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Daniel D. Higbee, D.O. Profile

Daniel D. Higbee, D.O. Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Daniel Higbee joined OrthoUtah in 2010. He is a highly skilled surgeon, with advanced training in a wide range of musculoskeletal disease. He treats work and sports-related injuries, joint disease, and traumatic fractures. He specializes in joint preservation through arthroscopic surgery, including Hip arthroscopy, which he introduced to Box Elder County. He is also proud to bring the anterior total hip replacement procedure to Northern Utah, allowing faster recovery from pain and a quicker return to function following hip replacement surgery.

Originally from Twin Falls, Idaho, Dr. Higbee completed his medical degree at Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. He then completed his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Michigan State University’s Genesys Regional Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. While there he served as team physician for the Flint Generals, a local professional hockey team, and was a chief resident of orthopaedic surgery. He also won first place nationwide two different years for his research on traumatic complicated wrist fractures.

Dr. Higbee has enjoyed being involved in the community since arriving. He has served as a speaker for the Brigham City Community Hospital’s Women’s forum, the BCCH H2U program, and at different church forums in the community. He is currently on the BCCH trauma committee. He is a team physician for Box Elder High School and participates in the community health fairs. He is a member of the Utah Orthopedic Society, the Utah Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and the American Osteopathic Association. In his free time he spends time fly fishing, golfing, and backpacking with his family.