Dr. Mark J. Dannenbaum is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with expertise in vascular and endovascular surgery. He specializes in cerebrovascular and neuroendovascular surgery, retinoblastoma, skull base neurosurgery and cerebrovascular open micro-neurosurgery.
Dr. Dannenbaum received his medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and completed his neurosurgery residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. After receiving his neurosurgery fellowship training at Harvard Medical School, he completed a second fellowship in vascular and endovascular neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Prior to joining Mischer Neuroscience Associates, Dr. Dannenbaum served as a clinical instructor and senior associate for the department of Neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine. He has presented research at several national conferences, and among the journals in which his work has been published are the Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery.
Dr. Dannenbaum is committed to providing exceptional clinical care in order to ensure the highest quality outcomes for his patients, specializing in the treatment of the following:
- Acoustic neuroma
- Carotid artery/vertebral artery dissection
- Carotid artery stenosis or occlusion
- Cerebral aneurysms
- Cerebral vasospasm
- Cranial and dural arteriovenous fistulae
- Brain AVMs
- Brainstem and cerebral cavernous malformation
- Intracranial occlusive diseases
- Ischemic strokes
- Moyamoya disease
- Skull base meningioma
- Subarachnoid hemorrhages
Throughout the evaluation and treatment process, referring physicians are kept informed about patient progress, and the clinic team encourages continued communication about each referred patient.
Dr. Mark Dannenbaum In the News
Infant's rare aneurism gives surgeons unusual challenge
It was a mother's worst nightmare: On March 23, Huyen Pham put her healthy 4-month-old baby, Donovan Tran, down for his nap. He'd been throwing up, but after all, he'd just started on solid food, and she reasoned that maybe that was hard on him.
An hour later, when she checked on him, he was limp as a ragdoll, pale and unresponsive. "I thought he was dying," she says.
Videos of Dr. Dannenbaum
Retinoblastoma Awareness – Dr. Amy Scheffler and Dr. Mark Dannenbaum stop by the set of Great Day Houston to discuss a rare form of eye cancer, retinoblastoma.
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