Dr. David Antezana, MD

Dr. David Antezana, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Antezana, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 935-8501

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
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Spine Disorders
more than 79% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 59% of peers
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Antezana's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Antezana "Dr. Antezana has been a neurosurgical consultant in Portland since 2002. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from Catholic University of America, and an M.D. from the University of Minnesota. He later completed residency and fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hospital in neurological surgery, cerebrovascular research and orthopedic spine surgery. Dr. Antezana is Providence Health & Services' lead investigator on two NIH-sponsored trials; and his research on neurophysiological monitoring in surgery has been presented at major international neurosurgical conferences. He currently serves as the chair of neurosurgery at Providence Portland Medical Center. Research Spinal deformity surgery outcomes and complications Neurophysiological monitoring in surgery CLEAR-III Clinical Trial: determining whether rapid removal of intraventricular hemorrhage with a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator improves neurologic outcome MISTIE-III Trial: determining whether minimally-invasive brain surgery plus recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in patients with intracranial hemorrhage results in improved functional outcome Recent Abstracts EMG Monitoring Threshold in Lumbar Spine Pedicle Screw Testing. Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, Lyon, France, September 2013. Evaluation of EMG Monitoring of Pedicle Screw Placement With CT Scan Confirmation in an Adult Deformity Population. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, April 2014. Volunteer Educator Dangerous Decibels, a hearing-preservation program for grade schools, developed by OHSU scientists and funded by the National Institutes of Health. "
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This content was provided by Dr. Antezana "My responsibility is to care for my patients with the utmost competence and compassion. I strive to educate patients about their condition so they may make an informed decision about their healthcare."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • The Catholic University of America
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. David Antezana, MD
I waited almost 6 mo. for my appt with this Dr.I have severe scoliosis with spinal fusion from T1-T12 , herniated disc‘s, several fractures from my neck down to my tailbone, nerve impingement, narrowing of the nerve canal in many vertebrae and debilitating pain.He did not even open my file but...Read More
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Heidi in Portland , OR – Aug 11, 2018
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I had severe numbness and pain in my right arm. Dr. Antezana is amazing! I was scheduled for my fusion surgery right away. His bedside manner was wonderful and he did a fabulous job with my surgery. Seven weeks post op and I have been pain free and no numbness since I woke up from surgery. I would...Read More
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Jessica in Hillsboro, OR – Nov 12, 2016
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The office will not schedule you promptly. They did It took over a month and a half after they received my MRI and finally an upset phone call to get any reaction from this office. He may or may not be a good Dr. But if his staff and office are any representation then this must be the bottom of the...Read More
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Pain in the back in Portland, OR – Oct 26, 2016
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I suffered thirty years of back pain, numbness, tingling, muscle irritability. I've had multiple surgeries performed by highly skilled physicians. Two years ago Dr Antezana implemented spinal reconstruction correcting neurological and orthopedic problems with my spine. The surgery was massive and...Read More
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Mark J Schneider in Portland, OR – Jul 12, 2016
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Dr. Antezana and his staff are absolutely amazing. The care I received is second to none. I was well informed about the surgery including possible complications and side affects. Dr. Antezana and staff truly care about their patients.
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Brandon in Oregon city – Jun 04, 2016
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