Dr. Daniel Wiznia is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science who specializes in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. He has expertise in total hip replacements, as well as in partial knee replacements and total knee replacement surgeries. He also specializes in revision hip and revision knee replacements.
Dr. Wiznia is the Department of Orthopaedic's Director of Technology and Innovation. In this role, he leads and coordinates efforts in the use and development of technology and innovation in education, research and clinical care. Examples include robotics and navigation, the use of 3D modeling, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, as well as patient care platforms to coordinate efforts across the department in the use of surgical advances in innovation.
At the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science, Dr. Wiznia teaches ME/BME404: Medical Device Design & Innovation. Dr. Wiznia teaches why medical devices fail and partners with physicians to tackle clinical problems with safe and effective medical devices. This course serves to translate research and engineering innovations into the clinical setting.