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College of
Health Sciences

Daniel Horwitz
Associate, Department of Orthopaedics
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma

Department of Orthopaedics
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6541
Fax: 570-271-5872

Daniel S Horwitz, MD

Research Interests

Dr. Horwitz’s research interests include: • Orthopaedic care of patients with multiple injuries • Unstable pelvic fractures • Acetabular fractures • Complex periarticular fractures • Nonunions/osteomyelitis • Orthopaedic Trauma program development • SI joint fusions

Recent Publications

  • Maniar H, Kubiak EN, Horwitz DS. Tibial plateau fractures. In: Tornetta P 3rd, Ricci WM, Ostrum RF, McQueen MM, McKee MD, Court-Brown CM, editors. Rockwood and Green’s fractures in adults. 9th ed. Vol 2. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer; 2020. p. 2623-2686. 

  • Koh J, Tornetta P 3rd, Walker B, Jones C, Sharmaa T, Sems S, Ringenbach K, Boateng H, Bellevue K, Firoozabadi R, Spitler C, Saxena S, Cannada L, Borade A, Horwitz D, Buck JS, Bosse M, Westberg JR, Schmidt A, Kempton L, Newcomb E, Marcantonio A, Delarosa M, Krause P, Gudeman A, Mullis B, Alhoukail A, Leighton R, Cortez A, Morshed S, Tidszer C, Sanders D, Patel S, Mir HR. What is the real rate of radial nerve injury after humeral nonunion surgery? J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Aug: 34(8):441-446.

  • Zachos TA, Sanchez Morales D, Suk M, Horwitz DS. Osteoporosis and its influence on fracture treatment and healing. In: Borrelli J Jr, Anglen JO, editors. Arthroplasty for the treatment of fractures in the older patient. Cham, Switzerland: Springer; 2018. p. 19-30.

  • Sanchez D, Horwitz DS, Borade A, Kempegowda H. Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treated with ORIF. In: Tejwani, NC, editor. Fractures of the foot and ankle: a clinical casebook. Cham, Switzerland: Springer; 2017. p. 149-162.

  • Fixation using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip fractures (FAITH) Investigators. Fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures (FAITH): an international, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2017;389(10078):1519-1527. 

  • Bogdan Y, Tornetta P 3rd, Einhorn TA, Guy P, Laveille L, Robinson J, Bosse MJ, Haines N, Horwitz D, Jones C, Schemitsch E, Sagi C, Thomas B, Stahl D, Ricci W, Brady M, Sanders D, Kain M, Higgins TF, Collinge C, Kottmeier S, Friess D. Healing time and complications in operatively treated atypical femur fractures associated with bisphosphonate use: a multicenter retrospective cohort. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Apr;30(4):177-81. 


  • MD, Washington University, St. Louis, 1986-1990

  • Residency, Columbia University, 1991-1995

  • Fellowship, Trauma, University of Utah School of Medicine, 1995-1996
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