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Meet Your Doctor


Daniel R. Hayford, M.D., FAAP

Dr. Daniel R. Hayford was born in Bloomington, Indiana and grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana.  He graduated from Valparaiso High School.  Dr. Hayford completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  His major coursework consisted of ecology and pre-med courses.


After four years in North Carolina, Dr. Hayford moved to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he earned his medical degree. Dr. Hayford returned to Indiana to complete pediatric residency training at the Indiana University School of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Hayford served as a primary care pediatrician at the Forest Manor Health Center on the east side of Indianapolis. 


In 2008, Dr. Hayford became President of Indianapolis Independent Pediatricians. Serving a socioeconomically and ethically diverse patient group is what Dr. Hayford finds most rewarding about being a pediatrician. Dr. Hayford resides in Indianapolis with his wife, Dr. Nadia Krupp, their two children, Lucy and Thomas, and their dog Annie.


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