Daniel Zelazny

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Daniel Zelazny

Daniel Zelazny, MD

Chief of Orthopedic Trauma


About Me

Dr. Daniel Zelazny has over 15 years of experience caring for musculoskeletal conditions. Board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine, he specializes in caring for sports injuries as well as orthopedic trauma. At Stamford Hospital, Dr. Zelazny serves as chief of the orthopedic trauma division and is on the hospital’s sports medicine subcommittee. He is also a member of the Medical Executive Committee.

Dr. Zelazny is currently the head team physician for the NCAA Division 1 Marist College Red Foxes located in nearby New York state. During his training, he has helped cover schools such as Villanova and Valley Forge Military Academy.

Dr. Zelazny serves as team physician for multiple high schools in the area, including Stamford High School for the past 15 years. He enjoys helping to prevent and treating injuries in young athletes, aims to provide quick, effective care, and is committed to helping his patients regain function even after experiencing serious trauma.

Dr. Zelazny is a “Master Instructor” for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, helping to train surgeons in the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery.

He has been past Chair of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Oral Board Review course and remains the most senior member of its faculty.

Dr. Zelazny is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at nearby New York Medical College, where he also serves as an advisory dean in student affairs. He is the associate program director for the New York Medical College Orthopedic Residency program. He works with both medical students and residents to prepare them to provide quality treatment to patients.



Special Interests

Sports medicine


  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine


Medical School

Hahnemann University School of Medicine


Westchester Medical Center


Graduate Sports Medicine and Human Performance Center
Westchester Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Westchester County Medical Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Fairfield County Sports Commission (Board Member)

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, New York Medical College

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