Dr. David F. Antezana, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

The Oregon Clinic 5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359, Portland, OR 97213 Get Directions
(503) 935-8501

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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.Read more

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Dr. Antezana has been a neurosurgical consultant in Portland since 2002. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering...Read 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 recovery lengthy. The doctor had made all of these effects clear prior to the procedures. Two years post-surgery I am able to pursue all of the activities I value, a testimony to DrAntezana's skill
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.
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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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • 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

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    The Catholic University Of America

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Antezana says...

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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Dr. Antezana's Care Philosophy

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.