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Daniel Fassett, MD

Spine Surgeon

† Member of Rothman Orthopaedics

Dr. Fassett is a board-certified orthopaedic neurosurgeon that specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders including degenerative conditions, spinal tumors, and spinal deformity. Dr. Fassett completed neurosurgical residency training at the University of Utah in 2006. After residency, Dr. Fassett gained further experience in spinal trauma at the internationally recognized trauma center, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik, in Murnau, Germany and completed a combined orthopaedic and neurosurgery spine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

After training, Dr. Fassett worked for fifteen years at the University of Illinois College of Medicine where he served as Department Head, Director of Spinal Surgery, and Fellowship Director for Spinal Surgery. He has trained 15 fellows in spinal surgery including international fellows from India, Brazil, and Syria. Dr. Fassett has published over 50 articles in professional journals, written countless book chapters, and has given numerous international presentations on spinal surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Fassett enjoys watersports, fishing, and the general outdoors.

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M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

Internship, General Surgery, University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

Residency, Neurosurgery, University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

Fellowship, Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spine, Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

*Next-day appointment availability is subject to change. Appointments are scheduled for the earliest possible availability. Although our team may accept calls after business hours, evening and weekend appointments are not currently available.