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Dr. Daniel Kelly, MD
Neurological Surgeon
25 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daniel Kelly, Neurological Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Kelly has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Daniel Kelly, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Acromegaly
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Astrocytoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Craniopharyngioma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • CNS Tumor (Hemangioblastoma)
  • Chordoma
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Neurofibroma (Nerve Sheath Tumor)
  • Olfactory Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Pineal Gland Tumor (Pinealoma)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor (Prolactinoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kelly graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Injuries
Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Cysts)
Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
Pituitary Gland Cancer (Pituitary Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kelly has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Saint John's Health Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Daniel Kelly MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Daniel Kelly practice?
Dr. Daniel Kelly has 2 office locations.
Dr. Daniel Kelly practices Neurological Surgery and Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA.
See Santa Monica Neurological Surgeons and Santa Monica Surgeons.