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 include
vascular disorders and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Nehls is a Clinical Full Professor at the University of Washington.
Specialties and Education
Specialties: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery , Neurosurgery , Spine Surgery
Certification: Neurological Surgery
Fellowships: University of Glasgow, Scotland
Residencies: Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix Az
Medical Schools: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL