Congratulations to Dr. Dante Vacca who has been recognized as a “spine surgeon leader to know” in the latest Becker’s Spine Review article. For almost 30 years at Sierra Neurosurgery Group, Dr. Vacca’s compassion and surgical talents has made a difference in the lives of many patients in our community. We are privileged to work alongside such a humble and devoted neurosurgeon. He is without a doubt, a spine surgeon leader to know!



vacca-headshotDante F. Vacca, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon at Sierra Neurosurgery Group in Reno, Nev.

Dr. Vacca received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno and completed his neurosurgical residency at Detroit-based Henry Ford Hospital. His clinical interests include cerebral aneurysms, brain tumors and spine surgery.

He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American Medical Association, among other professional organizations. Dr. Vacca is the only area neurosurgeon to perform motor mapping, a procedure performed during brain tumor surgery to minimize the risk of paralysis.