Daniel M. Burchfield, M.D. Ph.D.

Best Orthopedic Surgeon Ever.Sports Medicine, Hip and Knee Replacement and Revision

Dr.  Daniel Burchfield  began his orthopedic private practice in Prescott in 1998 following a teaching and surgical practice in orthopedic  surgery and physiology at Texas Tech University.  He has extensive training and surgical experience in knee and hip replacement, including anterior hip replacement, and revisions as well as arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee.  He is fellowship trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

Dr. Burchfield supports our community and its healthcare services by utilizing Yavapai Regional Medical Center and Prescott Outpatient Surgery Center in Prescott, Arizona.

Dr. Burchfield earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in comparative vertebrate physiology from University of California, Riverside, and subsequently earned both a Master’s degree and Doctorate of Philosophy in Physiology with focus on muscle physiology from The Ohio State University.
Dr. Burchfield received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.  Post residency, he did subspecialty training in sports medicine focusing on research and arthroscopic surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was also a team physician.

Dr. Burchfield’s medical practice includes general orthopedic surgery including total joint replacement and total joint revisions and sports related injury treatment including, but not limited to, ACL and MCL repairs, shoulder surgery and rotator cuff repairs, carpal tunnel release and fracture care. Dr. Burchfield is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of American Academy of Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He has published numerous peer reviewed research articles in muscle physiology and orthopedic surgery.

Since beginning practice in Prescott, he has been volunteered his time and expertise for our local athletic teams including Prescott High School, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Yavapai Community College. In addition, he has been a physician with the US Swimming Team since 1996 traveling with teams to Australia for Swimming World Championship and Junior Olympics. He has also provided medical support at the Olympic Training Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Burchfield was named a Justin Heelers Physician of the Year for his 12 years of for his volunteer participation with the Prescott Frontier Rodeo since 1998. For the past 15 years, Dr. Burchfield has donated his time and expertise as the team doctor for Prescott High School, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Yavapai College.

Dr. Burchfield is married with two adult children and resides full time in Prescott. His leisure time pursuits include backpacking, climbing, and fly fishing. Both he and his wife are volunteers and supporters of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters and many other local community organizations.

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