Daniel A. Clearfield, D.O., M.S., C.A.Q.S.M.

Clearfield 147x218 Daniel A. Clearfield, D.O., M.S., C.A.Q.S.M.
  • Board Certified: Family Medicine & Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine 2010
  • Board Certified: Primary Care Sports Medicine 2011
  • Passions & Specialties: osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in sports medicine, prolotherapy and other regenerative injection therapies (RIT), MSK-US, concussion management, and teaching/mentoring students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Clearfield is a 2nd generation Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) who grew up in Arlington, Texas.  He graduated from James Martin High School and was an all-state wrestler and Captain of the wrestling team.  He then attended the University of Texas at Austin earning a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, graduating Cum Laude with Honors.  After college he attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) where he earned his D.O. degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) as well as his Master of Science in Clinical Research and Education in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  He completed an Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where he served as Chief Resident.  He completed a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in OMM at TCOM and a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship with Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey.

Dr. Clearfield joined MaxHealth as a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician and concussion specialist.  He is also an Adjunct Professor at UNTHSC-TCOM and he additionally serves as teaching faculty for the Department of OMM at TCOM and the Plaza Medical Center Family Medicine Residency.  Dr. Clearfield has training in diagnostic musculoskeletal/sports ultrasound (MSK-US) and ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma therapy, prolotherapy, percutaneous needle tenotomy (PNT), nerve hydrodissection, orthotics, casting/splinting, joint and soft tissue injections and aspirations, concussion management utilizing ImPACT and SCAT-3 testing modalities, ECG interpretation in athletes, osteopathic manipulative medicine, auricular hematoma management, cardiac exercise stress testing, office spirometry and pulmonary function testing, and other procedures germane to outpatient family and sports medicine.  He has experience working with all levels of athletes including NCAA Divisions I, II & III, Olympian, NFL, NHL, USA Wrestling, USA Judo, USA Volleyball, US Amateur Boxing, MMA and WWE.  Additionally he serves as an official team physician for USA Wrestling and USA Judo.

From 2013-16 Dr. Clearfield has been named as a Top Doc in Sports Medicine for Fort Worth, Texas.  In 2015 he received the American Osteopathic Foundation’s (AOF) James M. Lally Emerging Leader Award for the osteopathic profession, and he was elected to the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) Board of Directors.  In 2014 he was named the Outstanding Faculty Advisor for a Student Organization at UNTHSC.  In 2010 he was recognized as one of the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Outstanding Residents of the Year.  In 2009 he was the recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award.  While a medical student Dr. Clearfield earned such awards as the 2006 AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award and was TCOM Student D.O. of the Year in 2007.

Dr. Clearfield enjoys spending time with his daughter Hannah and his two dogs.  In his spare time he enjoys outdoor activities and he has participated in multiple endurance and obstacle-based races and competitions.