Dr. Nathan Selden, MD

Dr. Nathan Selden, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nathan Selden, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

3303 SW Bond Ave # CH8N

Portland, OR 97239

Contact Information

(503) 494-4314

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Selden's Experience

Dr. Selden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Selden "We provide patient-centered care for infants, children and adolescents with central nervous system disorders. Comprehensive neurosurgical care and procedures for brain, spinal cord, and vasculature are covered. We use an interdisciplinary, disease-focused, team approach for craniofacial, congenital, neurovascular, traumatic, and other disorders. Our Division includes two attending pediatric neurosurgeons and two pediatric nurse practitioners."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Epilepsy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis


  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Mi Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • British Marshall Scholar, Cambridge University, 1986-89
  • Award of the American Academy of Neurosurgery, 1998
  • NIH (NINDS) Research Grant, 2002-08
  • Oregon Child Health Research Center Grant, 2002-05
Media & Publications

Dr. Selden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Selden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Selden to family and friends
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Selden's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in San Diego, CA |
Dr. Selden was a God sent. We traveled from California to Portland to have Dr. Selden perform, 5 hours, brain tumor removal on my 13 yr old daughter in 2015. I knew he was the one when I sent an email at 10 pm Sunday evening and got a respond 2o minutes later. We appreciated Dr. Selden and his...more
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in Medford, OR |
I would recommend Dr. Selden to any parent who's child has the unfortunate need for Brain Surgery. Dr. Selden removed a 4cm tumor from my sons left Temporal Lobe in 2016. This is the Doctor you want to operate on your child, do not go any where else, unless Dr. Selden recommends to do so. ...more
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in Oregon city,oregon |
Dr selden is a great surgeon the staff in the hospital are hard to get a hold of when needed but friendly!
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Dr. Selden accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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