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Dr. Guss firmly believes in equipping patients with the latest treatment options and empowering them to choose the path to recovery that is right for them - whether it leads to the Olympics or a stroll with a grandchild.
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Dr. Daniel Guss earned his BS in molecular biophysics & biochemistry at Yale University before attaining his MD at Harvard Medical School. After a year-long general surgery internship at Mass General , he completed the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, training at Harvard-affiliated hospitals including Mass General, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Guss' interest in improving the way our healthcare system delivers care to patients led him to spend two years at Harvard Business School pursuing an MBA, after which he completed a year-long fellowship focused on orthopedic foot and ankle disorders at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Guss has a clinical interest in minimally-invasive foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle reconstruction, sports-related injuries, cartilage, ligament and tendon disorders and orthopedic trauma. He also is actively involved in academic research and teaching.
In his free time, Dr. Guss is an avid downhill skier and has participated in big-mountain ski camps out West. He also enjoys exercising, reading and trying to keep up with his young family.
Dr. Guss strives to improve the treatment of patients through research on topics that include sports-related injuries, foot and ankle trauma and late-stage reconstruction, with an emphasis on minimally invasive approaches and function-preserving alternatives. He is also interested in health policy and the manner in which large health care systems can reliably deliver high quality care to individual patients in a changing health care environment. In addition, he is committed to improving the training of future generation of surgeons by extrapolating lessons learned from other industries.
Foot and ankle is one of the fastest growing fields in orthopaedics. Factors driving this growth include increased participation in athletics, motor vehicle trauma, osteoarthritis, obesity, diabetes and the aging population.
The Mass General / Newton-Wellesley Foot & Ankle Center, located at Mass General Waltham, celebrated its opening.
On November 1, 2016, the Mass General/Newton-Wellesley Foot & Ankle Center had an opening celebration.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to announce the opening of their new state-of-the-art outpatient facility in Waltham, housing the new Foot & Ankle Center.
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