Daniel Cavalcante, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, Fundacao Tecnico-Educacional Souza Marques - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007)
Residency:
  • Hospital Adventista Silvestre, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Neurosurgery (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Swedish Medical Center/Cherry Hill Program, Neurological Surgery (2016)
  • University of Colorado, Neurological Surgery (2017)
  • University of Colorado, Neurosurgery (2021)
Languages: English, Portuguese
Department: Neurosurgery

Professional Titles

  • Neurosurgery

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2021)
    School of Medicine, Neurosurgery

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital
1750 E. Ken Pratt Boulevard
Longmont, CO 80504
720-718-7000

CU Orthopedics - Longmont
1925 W Mountain View Ave
3rd floor
Longmont, CO 80501
720-718-8288

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital

Specialty Information

Conditions & Treatments
  • Spine
  • Spine - Cervical disc herniation
  • Spine - Cervical Myelopathy
  • Spine - Cervical spinal stenosis
  • Spine - Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Spine - Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Spine - Lumbar disc herniation
  • Spine - Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Spine - Myelopathy
  • Spine - Radiculopathy
  • Spine - Sacroiliac Joint
  • Spine - Sciatica
  • Spine - Scoliosis
  • Spine - Slipped Disc
  • Spine - Spinal tumors
  • Spine - Spondylolisthesis
  • Spine - Spondylolysis
Clinical Interests
My many clinical interests include General Neurosurgery, Brain and Spine Tumors and Abscesses, Chiari Malformation, Hydrocephalus, Pituitary Disorders, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Traumatic and Acquired Brain and Spine injuries, Degenerative Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Diseases and Conditions, Back Pain, Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I seek to hear my patients first and then educate them in all the treatment options, so we can together, make the best treatment decision for each individual person. I believe that each person is unique and that the treatment varies according to the expectations and the lifestyle of each individual.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy outdoor activities and work out at the gym. I also love dogs, I like to read and learn about the different breeds of dogs.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Fundacao Tecnico-Educacional Souza Marques - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • Hospital Adventista Silvestre, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Neurosurgery (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Swedish Medical Center/Cherry Hill Program, Neurological Surgery (2016)
  • University of Colorado, Neurological Surgery (2017)
  • University of Colorado, Neurosurgery (2021)
Languages: English, Portuguese
Department: Neurosurgery
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