Daniel Denis, MD

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  • 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 and cranial disorders. 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:Artificial diskCraniocervical junctionMinimally invasive surgerySacro iliac dysfunctionScoliosis/kyphosisCRPSBrachial plexus injury painSpinal cord stimulationSyringomyeliaSpinal fusionSpine and spinal cord tumorsCranial Disorders:Chiari malformationsHydrocephalusTraumatic brain injuryBrain tumor

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