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Michael Danto, MD
Practice accepting new patients.

Michael Danto, MD

(714) 634-4567
Primary Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • Providence
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Additional Languages Spoken
    English

Primary Office

Address:
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Phone:
(714) 634-4567
Fax:
(714) 634-4569
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address:
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone:
(714) 634-4567
Fax:
(714) 634-4569

Physician Bio

Dr. Danto is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing 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 is an attending physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, CA and has staff privileges at Main Street Surgical Center where he performs epidural injections.
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.

Education

  • College:
    UC San Diego - 1988
  • Medical School:
    Wayne State University School of Medicine - 1997
  • Internship:
    Transistional Santa Clara Valley Med Center - 1998
  • Residency:
    Standford University - 2001

Areas of Interest

Spine Care

Health Insurance Accepted (Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.)

  • MCA - MEDICARE ASSIGNMENT
  • MED - MEDICARE/MEDICAID
  • PPO - AETNA
  • PPO - AFFILIATED HEALTH FUNDS
  • PPO - BEECH STREET
  • PPO - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
  • PPO - CIGNA
  • PPO - CORVEL
  • PPO - FIRST HEALTH
  • PPO - HEALTH NET
  • PPO - HUMANA CHOICE CARE
  • PPO - ORANGE COUNTY FOUNDATION
  • PPO - PACIFICARE
  • PPO - UNITED HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
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