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Dr. Daniel Kelly, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Kelly

Dr. Daniel Kelly, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Kelly's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly treats Meningiomas more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kelly performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Cranial Trauma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly treats Cranial Trauma more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kelly treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kelly's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Cushing's Disease
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Prolactinoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rathke's Cleft Cyst
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

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 surger...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
George Washington University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
St. Vincents Hospital-Manhattan
Internship Hospital
1986
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
Claremont McKenna College
Undergraduate School
1993
1987
1986
1982

Awards

Dr. Kelly's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kelly

4.9

Based on 47 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.25531914893617%
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1 Star
0%
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I was diagnosed with non secreting pituitary adenoma which affected my vision and Dr. Dan Kelly was highly recommended by my endocrinologist and primary physician. On our first visit, I was impressed by how he listened to our concerns and the empathy he showed us. Despite of his accolades and...Read More
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I WISH ICOULD GIVE DR DAVID KELLY 10 stars!... I am a recently retired nurse. I had seen FOUR specialists regarding a cyst on my pituitary gland. I had vision loss, daily debilitating headaches but, the gland is functioning perfectly. All my specialists decided to refer me out of area to a...Read More
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I recently had my pituitary tumor removed by Dr. Kelly and Dr. Griffiths. I thought they did an excellent job with the surgery. I would highly recommend these two doctors and the Pacific Neuroscience Institute to anyone needing pituitary surgery.
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I did not have a good experience in my apt with Dr Kelly. He & Dr Cohan do not "believe" in cyclical Cushing’s. I have heard good things about Dr Kelly from other patients and clearly he is a good surgeon. I think the Dr Duo are a good pair for a patient who is suffering from florid Cushing's who...Read More
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Dr Kelly is a highly skilled and caring professional. I met with top surgeons in London and the US to find the best surgeon/approach to remove a tumour threatening my vision. With an advanced technical approach the tumour was removed through an incision in my eyebrow. Compared to a classic...Read More
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