible. Great staff and a great Dr. Thanks! Krystal - Krystal K. - 1/22/2021 

  • Great place. Awesome doctor. [Dr. Elkin] is very personable and has the ability to explain things so the average person can understand. I am so happy with my Hip surgeries. Well worth it. And a great doctor who goes the extra mile to make sure that I am ok. Thank you so much for your care concern and capabilities to... read more - Kathryn L. - 1/01/2021 

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