Dr. Michael Dorsen, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 70

501 N Graham St
Portland, OR 97227
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Hospital Quality

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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 NW 22nd Ave
Portland, OR 97210
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
2801 N Gantenbein Ave
Portland, OR 97227

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  • Yes
NW Neurosurgery LLC
NW Neurosurgery LLC
501 N Graham St
Portland, OR 97227
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    Dr. Dorsen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hydrocephalus Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
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    • Brain Lesion
    • Brain Tumor
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
    • Skull Base Tumor
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Spondylosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
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    Background Check for Dr. Dorsen

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (11/7/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $400,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleged negligentcervical spine surgery resulting in hypoglossal nerve injury following by difficulty speaking and swallowing.
    • State: Oregon
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    • Voted one of the "Best Doctors in America", Central Region, 1996-1997

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Sydney, Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1969

    Internship Hospital

    Ryde District Hospital
    Complete in 1969

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Affil Hospital
    Complete in 1975

    Other Education

    United States Air Force, School Of Aerospace Medicine Flight Surgeon Training At Brooks Air Force Base
    Complete in 1971
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dorsen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Dorsen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Dorsen has admitting privileges:

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    • Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

    • Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dorsen

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.6
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    2.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dorsen to family and friends

    2.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Dorsen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Dorsen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.6 out of 5

    7 responses

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    Office Locations

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    NW Neurosurgery LLC
    501 N Graham St
    Portland, OR 97227
    (503) 528-0704 (Office)
    (503) 528-0708 (Fax)
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