Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, MD

Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 935-8501

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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Brain Aneurysm
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more than 99% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Deshmukh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Deshmukh "Dr. Deshmukh is the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Providence Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Deshmukh received his Doctorate of Medicine with Highest Honors from the University of Florida in 1998 and was president of his medical school Honor Society. After completing fellowships at the Barrow Neurological Institute, including advanced work in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Dr. Deshmukh became the Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He was recognized with a commendation on the United States Senate Floor by the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his neurosurgical contribution during his time at GW University. In September of 2010, Dr. Deshmukh and his family moved to Portland, Oregon. He is currently the Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at the Providence Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Deshmukh has over a 100 publications, oral presentations and abstract presentations. His presentations and publications include work in the surgical and endovascular management of intracranial aneurysms, vascular malformations of the central nervous system, minimally invasive approaches for skull base tumors, innovative surgical approaches to lesions of the brainstem previously deemed inoperable, among others. He is a principal investigator in multiple NIH and industry sponsored clinic trials evaluating cutting edge techniques in neurosurgery. With his training and extensive experience, Dr.Deshmukh treats the most complex neurosurgical cases and has been instrumental in developing a nationally recognized center of excellence in cerebrovascular neurosurgery at PBSI. Dr. Deshmukh has been recognized as one of America's top doctors by Castle Connolly."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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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20  Procedures

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

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  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Deshmukh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, MD
He did an outstanding job with my neck surgery. Very impressive knowledge and skills. He would be my first pick in the Portland area.
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Mark McClure in Portland, Oregon – Jan 09, 2018
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The very best Dr. at the most critical of times. Above and far beyond all hope and expectations. Almost 8 years later my wife is still doing well due to the skill, expertise and caring of this most excellent of doctors. My enduring appreciation.
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Bill Putt in Cumming, GA(formerly Northern VA) – Apr 19, 2017
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i couldn't ask for anyone better
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Dena Green in Beaverton, OR – Jan 21, 2017
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