Richard Daniels, MD, General Surgeon

Specialties
General Surgery
Appointment Information
Dr. Richard Daniels sees patients at Cumberland Healthcare the first and third Fridays of every month.
Education/Training
Dr. Daniels graduated from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. He earned his medical degree in 1991 from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Daniels completed a five- year residency in General Surgery at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Daniels has been a Medical Staff Officer at Sacred Heart Hospital (2004-2008) and served as the hospital’s Chief of Staff (2008-2010). He has also served on the Sacred Heart Hospital Procedural Review Board (2001- 2010).
Certification
Dr. Daniels is an active board member of the Eau Claire YMCA and the OakLeaf Medical Network. He is also currently serving on the Sacred Heart Hospital Cancer Committee as well as the Credentials Committee. Dr. Daniels is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He has also served as Trauma Director at Sacred Heart Hospital. Dr. Daniels is the honored recipient of the 2010 National Dorland Award which honors health care professionals that exemplify excellence. He was honored to be named the Sacred Heart Hospital 2012 Physician of The Year.
Special Interests
Dr. Daniels and his wife, Amelia, have four children. He is involved with the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) as a coach. He is very involved with his church and numerous other community organizations such as the Eau Claire Children’s Museum and the YMCA. Dr. Daniels and his family enjoy traveling together and he and his wife share a love for fitness, yoga and running. He has run 21 marathons to date including being a two- time Boston Marathon finisher.
More About Me
Dr. Daniels enjoys speaking to fellow colleagues, hospital staff and community groups on such topics as breast cancer detection and treatments, varicose vein treatments, cancer of the colon, colostomy care, and reflux disease. His special interests include laparoscopic procedures, cancer care and endocrine operations.