Providing Excellent Orthopaedic Patient Care in Orange County
Daniel Duggan, D.O. is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopaedic Sports surgeon. He specializes in arthroscopy as well as hip, knee and shoulder disorders.
He grew up as an ocean lifeguard in Newport, RI and later completed his premedical training at the University of Rhode Island. He was honored as an Atlantic 10 scholar athlete and NCAA division I swimmer. Dr. Duggan also competed for Rhode Island's water polo team.
While at the National Intitute of Health (NIH) in Maryland, Dr. Duggan collaborated with researchers at the National Cancer Institute. He has also published articles on various Orthopaedic topics and received multiple awards and distinctions.
Dr. Duggan attended medical school at the The University of New England in Maine and did a year of general and plastic surgery in Pennsylvania prior to completing his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Duggan did an additional year of Orthopaedic Sports and Arthroscopy Fellowship in California prior to beginning practice.
Dr. Duggan has served as the athletic team physician for The University of California - Irvine as well as the interim physician for US Beach Volleyball in Southern California. He currently serves as the head team physician for Laguna Hills High School and is frequently seen evaluating athletes on the sidelines.
Throughout his medical training, Dr. Duggan has kept active in running, swimming, sailing and surfing. He continues to surf throughout southern California and compete in triathlon races.