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Daniel Nehls, MD, FACS

Daniel G. Nehls, MD, FACS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has been treating patients in Tacoma with disorders of the brain, spine and spinal cord since 1993. Dr. Nehls has special expertise in disorders of the cervical spine (neck). In 2007, he was the first surgeon in the region to implant the Prestige artificial cervical disc, and he teaches other surgeons how to use the Prodisc-C artificial disc. Dr. Nehls also treats lumbar disorders (low back), and favors a minimally invasive approach whenever possible.

Dr. Nehls has extensive experience treating brain and pituitary tumors. His other interests includevascular disorders and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Nehls is a Clinical Full Professor at the University of Washington.

Specialties:Neurological Surgery
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Year Began Practice:1980
Interests: • Artificial Disc
• Back Disorders
• Back Surgery
• Brain Cancer
• Brain Surgery
• Brain Tumors
• Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
• Cervical Disc Herniations
• Cervical Spine
• Complex Spine Instrumentation
• Disc Replacement
• Gamma Knife
• Herniated Disc
• Lumbar Spinal Disorders
• Lumbar Stenosis
• Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Neck Disorders
• Neck Pain
• Neurosurgery
• Pituitary Diseases
• Radiosurgery
• Spinal Cancer
• Spinal Cord Tumors
• Spinal Deformities
• Spinal Fusions
• Spinal Stenosis
• Spine Fractures
• Spine Pain
• Spine Surgery
• Spondylolysis
• Stereotactic Radiosurgery
• Trigeminal Neuralgia
• Vascular Conditions
Gender:Male
Medical School:Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Residencies:Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix Az
Fellowships:University of Glasgow, Scotland


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