Dr. Daniel Laich, DO

Neurosurgeon at Chicago Brain & Spine Institute at Swedish Covenant Hospital

Meet Dr. Daniel Laich, DO

Dr. Laich is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Chicago Brain & Spine Institute.

He offers a wide range of advanced, non-surgical and surgical treatments, effectively caring for painful back and neck conditions.

Dr. Laich at a Glance

  • Dr. Laich values the patient experience; he is known for providing compassionate and personalized care.
  • Committed to staying at the forefront of innovation and minimally invasive techniques, he was the first American surgeon to be trained to perform TESSYS (transforaminal endoscopic surgical system), which is a minimally invasive procedure that treats herniated discs.

If you need quality spine care, discuss your options with Dr. Laich.

Dr. T. Laich is a member of Chicago Brain & Spine Institute.

Directions to our primary location in Chicago, IL

How Dr. Daniel Laich, DO Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Fellowship, Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical Degree, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL


  • Acute Pain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Head Injuries
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bracing
  • Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion (DLIF)
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Dynamic Lumbar Stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Technique

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Daniel Laich, DO

"I can’t thank Dr. Laich enough. He gave me my life back. I’m able to finally pursue the things I’ve always wanted to."

— Christine

“As soon as I woke up, the pain was gone. I had excellent care all the way through the whole experience, and my back is getting better every day."

— David

“I am a different person now because of the surgery and what Dr. Laich said to me.”

— Julie

"Now that I’m pain free and mobile, I’m able to enjoy a much improved quality of life, and hope to soon take classes to become a nurse practitioner and return to work."

— Michael

"Dr. Laich is a very good doctor, and I’m the proof. I’m 65 years old and I recovered in less than a month."

— Christina

“Five hours after surgery, I walked out of the hospital without any pain. Within 48 hours I was back to work, and I work on my feet. I wore a back brace for a week—more or less just to remind myself that I had had back surgery and I shouldn’t overdo it.”

— Joseph

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Accolades for Dr. Daniel Laich, DO

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

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