Dr. Daniel Refai, MD

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Dr. Daniel Refai, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Emory Orthopaedics/Spine Center 59 Executive Park South NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 Get Directions
(404) 778-3350

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Dr. Refai specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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    in Lake Sinclair, Ga. |
    My brother, Robert Lee, has Parkinson's disease. He could not walk for 18 months. We thought it was the Parkinson's disease until Dr. Refai diagnosed him with vertebra in his neck was pressing on his spinal column. Dr. Refai did surgery and my brother is now walking. How wonderful to see him out of that wheel chair. Thank you Dr. Refai and your staff for giving my brother back his freedom.
    in Union City, GA |
    Dr. Daniel Refai is the very BEST!!! I have suffered with severe spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis and significant degenerative disc disease for over twelve years. Dr. Refai is a very straight forward, caring, professional and skillful surgeon who is very concerned for his patients. I am so very grateful that Dr. Refai was my surgeon. I am no longer living with severe pain. The recovery is far surpassing everything I was hoping for. I highly recommend Dr. Refai. He's the best!!!
    in Stockbridge, GA |
    I had lower back pain for 10 years. After I saw Dr. Refai, I felt like he was the right person for the job of fixing my problems. I am so happy with the results of that surgery. No back pain. He and his staff treated me like I wanted to be treated. They were very positive and respectful of me during the entire process. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Refai to anyone who in need of help with their spine problems. My golf game is back to what it was 10 years ago.
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    in Savannah, Georgia |
    After 13 mos of chronic pain after a fusion that cause head to tilt, and being told by Dr that he didn't see why I should be have the intense pain I experiencing, Dr Refai was able to assess my problem as Cervical Kyphosis with neck pain, he recommend sugrey, after telling about symptoms I was feeling, I had surgery and he was able to lift neck back up a level which helped with chronic pain, Dr Refai was a God sent, Shawnee and the entire staff are beautiful personalities, again we appreciate yo
    in Gainesville, FL |
    I recommend Dr. Refai highly. I was in terrible pain for years with spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis. Now I am walking two miles and going to exercise classes. I only needed pain pills for three days after I got home from the hospital. I was mostly sitting in my recliner before the surgery. Yes, I have bars & screws and it is so worth it.
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Aneurysm
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Ear Disorders
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Epilepsy
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • 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 Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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      Sanctions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 2001

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
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