University of Wisconsin–Madison

Daniel Resnick


Professor, Vice-Chair

Daniel K. Resnick, MD, is Professor, Vice Chairman, and Residency Program Director of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his undergraduate education at Princeton University, followed by medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and residency training at the University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Resnick is an internationally known spinal surgeon and has particular expertise in minimally-incisional surgery, spinal tumors and degenerative disorders of the spine.  His research focuses on improving the quality of spinal surgery and he is particularly interested in tracking and improving patient outcomes. He is Past President of the Neurosurgical Spine Section, Past President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and Past President of the North American Spine Society.  He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications, another two hundred or so invited publications, and has presented approximately 600 scientific presentations.  He is currently a Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification: Neurological Surgery
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1991
Internship: Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center