FACES of Orange County 2021

Face of Spine Neurological Surgery – Daniel S. Yanni MD, FAANS

The Face of Spine Neurological Surgery

Dr. Daniel S. Yanni is a board certified and spine fellowship trained neurosurgeon and is also one of the few surgeons in the country who specializes in Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery. Rated number one by his peers and patients alike, Dr. Yanni continues to research and develop new innovative approaches to surgical problems at his Disc Comfort, Inc. practice in Newport Beach.

β€œWe bring the wealth of knowledge from the University academic days and marry it to a private practice concierge style model that provides the highest caliber of personalized care,” he says.

Dr. Yanni was a teenager in a high school anatomy class when he decided to become a neurosurgeon. He graduated summa cum laude from UCLA in Neuroscience. His passion for Neurological Surgery grew further while in medical school at the University of California, San Diego.

β€œI was impressed by the anatomy and wiring in the brain and spineβ€”how electrical signals are translated into motion, sensation, memories and speech,” says Yanni.

Ever focused on innovation, Dr. Yanni performs spine surgery through key-hole sized incisions, a minimally invasive procedure that allows patients to be released within hours or days and return to work within weeks. In addition, Dr. Yanni also performs traditional open surgery for complex, deformity, and revision cases.

β€œAny patient suffering from neck pain, back pain or difficulty walking – this is what we are here for.”



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1501 Superior Avenue, Suite 214, Newport Beach


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