Dr. Daniel Penello has been serving the St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa Bay communities for nearly a decade. He is board-certified by The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He specializes in complicated disorders of the hand, wrist and arm and is fellowship-trained in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery.
Dr. Penello graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at York University in Toronto, Canada. He earned his medical degree from The University of Toronto with honors in 2002. He was admitted to the esteemed Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then completed his internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at The University of Toronto where he was recognized for his academic achievement and teaching ability. This garnered him several awards, such as the Humanitarianism award and Top Doctor in 2012 for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
His dedication to health policy, process improvement and commercialization of medical devices led him to receive a Health Sector MBA at The Rotman School of Management in Toronto during his residency. He then completed a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Penello has been involved with numerous research projects. He has also authored and co-authored publications in the United States and Canada.