Dr. Pankaj Gore, MD

Dr. Pankaj Gore, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Pankaj Gore, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read his story

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 440

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 935-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
more than 86% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Gore's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gore "Dr. Gore is Director of Brain Tumor and Skull-Base Surgery at the Providence Brain and Spine Institute. His specialties include open and endoscopic skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, neuro-oncology, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, minimally invasive neurosurgery, and complex spine surgery. Dr. Gore graduated with his B.A. from the University of Virginia and received his Doctorate of Medicine from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He completed his residency and fellowships in Cerebrovascular and Skull-base Neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute. He also completed a fellowship in Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor surgery in Sydney, Australia. During this fellowship he was involved in developing innovative endoscopic neurosurgical approaches to the skull base. He has authored 13 peer-reviewed publications and 4 book chapters."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gore "I care for patients with varied neurosurgical disorders; I specialize in the surgical treatment of brain, skull base, and pituitary and spinal cord tumors. Patients with any of these conditions face a daunting diagnosis. I aim to provide the best possible neurosurgical and medical care, guided by evidence-based medicine and delivered with technical expertise and compassion. For many patients with tumors, neurosurgery is just the first step. I work closely with a multidisciplinary team of specialist physicians to provide integrated, cutting-edge care."

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

71  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stereotaxis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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.


  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gore to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Gore's Performance

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Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Gore is a brilliant surgeon, he is caring, genuine and truly cares about his patients. He helped me through an extremely difficult time, took great care and patience in my healing process, and I am home now recovering very well. I would recommend Dr. Gore to anyone, he is an amazing doctor...more
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Joni, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with Dr. Gore! Thank you. -The Oregon Clinic

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I had superior canal dehiscence surgery twice by Dr. Gore. Brilliant man, great personality. I can not say enough good things about him and his office. After my first surgery he came in and called me a rock star lol for some reason it was the funniest thing I had ever heard.
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Huck, we're happy you had a great experience with Dr. Gore. Best wishes -The Oregon Clinic

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Multiple MRI's, Gore told me if condition worsens I should have surgery Back worsened to the point that both legs collapsed & I blew my knee requiring major surgery, yet Gore still said we shouldn't do back surgery? Last appt. I sat in a wheelchair for 74 minutes past my appt. time, only to...more
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He is by far the finest Doctor I've had the pleasure of helping me with my problems. So far he is Batting 1000 with his skills and personality for both him and his team.
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