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Dr. John Cantando, DO

Dr. John Cantando, DO

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 46


Dr. John Cantando, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and vascular neurology.


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(561) 408-4844

Dr. Cantando accepts the following insurance:

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
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Cantando's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantando treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cantando treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantando treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cantando treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantando treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cantando treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cantando's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • 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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • 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

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

St Louis University
Fellowship Hospital
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Palmetto General Hospital
Internship Hospital
2000
Nova Southeastern College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2000

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cantando's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cantando

4.0

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
22.727272727272727%
(5)

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Dr. Cantando really helped put my wife and I at ease when we found out that she was diagnosed with acromegaly, a macroadenoma pituitary tumor. He answered all of our questions clearly and concisely. He helped smooth out the entire journey leading up to surgery. The process was daunting, yet Dr....Read More
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Do your homework, he destroyed the level operated on in my lumbar spine. He sold it as a simple surgery and no bones would have to be cut, a 1 to 1 1/2"incision. He ended up making a 3 1/2" incision, hemilaminectomy, facectomy since he took the wrong approach for a far lateral herniation. Facet...Read More
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My deepest thanks to Dr. John Cantando, Neurosurgeon for giving me a spine I've never known. Just 4 weeks, 3 days post op and I just knocked out 1 1/2 miles on the treadmill, 10-20 second held squats and my daily PT exercises. I'm being super careful but what a difference!! Between congenitally...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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