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L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor with Tenure
Orthopedics – Foot & Ankle
L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD

Banner - University Medicine
North Hills
265 W. Ina Road
Tucson, AZ 85704

Banner - University Medicine
Center South Campus
2800 E. Ajo Way, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85713

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I am a clinician-scientist who is committed to: (1) advancing foot and ankle care through research, (2) using state of the art evidence based treatments, and (3) empowering my patients by providing them the tools they need to understand their problems and participate in treatment decision making.

Education & Training

  • MD/PhD University of Pittsburgh
  • General Surgery Internship UCSF
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency McGill University
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Kaiser Permanante San Diego
  • Foot and Ankle Fellowship Duke University

Research Interests

  • The use of ultrasound in the prognosis for tendon and ligmant injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Evaluating the impact of bone viscoelasticity on the maintenance of arthrodesis site compression following fusion surgery
  • The determination of changes in joint contact pressures that occur with fractures and degenrative flatfoot
  • The use of finite element analysis for computational modelling of foot and ankle disorders and their treatments

Additional Contact Information

Phyllis Goldstein, Administrative Assistant