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Advanced Pain Care is pleased to offer neurosurgical services for pain relief. Our Board Certified neurosurgeons bring extensive clinical and research experience to our team of expert pain care physicians and provides our patients with the highest quality of care.


Working in association with Advanced Pain Care, our neurosurgeons implant spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pain pumps and peripheral nerve stimulators, minimally invasive spinal decompressions and discectomies.

Spinal Disorders

Here are some common spinal disorders treated by our neurosurgeons at Advanced Pain Care:

To ensure you have the best level of care possible, Dr. Peterson works with neurologists, physical therapist, physiatrists, and pain management physicians.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

They have performed a large number of peripheral nerve entrapment surgeries – primarily carpal tunnel releases and ulnar nerve decompressions/transpositions.

Spine Surgery

Our neurosurgoens bring years of training, research, and experience to provide the ideal treatment for spinal conditions. Beginning with a conservative approach, our surgeons incorporate spinal surgery when it is the best solution. In partnership with Advanced Pain Care, multiple specialties can be part of a patient-centric treatment plan. These include physical therapy, rehabilitation and pain management.

As a group, the goal of Advanced Pain Care is to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients within a culture of service and care.


Daniel Peterson, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Peterson finished his residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1994 and has been in private practice in Austin since that time. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Peterson has served as chief of staff at University Medical Center Brackenridge and is deeply involved in the quality improvement process....


Glenn E. Harper, M.D.

Glenn Harper, MD joins Advanced Pain Care as a neurosurgeon whose greatest focus is on helping people who are experiencing pain and suffering. This desire led him to an interest in spinal problems and spine surgery. Dr. Harper's approach is one of "minimum necessary" intervention with both surgical and non-surgical option for spine-related pain. He is an expert in spinal cord stimulation.

Dr. Harper is a graduate of the Baylor College...


William M. Banister, M.D.

Dr. William Banister joins Advanced Pain Care as a board-certified neurosurgeon with more than 15 years of experience and more than 5,000 surgical procedures performed. He focuses on disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves, and approaches patients with sincerity and warmth. Dr. Banister’s colleagues describe him as being a thoughtful surgeon who considers each patient and all possibilities before developing a plan of action—and...