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Neurosurgery | Male

Michigan Head & Spine Institute 3555 W 13 Mile Rd # N220 Royal Oak, MI 48073 Get Directions

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Dr. Daniel Michael is the Chief of Neurotrauma and Critical Care at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak. He specializes in the surgical treatment of injuries to the brain and spine. Many of his patients come as the result of a head trauma from an auto or motor cycle accident while he is on-call in the Emergency Department. He is also the author of medical articles and books on the treatment of brain and spine injury. As a Ph.D., his focus of study was anatomy and cell biology. Dr. Daniel is actively involved in prevention of sports and auto related concussions and began a concussion clinic at Beaumont Hospital. Alzheimer's disease is his current research focus with the focus on treatment of the disease. Learn more about this research by visiting his profile page on MHSI.us He also holds these certifications: Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery Former Trauma Life Support Instructor American Board of Neurological Surgeons Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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Dr. Michael Says:

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation. Thank you for your feedback.

Dr. Michael's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
If you want a Dr who cares,who gets you an appt in a timely manner ( less than 6 months), who calls back with your concerns within a week, then this doctor is NOT for you. Gross negligence for existing patients including apathy after a surgery are just a few things encountered. I would rate him and his office a zero . Office visits appear to be a way to gain money and office copays while continuing to practice neglect and incompetence. Therefore I will not be back.
We are disappointed to learn you had a poor experience and would like to speak with you. Since we don't know who you are, please call 877-784-3667, and ask to speak with the manager.
Reno, NV |
Dr. Michael performed my lower back surgery for spinal stenosis late 2016. The results was total success and I recovered much quicker than I expected. After years of limited mobility and back problems, I'm totally without back and muscle pain. I've regained my posture and active lifestyle. I credit this entirely to the knowledge and skill of Dr. Michael. During the whole process he offered accurate assessments on the surgery results . For backs, there is no better doctor!
in Detroit, MI |
Dr. Michaels' is the best Neurosurgeon! He removed a meningioma from my left frontal lobe on Valentine's Day in 2015. Through the grace of God, he was able to remove my tumor by entering my left eyebrow & reconstruct my eyebrow to match my right brow leaving very little scarring. Today I am still recovering & feeling thankful that I am blessed to be here to recover. Thank you God for blessing Dr. Micheals' and all of the healthcare professionals that provide my medical care.
in Rochester Hills MI |
Outstanding physician with great communication skills. A++++++
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Dr. Daniel Michael is the Chief of Neurotrauma and Critical Care at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak. He specializes in the surgical treatment of injuries to the brain and spine.  Many of his patients come as the result of a head trauma from an auto or motor cycle accident while he is on-call in the Emergency Department.

He is also the author of medical articles and books on the treatment of brain and spine injury.  As a Ph.D., his focus of study was anatomy and cell biology.

Dr. Daniel is actively involved in prevention of sports and auto related concussions and began a concussion clinic at Beaumont Hospital. 

Alzheimer's disease is his current research focus with the focus on treatment of the disease. Learn more about this research by visiting his profile page on MHSI.us

He also holds these certifications:

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery Former Trauma Life Support Instructor American Board of Neurological Surgeons Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Dr. Michael says...

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation. Thank you for your feedback.

Dr. Michael's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    St John Hospital And Med Center

    Completed in 1981

    Wayne St Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Other Education
    Wayne S

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization