Dr. Michael Sandquist, MD

Dr. Michael Sandquist, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Michael Sandquist, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 935-8501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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. Sandquist's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandquist treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sandquist treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandquist treats Low Back Pain more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Sandquist treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandquist treats Spine Disorders more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Sandquist treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Sandquist'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 Ultrasound
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
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
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Sandquist received his medical degree from the University of New Mexico. He began his residency in Neurological Surgery at the University of New Mexico, and completed his training at Oregon Health & Sciences University where he became Chief ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1993
    New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
    Undergraduate School
    1993

Awards

Dr. Sandquist's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sandquist

3.9

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
65.71428571428571%
(23)
4 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
2 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
1 Star
22.857142857142858%
(8)

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Had lower back operation 2/2017. Things a lot better but still have a pinched nerve. 7 months latter had a problem and could hardly walk. I was sill under insurance. Tried three times to get and appointment. Never could. Got better but now problem is back. Not sure what to do.
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Dr. Sandquist is a GREAT guy. I haven't seen Dr. Sandguist since 2012. I just seen him in 2018.. I needed the skipper to look into my neck again. He hasn't changed. He is extremely kind and considerate and very compassionate. In my opinion he is the best neurosurgeon in the state of Oregon...Read More
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After suffering several years from pain and numbness radiating from my fingers up to my shoulder, I met with Dr. Sandquist. After a nerve study and MRI, I was diagnosed with cervical stenosis, radiculopathy and myelopathy. He performed cervical laminoplasty and foraminotomies on C-4 through C-7. ...Read More
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Highly recommended. Dr Sanquist performed an open door cervical laminoplasty on my Neck, after suffering from shoulder pain for many years. The shoulder pain is gone!! Thank you Dr Sandquist
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I scheduled an appointment at the earliest date which was one month out. They canceled that appointment because the dr wasn't there. It took two more weeks to get in to see him. I had an appointment at 10am. I got called back to a room at 10:10. Dr Sandquist didn't see me until 12:10. I waited for...Read More
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