Dr. Daniel Refai, MD

Dr. Daniel Refai, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Daniel Refai, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

59 Executive Park South NE Ste 3000

Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact Information

(404) 778-3350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Refai "Personalized care for complex spine problems"

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Cleveland Clin Spine Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Refai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Refai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Refai

4.8

Based on 181 reviews

5 Stars
93.37016574585635%
(169)
4 Stars
1.6574585635359116%
(3)
3 Stars
0.5524861878453039%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
4.419889502762431%
(8)

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Dr. Refai and his staff are amazing. I drive over 3 hours to see him and it is worth every second. He is very informative and honest. I highly recommend him.
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Christy Johnson in SC – Sep 21, 2018
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Dr. Refai saved my husbands life. He was admitted to several hospitals. Had many MRI and X-ray from other hospitals. No one caught the seriousness of his spinal injury. He was sent home from 2 different hospitals with no answer. Pain was so severe we knew something was wrong. Not one doctor was of...Read More
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Randy Jones in Griffin, GA – Sep 21, 2018
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Dr. Refai is Fantastic. Not only is he a Great surgeon but he explains things so you can easily understand them and he spends an amble amount of time with you during all your visits. Thank You!
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William Luke in Atlanta, GA – Sep 13, 2018
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I would recommend Dr. Refai for Spine Surgery. I am three weeks post op and much further along in my recovery than expected. I am also nearly pain free!
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Spine Patient in Atlanta – Aug 30, 2018
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Dr. Refai treated me for a synovial cyst, stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis. He worked with me, postponing the surgery several times, to make sure I was in the best of health prior to proceeding with the surgery. The surgery itself was complicated in that he had to remove the cyst and...Read More
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Pat Harrington – Aug 20, 2018
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