Dr. Michael I. Danto is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation. He specializes in non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic
conditions. His clinical practice is devoted to non-surgical management
of spinal conditions and other orthopaedic problems. As part of non-surgical
management of spinal conditions, he performs over 750 epidural injections
per year. He also does electrodiagnostic testing (EMG).
Dr. Danto completed residency training at Stanford University Medical Center
in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Before attending medical school
at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he managed the Orthopaedic
Biomechanics Research Laboratory for the University of California, Irvine
at the Long Beach VA Medical Center. He received a Bachelor of Science
and Master of Science in Biomechanical Engineering from the University
of California, San Diego in La Jolla.
He is actively involved in continuing medical education and was the first
speaker in the University of California at Irvine’s Pain Management
Symposium on October 4, 2003.
He speaks to promote community awareness to primary care physicians about
new concept in management of low back pain. He has lectured at numerous
national and international conferences and published numerous articles
in orthopaedic literature.
Dr. Danto is a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation, a fellow member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation as well as being an active member of the International
Spinal Injection Society and Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports,
and Occupational Rehabilitation.