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Dr. Daniel Hanson, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Hanson

Dr. Daniel Hanson, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Hugo, MN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1998 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery, and more.


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(612) 670-4971

Dr. Hanson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Medica
MultiPlan
PreferredOne
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Hanson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Neck Muscle Strain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Hanson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

My goal is to find the simplest way to give you better quality of life and a quicker recovery.  I have found that procedures such as cervical disk replacement, endoscopic spine surgery, and non-fusion techniques often provide better outcomes wit...

Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Spine Surgery Psc
Residency Hospital
2004
Indiana Spine Group
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Spine Surg Psc
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Indiana University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1998
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1987
University Of Mn
Undergraduate School
2004
2004
2003
1998
1987

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Dr. Hanson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hanson

4.4

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(4)

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Surgery day micro discetomy no pain after surgery actually ran a few errand with my wife after. Pain scale was an 8 prior to procedure. No pain meds needed after surgery amazing. Day 2 Doc called this morning to check up and answer questions no pain and had the best night sleep since injury. I had...Read More
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My experience with Dr Hanson has been exemplary. He genuinely cares how I am progressing since my surgery about 3 weeks ago. If I have a question about anything he promptly replies to address the issue. Dr Hanson also has a very professional team backing him up, Melina and Jackie. These two are...Read More
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Dr. Hanson recommended Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion of C7-T1.. Dr. Hanson has been extremely responsive and reached out to me the night before surgery to let me know he was available if I had any questions. He also called me the day after surgery answering any questions had at that time....Read More
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I suffered for over 4 months with lower back pain, left leg pain. Seen a Chiropractor with no relief. Dr. Hanson is awesome! His staff is amazing! I had L5/L4 Endoscopic Surgery yesterday and today I feel good, just a little stiff but I have NO BACK PAIN!!! Thank You so much Dr. Hanson
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Locations

Minnesota Spine Institute

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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