Dr. Daniel and Gail Alexander

Dr. Daniel and Gail Alexander

University at Buffalo
Award Winner


Dr. Daniel Alexander is the founder of Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center and Open MRI of the Finger Lakes. Dr. Alexander sold the practice and the Open MRI to Rochester Regional Health in 2016. Born and raised in Buffalo and a former lieutenant in the Buffalo Fire Department, Dr. Alexander received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His orthopedic training was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Alexander specializes in joint replacement surgery, sports surgery, including arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee and rotator cuff repair. He also specializes in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and takes care of many work-related injuries. He works at Newark Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital. Dr. Alexander resides locally with his wife Gail and his four children.

As a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons, Dr. Alexander stays on the cutting edge of orthopedic care in the Finger Lakes. Besides being an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Alexander's personal passion is philanthropy.

Dr. Alexander made the largest donation in the history of Newark-Wayne Community Hospital - and the hospital has named its new emergency department in his honor.