Dr. Daniel Orringer received his BA in molecular and cell biology from Cornell University where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned an MD from the Ohio State University and completed his residency at the University of Michigan. After a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Orringer joined the faculty at the University of Michigan. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Orringer acts as an advisor to Fast Forward Medical Innovation, a U-M Medical School initiative dedicated to creating a rich environment for improving the care of patients through innovation. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and two children.
Areas of Interest
Dr. Orringer is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and specializes in the care of tumors of the brain and spinal cord. His primary clinical interest is the care of tumors in the regions of the brain that are essential for motor and language function. Dr. Orringer’s focus is on ensuring that his patients will enjoy the best possible quality of life after surgery. To achieve optimal results during surgery, Dr. Orringer draws on his expertise in the application of state-of-the-art imaging techniques to visualize and remove tumor, while sparing healthy tissue. Dr. Orringer is dedicated to a multi-disciplinary approach to the care of brain tumor patients, drawing on the expertise of his colleagues in the fields of neurology, neuro-oncology, neuropathology, neuroradiology and speech and language pathology.
Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health, 2004
Neurosurgery, The University of Michigan, 2011
Image-Guided Therapy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2012