Dr. Daniel Cepela

A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Dr. Daniel J. Cepela is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery.

His specific interests include the treatment of arthritis, compression neuropathy, Dupuytrens Contracture, and trauma, as well as arthroplasty and arthroscopy of the elbow and shoulder, including complex and revision cases.

Dr. Cepela received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York.

Dr. Cepela then completed his hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery fellowship at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, in Sacramento, California.

He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.


  • Hand Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Compression Neuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Upper Extremity Trauma, Including Cut Tendons and Nerves
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty, Including Complex and Revision Cases

Medical Degree

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY


  • Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Dr. Cepela is available to see patients at the following locations:

Anchorage Clinic & Physical Therapy

4100 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK 99508
Main Clinic: Suite 220
Physical Therapy: Suite 108

Physical Therapy

Eagle River Clinic & Physical Therapy

17025 Snowmobile Lane
Suite 102
Eagle River, AK 99577

Physical Therapy

Wasilla Clinic

3505 E. Meridian Park Loop
Suite 101
Wasilla, AK 99654