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Dr. David Adler, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Adler

Dr. David Adler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(503) 796-2743

Dr. Adler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Adler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adler treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Adler treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adler treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Adler treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Broken Neck
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adler treats Broken Neck more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Adler treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Adler's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Adler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

SUNY Downstate/King Co
Residency Hospital
1995
SUNY Downstate/King Co
Fellowship Hospital
1989
SUNY
Internship Hospital
1988
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1989
1988

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

Awards

Dr. Adler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Adler

3.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
47.36842105263158%
(9)

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Dr. Adler's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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I found his staff, Sharee, to be very sweet and helpful to me. I am impressed with Dr. Adler’s concern for my spinal issues and found him to be knowledgeable in his field. He is soft spoken and has a gentle attitude towards his patients. I must agree with one patients assessment that he is...Read More
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I had a great experience with this office. Very professional and caring team. I Highly recommend Dr. Adler.
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Horrible communication and follow through. Rudest, nastiness office staff. Have no confidence in this Dr if this is how he allows his staff to treat patients.
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Dr. Adler and his staff are overworked and rude. They seem to find follow up care to be tedious and their communication is short, incomplete and unhelpful. After surgery it feels like you are at the mercy of someone with a serious God complex and there is nowhere to turn for help. You're stuck...Read More
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Dr. Adler was highly recommended to me and I have recommended Dr. Adler to many people. His staff is great, I had minimal wait time, I found him very personable, and most of all he is an excellent surgeon. People must be responsible for what they do after the surgery. Not everybody complies ...Read More
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