Daniel Denis, MD, is a highly trained neurosurgeon whose passion for pain research has led to an expertise in complex spinal surgery. His expertise lies in minimally invasive microsurgical techniques to treat a wide variety of spinal disorders and pain conditions. Dr. Denis utilizes the latest minimally invasive techniques to decompress the neural structures and to correct spinal deformities caused by traumatic injury, degeneration, infection or tumors. He specializes in restoration of spinal alignment through surgical and non-surgical treatments. He utilizes robotic and navigation technologies to offer the best surgical outcomes for his patients. Dr. Denis puts an emphasis on educating his patients on their conditions and engaging them in the decision-making process. Dr. Denis, a native of Montreal, Canada, earned his medical degree from University of Sherbrooke, completed his neurosurgical residency at University of Montreal and achieved his fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery at University of California in Los Angeles before joining Ochsner Health System.
Areas of Expertise Spinal Disorders: Micro-decompression through tubular approaches, Artificial disk, Minimally invasive approaches for anterior and oblique lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF, OLIF), Minimally invasive placement of segmental instrumentation to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, Sacro-iliac dysfunction and fusion, Scoliosis/kyphosis, Sagittal plane imbalance, CRPS, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Syringomyelia, Spinal cord tumors.
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Royal College Board Certificate
Universite de' Sherbrooke
Field of Study: Neurosurgery
University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Field of Study: Spine Neurosurgery