Mayo Clinic College of Graduate Medical Education
Family Medicine Residency, 2013
Touro University Nevada
Brigham Young University
B.S. Micro/Molecular Biology, 2005
Dr. Daniel Chappell was born and raised in Salt Lake City and studied microbiology at Brigham Young University. Afterward, he moved to Nevada to obtain his doctorate and served a residency at the Mayo Clinic College of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minnesota. While serving his residency, Dr. Chappell was also an instructor of Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic, teaching over twenty educational courses and activities.
Dr. Chappell enjoys the full scope of family medicine: OB/GYN, pediatrics, and adult healthcare. He loves delivering and caring for babies. Dr. Chappell’s other interests include dermatology and sports medicine. Currently, Daniel serves as the Treasurer on the Exec Committee of Utah Academy of Family Physicians and is an adjunct faculty member for the U of U Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Chappell currently lives in Farmington with his family. He enjoys farming, spending time on his boat, and the outdoors. He also speaks French and Malagasy after serving an LDS mission in Madagascar.
A handful of mumps infections have been reported in Salt Lake County. Dr. Chappell talks about the limits and efficacy of the mumps vaccine.
Dr. Chappell loved a bit of everything in medical school which is why family medicine was the perfect fit for him. In this video, he talks about patient diversity and the ‘less is more’ philosophy of medicine. Dr. Chappell also describes the joy of delivering new babies to young families.
One vendor booth at SLC Comic Con this year gave away free samples of an energy pill without any listed ingredients. Dr. Chappell delves into the ingredients in this supplement and whether they are safe for ingestion.
Is a health physical on your child’s back-to-school checklist? It should be! Dr. Chappell discusses the importance of well-child and youth physicals and how to help kids ease the jitters when visiting the doctor.