Meet-a-Dad: Dr. Daniel Hennessy | North Morris Moms

This week’s Meet-a-Dad feature is Dr. Daniel Hennessy the Owner and Founder of Denville Foot and Ankle. Read our interview with his wife Jenna about this amazing Father of three and get to know our local doctors a little more personally! 

How many children does he have and what are their age(s)? 

We have a 6 year girl, Reese, and two boys-Raymond (3) and Zachary (10 months).

Where is he from originally and how long has he lived in Morris County? 

Daniel is originally from Knoxville, TN. He has lived in Morris County since 2011 (about 10 years). 

Favorite things to do with his children around town? 

Daniel enjoys playing golf and being out on the lake. He coaches his daughter’s t-ball team. On the weekends, he loves grabbing a sandwich with his family from Sergio’s Deli. 

What’s one thing people would be surprised to know about him? 

When Daniel isn’t in the office during the week, you can find him educating the residents/students who are pursuing their career in podiatric surgery and medicine at Morristown Medical Center. He is presently the Associate Program Director of the Podiatric Surgery and Medicine Residency at Atlantic Health System. Additionally, Daniel serves as the Vice Chairman for the Department of Podiatry at Morristown Medical Center. 

Any special moments, or events he has helped you or someone through? 

Most recently, he helped me get through the birth of our 3rd child during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a blessing having him by my side given the circumstances. 

Is he involved in a business venture, a local organization, a creative endeavor, or in the corporate world? Please share!

Daniel is the proud founder and owner of Denville Foot and Ankle. They provide foot and ankle care for the whole family! Additionally, as mentioned he is the coach of a local rookie baseball team, as well as their team sponsor. 

How has this community been instrumental in getting him to where you are now?

This community has been very welcoming and he is proud to call Morris County his home. Having the opportunity to donate to various local businesses and charities has driven his success. 

Any funny, crazy, exciting, Dad moments to share? 

College football season can be pretty intense in our house. Daniel, an Auburn University alumni, never misses a football game with our 3 children who are his lucky charms, dressing them up in team colors (orange and blue) to root for the Auburn Tigers. He has trained our 6 and 3 year old “cheerleaders” to sing the fight song every time the Auburn Tigers score. War Eagle! 

Any future endeavours to look forward to? 

Daniel’s business Denville Foot and Ankle is expanding! He has also recently hired an associate, Dr. Jade Richard, who is expecting her first child any day and is a Denville resident! 

Ways to connect to Dr.Hennessy: 

(973) 895-3288

3155 State Route 10 East, Suite 215, Denville, NJ 0783


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