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Daniel C. Lu, MD, PhD

  • Spine Surgery|
  • Neurosurgery
Spine Center | 1131 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401

About

Membership, Medical Organizations:
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerves
  • AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care
  • Society for Neuroscience

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2014

Fellowship

Neurological Surgery, Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, 2010

Residency

Neurological Surgery, UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery, 2009

Internship

Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery, 2004

Degrees

MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, 2003
PhD, University of California, San Diego-Neurosciences Graduate Program, 2001

Locations

Santa Monica

Spine Center

Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine| Spinal Cord Injury Medicine| Spine Surgery +2 more specialties

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Syringomyelia
Spine fusion
Spinal cord compression
Spinal cord tumors
Minimally invasive spine surgery
Spine injury

Videos

Profile
Meet Daniel C. Lu, MD, PhD
The Violin Surgeon
Dr. Daniel Lu Presents Erika Kort with the Courage Award at the Visionary Ball 2023
Spinal Cord Injury Research
Minimally Invasive Tubular Surgery for Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Minimally Invasive Palliative Resection of Lumbar Epidural Metastasis
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Nuances of Occipitocervical Fixation

In the News

Recognitions

  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2023, 2024