Recent News

Irvine school nurses, staff learn Stop the Bleed techniques to respond in mass-casualty situation

Irvine school nurses and athletic trainers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, learned simple techniques that could save lives in a shooting or other ...

Read More

Families anticipate exciting community blessing of surgical center

A community is as strong as its hospital, and with recent investments into Covenant Health Plainview, it’s evident that to our friends ...

Read More

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say. In ...

Read More

About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Michael Danto, MD

Specialty
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 634-4567
Fax
(714) 634-4569
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone
(714) 634-4567
Fax
(714) 634-4569

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Education & Training
    • College
      UC San Diego - 1988
    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School of Medicine - 1997
    • Internship
      Transistional Santa Clara Valley Med Center - 1998
    • Residency
      Standford University - 2001
    Areas of Interest
    Spine Care
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Danto is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic conditions. His clinical practice is devoted to non-surgical management of spinal conditions and other orthopaedic problems. As part of non-surgical management of spinal conditions, he performs over 750 epidural injections per year. He also does electrodiagnostic testing (EMG).
    Dr. Danto is an attending physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, CA and has staff privileges at Main Street Surgical Center where he performs epidural injections.
    Dr. Danto completed residency training at Stanford University Medical Center in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Before attending medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he managed the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Laboratory for the University of California, Irvine at the Long Beach VA Medical Center. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla.
    He is actively involved in continuing medical education and was the first speaker in the University of California at Irvine’s Pain Management Symposium on October 4, 2003. He speaks to promote community awareness to primary care physicians about new concept in management of low back pain. He has lectured at numerous national and international conferences and published numerous articles in orthopaedic literature.
    Dr. Danto is a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a fellow member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as being an active member of the International Spinal Injection Society and Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation.