Dr. Daniel F. Kelly, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

2200 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Dr. Kelly's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Kelly's Care Philosophy

Dr. Daniel Kelly is Director of the Brain Tumor Center at Saint John?s Health Center in Santa Monica, California. He is a board certified neurosurgeon and internationally recognized in the field of minimally invasive endonasal and transcranial surgery for brain tumors, skull base tumors and pituitary adenomas. He has published extensively on surgical outcomes, patient satisfaction and complication avoidance for these disorders. The Brain Tumor Center provides comprehensive care for patients with all brain tumor types including primary brain tumors (astrocytoma, glioma, chordoma, craniopharyngioma, meningioma, schwannoma), metastatic brain tumors, and pituitary tumors (acromegaly, Cushing?s disease, prolactinoma, non-functional adenomas, Rathke?s cleft cyst). With our colleagues in Endocrinology, Oncology, Radiation-Oncology, Head & Neck Surgery, Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology, we provide a multidisciplinary treatment approach. In conjunction with the John Wayne Cancer Institute (www.jwci.org), the Brain Tumor Center also conducts fellowship training in minimally invasive neurosurgery, research in brain tumor biomarkers, quality of life assessments and clinical trials, as well as sponsors a bimonthly patient support group. The Brain Tumor Center at Saint John?s Health Center serves the Los Angeles region and beyond. Please see our website for additional information: www.brain-tumor.org.


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Prolactinoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schwannoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis

Background Check for Dr. Kelly

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

St. Vincents Hospital-Manhattan
Complete in 1987

Residency Hospital

George Washington University Hospital
Complete in 1993

Undergraduate Schools

Claremont McKenna College
Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken by Dr. Kelly & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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