Ilan J. Danan, MD, M.Sc is a Sports Neurologist and Pain Management physician
specialized in the treatment of spine and musculoskeletal pain using minimally
invasive techniques as well as the neurological complications of sports-related injury.
Dr. Danan is a consulting Team Physician to the Los Angeles Rams, Galaxy,
Lakers, Dodgers, Kings, Sparks, KISS, Anaheim Ducks, and several southern
California collegiate, and high school programs. Dr. Danan has also been
a consultant for a variety of other professional athletic events including
the 2016 National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl
and the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, held here in Los Angeles.
Dr. Danan began his studies at Rutgers University – The State University
of New Jersey. From there, he went on to obtain his Master of Science
degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey before
attending medical school at St. George’s University. He completed
his Neurology residency at New York Medical College, where he served as
Chief Resident during his final year of training. Dr. Danan went on to
train at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic as the Sports Neurology Fellow
in 2015. He is a board certified Neurologist by the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Danan is an active researcher who has written, published, and presented
in several recent conferences including the American Academy of Neurology
and the AAN Sports Concussion Conference. In the Fall of 2016, Dr. Danan
will be presenting his research at the 5th International Consensus Conference
on Concussion in Sport in Berlin, Germany. His passion for sports and
neuroscience has led him to pursue additional clinical interests, focusing
much of his attention on the role of improving sports performance and
recovery through neurocognitive training.
Dr. Danan is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, American
Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Society of Regional
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.