About Dr. Brian R. Hatten

Dr. Brian R. Hatten is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in total joint replacements, arthroscopic management of athletic injuries, and complex fracture management.

Dr. Hatten is a world leader in knee replacement online education and patient support. He created My Knee Guide, which provides comprehensive and interactive resources for knee arthritis patients who are considering knee replacement or who are going through knee replacement surgery. He has also designed a free iPhone app to make accessing My Knee Guide even easier.

Dr. Hatten is involved in a variety of local community medical activities. He has served as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Halifax Medical Center, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Volusia County Medical Society.

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hip: Minimally invasive anterior hip replacement, fluoroscopic guided injections
  • Knee: Arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive knee replacement
  • Shoulder: Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, total shoulder replacements
  • Elbow: Tennis elbow repair, biceps tendon repair
  • Ankle: Tendon and ligament repairs
  • Trauma: Treatment of upper and lower extremity fractures

Education and Training

Undergraduate Education

BS, Cornell University, 1995

Medical Education

MD, New York University School of Medicine, 1999


General Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1999 – 2000


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2000 – 2004


Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 2006
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 2008
Fellow Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons


Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholarship
Chairman, Ho-Nun-De-Kah Undergraduate Honor Society, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Cornell University
Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society, New York University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2006
Recertification by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016 – 2026

Professional Organizations

Volusia County Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Florida Orthopaedic Society
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

East Coast Surgery Center, Daytona Beach
Halifax Health, Daytona Beach & Port Orange
Advent Health, Daytona Beach
Twin Lakes Surgery Center, Daytona Beach


To learn more about Dr. Hatten’s innovative knee and hip procedures, click on the links below:

Dr. Hatten explains knee replacement video

Dr. Hatten explains anterior hip replacement

MD News article featuring Dr. Hatten on hip replacement surgery

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Care Team

Daniel Scott Winecoff APRN Daniel Scott Winecoff, APRN
Daniel Scott Winecoff, APRNAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
Linda Campbell Linda Campbell, NRCMA
Linda Campbell, NRCMACare Coordinator
Patra Flournoy Medical Assistant Patra Flournoy
Patra FlournoyLead Medical Assistant