Dr. John Cantando, DO

Dr. John Cantando, DO

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Neurosurgery  |  
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45 y/o
(19)

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Dr. John Cantando, DO is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Boynton Beach, FL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

Palm Beach Neurosurgery, LLC

1880 N Congress Ave Ste 301

Boynton Beach, FL 33426
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 86% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cantando "Extensive training puts neurosurgeons in a league of their own. The physicians at Palm Beach Neurosurgery are leaders in incorporating new technologies into the diagnosis  evaluation and treatment of patients. We are committed to giving personal attention and guidance to each patient throughout surgical and nonsurgical treatment and recovery."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Palmetto General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cantando has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cantando's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cantando to family and friends
4.1
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cantando's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Lake Worth, FL |
Dr.Cantando performed a pituitary mass removal operation on my husband just the other day. I can't say enough good things about this doctor & his team! Pre-surgery, he was so informative, so professional, so personal. As a family, we felt we knew exactly what was going on, what to expect, & what...more
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in FL |
Dr. Cantando did an Urgent ACDF of my cervical spine. Very good bed side manner and compassionate care. Even assisted me in receiving services my insurance would not cover.
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in Boca raton fl |
I had a level one cervicalnfusion done by dr. Csntando. I had gotten four additional opinions before I decided to officially chose him. He was so great at communicating everything and made me feel very comfortable with the surgery. He is extremely knowledgeable and he was very professional.
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Severna Park, MD |
My 85 year old father had three appointments with the Dr. the first time they called and said we don't want the Dr. sitting around an hour for your father so we were left with no other choice but to cancel as we could not make it easier on the Dr. Next appointment canceled for surgery Today my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cantando accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cantando has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
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JFK Medical Center North Campus
2201 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
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