Dr. Daniel Yanni, MD

Dr. Daniel Yanni, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(38)
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Dr. Daniel Yanni, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from UCSD Sch Med in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

351 Hospital Rd Ste 218

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • UCLA Westwood
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • UCSD Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Cedars-Sinai MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Rutgers Med Sch-UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Rutgers Med Sch-UMDNJ
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yanni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yanni's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yanni to family and friends
4.3
based on 38 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Yanni's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

I had chronic lower back pain and had searched for a solution for years. Dr. Yanni has been my “miracle worker”. He is thourough in his explanation of options and wants to find the best solution for his patients. My surgical outcome was nothing short of phenomenal! I recommend Dr Yanni without...more
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I saw Dr. Yanni for a second opinion on a c-spine surgery I am having. I found Dr. Yanni extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the surgeries he does. He was very patient and clearly answered all of my questions. He gave me his opinion on what his approach to my surgery would be. He didn’t...more
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Dr Yanni is a life saver! I would not be able to walk and take care of myself if I didn’t go to him. He did an extensive revision on me even though I have EDS! I am forever grateful to him for not being scared off!
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Not sure about the doctor, but my wife had to wait about 2 hours and had to pay copay for nothing.
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I was referred to Dr. Yanni about a year ago when pain management could no longer control my chronic spondylolysis lower back pain. The doctor reviewed my records and history to ensure all treatment options had been exhausted. The doctor discussed surgical options and suggested getting second...more
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