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Daniel C. Wnorowski, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.7 4.7

Specializing In


Sports Medicine

Joint Replacement


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Dr. Wnorowski is a board-certifiedfellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder trauma and reconstruction, Sports Medicine and arthroscopy. He received his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse University, his MBA from Syracuse University and his bachelor’s degree from Siena College.

Dr. Wnorowski is also an avid tri-athlete, skier, and mountaineer, and understands the importance of getting his patients back to healthy, active lifestyles.

Daniel C. Wnorowski, MD 4.7 4.7

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider information about medications: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.8 4.8

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.6 4.6

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

"Dr. Wnorowski is a wonderful doctor. I have given his name to many people who are looking for an orthopedic doctor."

"Dr. Wnorowski is an excellent doctor and we have been extremely pleased with him and his abilities to care for my knee injuries."

"Dr Wnorowski is wonderful. This was my second surgery with him and everything has been amazing. I've already recommended him and my sister has an appointment with him tomorrow."

"i have known and seen Dr. Wnorowski for a over 30 years and feel extremely comfortable with him. I know he will not recommend surgery unless we have exhausted all PT and exercise."



About Our Survey


Mohonasen High School, Schenectady NY, 1972-1976
Siena College, Loudonville NY, BS Biology, Valedictorian, 1976-1980
SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse NY, MD, 1980-1984
Syracuse University, Syracuse NY, MBA Professional Program, 1997-2004


SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Internship: General Surgery (David Fromm, M.D., Chairman), July 1984-June 1985


The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital; formerly Salt Lake City Knee Research Foundation, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Aug. 1989-July 1990

The Clinical Experience

Dr. Wnorowski is an expert in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy with specialized training in Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction. He has a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.


State of New York, #169874-1, March 1986
State of Utah, #180744-1205, July 1989

Honors and Awards

Valedictorian, Siena College, Summa Cum Laude, Siena College, 1980
Beta Psi Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society
Science Division Award for Excellency in Major Field Biology, Siena College, 1980
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1985
Resident's Essay Award, Arthroscopy Association of North America, for "Anatomic and Biomechanical Analysis of the Arthroscopic Wafer Procedure," Orlando, FL, Apr. 19, 1990
Clinical Preceptor of the Academic Year 1999-2000: awarded to CNY Orthopedics surgeons for best teaching to Drs. deRosa, Lasda, Fatti, Wnorowski, Wiese, DiStefano, DiChristina, and PA Failing by LeMoyne College PA training program graduates (September, 2000)

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Eastern Orthopedic Association
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine
Wilderness Medical Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Medical Association
New York State Medical Society
Onondaga County Medical Society

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