Areas of Expertise

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurocritical Care

Danielle Brown, MSPAS, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant specializing in neurosurgery. She is the Senior Director of Physician Assistant Services and Inpatient services for GNI. Areas of interest include surgical first assist, neurocritical care and APP leadership and education.


Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Salus University

Bachelors of Science degree from Mercyhurst University

Other Training and Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA): 2012-Present
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Certified & Instructor
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified & Instructor
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • NIHSS Certified


  • American Academy of Neurologic Surgeons Education Committee Member
  • American Academy of Neurologic Surgeons Subcommittee APP Co-Lead
  • American Academy of Neurologic Surgeons Midlevel Conference APP Co-Lead

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Congress of Neurologic Surgeons
  • Neurocritical Care Society
  • Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants