Dr. David Antezana, MD

Dr. David Antezana, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Dr. David Antezana, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 935-8501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 27 More

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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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Care Philosophy

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."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


  • Brain Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Antezana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Antezana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Antezana to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Antezana's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Hillsboro, OR |
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...more
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Hello Jessica, we are thrilled to hear that you had such a fabulous experience with Dr. Antezana. Thank you for taking the time to write this review - The Oregon Clinic
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in Portland, OR |
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...more
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in Portland, OR |
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...more
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in Oregon city |
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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in Happy Valley Oregon |
Absolutely Stellar Surgeon. This was my second surgery for pain relief in my arm caused by stenosis in my neck. He is the kindest, most professional caring Doctor you could hope to find.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Antezana accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Health Plan of Oregon PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
    Preferred PSN
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
    Heritage Signature
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Hospitals where Dr. Antezana has admitting privileges

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97213
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
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