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Dr. Daniel Peterson, Neurosurgeon

Dr. Daniel Peterson finished his residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1994 and has been in private practice in Austin since that time. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Peterson is deeply involved in the quality improvement process and has an active role in neurological clinical research. He has broad interests in neurosurgery including brain tumors, aneurysms, pituitary surgery, and degenerative disorders of the spine. He has recently completed an IDE Study with an artificial cervical disc. Dr. Peterson is also trained in spinal cord stimulation and is one of the leading surgeons in this growing field; having implanted more spinal cord stimulators than any other doctor in Central Texas.

In his service to the medical community, he served as Chief of Staff for the predecessor of Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, The University Medical Center Brackenridge. Dr. Peterson has also served as Clinical Assistant Professor at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. He currently holds the title of Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. His professional affiliations include the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Daniel Peterson completed medical school at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his internship and residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Professional Designations

Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Chief of Staff, University Medical Center Brackenridge, 2005-2006

Principal Investigator, LDR Spine Mobi-C cervical arthroplasty, 2007-2014

Professional Societies

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

The Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons

North American Spine Society

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Texas Medical Association

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Travis County Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations
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