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Dr. Gabriel Gonzales-Portillo, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo

Dr. Gabriel Gonzales-Portillo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(813) 879-4328

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (7/11/2016)View details
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. Gonzales-Portillo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo treats Herniated Disc more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gabriel Gonzales-Portillo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Cerebrovascular \ Skull Base Surgery University Of Miami
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Neurological Surgery University Of Illinois At Chicago
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Illinois At Chicago
Internship Hospital
1990
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos
Medical School
1999
1998
1992
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Gonzales-Portillo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gonzales-Portillo

4.0

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
71.875%
(23)
4 Stars
3.125%
(1)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.875%
(7)

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I cannot say enough about Dr. Gonzales-Portillo! He is extremely kind, compassionate and a medical genius! I had a pretty complicated case of scoliosis. I’m in my 50’s and was told by an orthopedic surgeon that I was too old to be fixed. Dr. Portillo took so many factors into consideration and...Read More
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He is a amazing neurosurgeon. He operated on my wife and removed a 6.6 cm tumor and she is still herself. I can not ask for more then what he did for her. Thank you!
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I trust him with my life. He diagnosed my disability that other doctors (4 ) misdiagnosed. He saved me from getting the incorrect back surgery and a few years ago also did my cervical fusion. Thank you Dr. Gonzales!
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After 6 months of suffering with debilitating sciatica pain, Dr. Gonzales-Portillo gave me my life back. He got me into surgery right away so I didn't have to suffer any longer. His staff always return calls, often the same day. He is very caring and highly recommended by other medical...Read More
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Was referred to Dr. due to severe leg pain. Dr. Gonzales-Portillo's staff scheduled me right away, upon meeting, he and his staff were outstanding, thorough.He read my MRI, explained everything fully to us and showed it was ruptured disc. His professionalism, skills, concern for his patients is...Read More
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