A Johnson City native, Daniel graduated from Milligan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science in 2012, and then he received his doctorate in physical therapy from East Tennessee State University in 2015. He joined the staff at Appalachian Orthopedics in June 2016. His special interests include playing golf and spending time with his two dogs. He enjoys working with young athletes and general orthopedic conditions. He and his wife, Natalia, reside in Johnson City.