Dr. Daniel Denis, MD

Dr. Daniel Denis, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o

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Dr. Daniel Denis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.Read his story

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very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 89% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Denis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Denis "Dr. Daniel Denis is a 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."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

50  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Sherbrooke / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Sherbrooke / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Montreal
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • UQAM
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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What People Say About Dr. Daniel Denis, MD
On 3/7/2018 I scheduled an appointment with Dr Denis for 3/27/2018 at 1:30pm.And on 3/22/2018 I was informed by his office that I had to see his Physicians Assistant instead It is bad practice for Doctors to change appointments after they have been scheduled.
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Paul Guyton in Metairie La. – Mar 24, 2018
Hello Mr Guyton, I am sorry that you could not...Read More
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Dr. Denis is an excellent neurosurgeon and a very personable doctor. He has a vast knowledge of his field and explained things to me in layman's terms. I never felt rushed during my office visits. He got me through some painful times. I appreciate his kindness and putting me on the road to a pain...Read More
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Lisa Asaro in Destrehan, LA – Jan 22, 2018
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I had a car accident in 2016 that set a horrible set of events in to place. After meeting other neurosurgeons and getting nowhere, and at the peak of my pain and living on multiple painkillers, I went to see Dr. Denis. He recognized the gravity of my situation immediately and scheduled me for...Read More
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Charmanne D. in New Orleans, LA – Oct 19, 2017
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My name is Tina. Lancon, Dr. Denis & his staff express such professionalism and sincerity when dealing one on one with you. I THANK GOD daily for bringing me to his facility. Due to a failed back surgery in 2016 by an orthopedic surgeon Dr. Denis was the ONLY doctor that was willing to invest his...Read More
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Tina Lancon in New Iberia, LA – Sep 30, 2017
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Dr. Daniel Denis is a true professional. I went to him because my right hand was going numb. He explained to me I had spinal stenosis. He really made me feel comfortable and I decided on the surgery (Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion). He did not pressure me to get the surgery, but he...Read More
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Mark St Ament in Norco, Louisiana – Sep 24, 2017
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