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Daniel P. Mass, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Director, Orthopaedic Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Daniel Mass is a highly regarded expert in orthopaedic surgery of the hand and upper extremities. He has a special interest in the research and treatment of flexor tendon injuries (injuries to the muscles that allow the fingers to bend and flex), and he also studies the mechanics of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

A popular speaker, Dr. Mass has given numerous presentations on hand surgery to medical audiences around the world. In addition, he has written book chapters on flexor tendon injuries and hand and wrist surgery. He has contributed to many peer-reviewed articles on these and other orthopaedic topics.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand Surgery

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


University of North Carolina Hospital


The University of Chicago Medicine


San Francisco and Bern, Switzerland


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Orthopaedic Association
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
AO Fellowship Society
Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand
Illinois Orthopaedic Society
International Federation of Societies of Surgery of the Hand
Orthopaedic Research Society

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-3531 

Office Fax

(773) 702-4378

Office Postal Address

Daniel P. Mass, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Mass

Read how three generations of one family travel from Indiana to see Dr. Mass for reconstructive surgery to repair complex fractures.

Each year, Dr. Mass and UChicago fellows travel to South America on a medical mission to volunteer their surgical skills correcting hand and wrist problems.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Mass's publications through the National Library of Medicine's Pubmed online database.