Dan was born in Chagrin Falls, OH, outside of Cleveland. He received his BA in biology and economics from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. After working for two years in Washington DC, for the FDIC, he returned to Cleveland where he graduated medical school from Case Western Reserve University. Dan enjoys competitive swimming and running and has participated in several triathlons. In his spare time, he likes to travel, exercise, explore Winston and follow every Cleveland professional sports team. Dan lives in Winston Salem with his wife, Maggie, who is an upcoming third-year pediatrics resident.