David Antezana, M.D., has been a neurological consultant in Portland since 2002. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering from Catholic University of America, and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota. He later completed residency and fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hopsital in neurological surgery, cerebrovascular research and orthopedic spine surgery.
Dr. Antezana is Providence Health & Services' lead investigator on two NIH-sponsored trials. His research on neurophysiological monitoring in surgery has been presented at major international neurosurgical conferences. He currently serves as the chair of neurosurgery at Providence Portland Medical Center.
When he is not working, Dr. Antezana enjoys mountaineering and exploring the great Northwest with his wife and daughters.
Areas of expertise
Complex spinal deformities of adults and adolescents - scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis; spinal tumors; facial pain/trigeminal neuralgia; Gamma Knife/stereotactic radiosurgery, facial pain and tremors