Dr. Daniel Ocel, MD

Dr. Daniel Ocel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Daniel Ocel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Superior, CO and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

3 Superior Dr

Superior, CO 80027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Ocel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ocel "Dr. Ocel is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and fellowship trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. He also practices in general orthopaedics as well as sports medicine. He served our country for three years as Head of Orthopaedic Surgery at Naval Hospital Corpus Christi. He received the Naval-Marine Corp Commendation medal for his military service."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ocel "Dr. Ocel's treatment philosophy focuses on compassionate, individualistic care. In his years of experience he has found similar injuries may affect people in a different manner, therefore careful attention to each patient's condition remains a cornerstone of his care of the orthopaedic patient."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bunion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

20  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Casting
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • The College Of St. Scholastica, Duluth Mn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Illinois Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Miller Orthopaedic Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • St. Vincent's Hospital, St. Leonards, Nsw Australia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ocel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ocel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ocel to family and friends
33 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ocel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

God I don't even know where to start when I just mention his name . He is my hero ! I love him!!! Amazing person so caring and he just want the best for his patient. I saw him in a very difficult time when I was treated with another doctor for almost a year! That other doctor strictly determine?...more
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I'm absolutely thrilled with the results of the 2 bunion surgeries Dr. Ocel performed on my feet. First in Octt. 2016, left foot and then right foot in Jan. 2017. My feet look good and feel good. Dr. Ocel & the staff treated me and my husband with care and respect. I was sold on him after the...more
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If I was able to leave zero stars I would have. While I am sure Dr. Ocel is good at what he does in a surgical aspect, the incompetence I personally experienced with his PA, and with Cornerstone Ortho in general left much to be desired. Poor communication, and lack of follow up on even scheduling...more
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Dr. Ocel is great his staff is not! I have been hung up on talked down to and given the wrong information.
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