Daniel Hatch, MD


Dr. Hatch is a fellowship trained Shoulder and Elbow specialist at the Center of Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Specialists. He recognizes that each patient’s needs and lifestyle are unique and require unique solutions. With this understanding, Dr. Hatch works with each patient to develop the best treatment and rehabilitation plan for his/her lifestyle and functional goals. He graduated Magna Cum Laude while receiving his Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University. He then earned his Medical Degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Hatch completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency training at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. After residency, he completed the Harvard Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston during which time he spent two months in France with world-renowned shoulder surgeons Pascal Boileau, M.D. and Laurent Lafosse, M.D.


A member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Hatch is also a member of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons and the American College of Physicians.


In his practice, Dr. Hatch has a special interest in:

  • Shoulder replacements – He uses a new technology involving a “stemless” implant system for total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) and reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder instability
  • Fractures around the shoulder


Dr. Hatch is fluent in Portuguese and he also speaks Spanish and French.


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Does Tennis Elbow Have You Off Your Game?

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the tendons on the outside of your elbow are stressed from overuse.

When you repeatedly overload the muscle and tendon, especially with weight, they can develop microscopic tears, potentially accompanied by inflammation.

But I Don’t Play Tennis!

Tennis elbow may be common in those who play tennis and othe...
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rotator cuff injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries & the Importance of Treatment

Rotator cuff injuries affect patients of all ages, but the condition often goes undiagnosed and untreated.

The rotator cuff is composed of four muscles (and their affiliated tendons) that attach the scapula to the humerus (upper arm bone). Essentially, this tissue structure covers the shoulder joint and allows you to lift and rotate your arm.

Rotator cuff tears are ...
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