Daniel J. Terpstra, DO

Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Area of focus ?
Complex Shoulder Surgery, Complex Knee Surgery, Total Shoulder, Knee, & Hip Replacement Surgery
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Conditions Dr. Terpstra Treats

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Services Dr. Terpstra Offers

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Bursa Injection
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Fracture and/or Dislocation Treatment
  • General Orthopedics
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Partial or Complete Resection of Bone
  • Removal of Bone and Soft Tissue
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Soft Tissue Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery
  • Suture/Staple Removal

About Dr. Terpstra

Philosophy of care

I use for you and each of my patients the same treatment philosophy used for professional and college athletes, adjusted for your activity level.

Why I entered medicine

My goal was to be an orthopedic sports medicine physician since I was in the sixth grade. I am proud to return to my community to provide the same or better care than I received during my own athletic career.

Community involvement

I am involved in numerous outreach events. I also provide athletic coverage for Lehigh University and multiple area high schools.

Personal interests

When not working I enjoy spending time with my wife and two children, as well as traveling locally and abroad.


Muhlenberg College, BS - Biology, 1997

Medical Training
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, 2002


Internship 2003
Transitional Year, Pinnacle Health Hospitals, Harrisburg, PA

Residency 2007
Orthopaedic Surgery, Pinnacle Health Hospitals, Harrisburg, PA

Fellowship 2008
Sports Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

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