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“I’m always going to recommend what I would want to recommend for myself and my own family member. And I think that’s one of my North Stars in terms of how I practice.”

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.

Other Activities

Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Member, Society for Neuro-Oncology

Member, Oregon Neurosurgical Society

Member, Oregon Medical Association


Residency, Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2008

Fellowship, Skull-base/Cerebrovascular, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2007

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Sydney, Australia, 2006

Fellowship, Complex Spine/Spinal Trauma, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2006

Internship, General Surgery, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Phoenix, AZ, 2002

MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2001

BA, Economics and Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1996




Director, Brain Tumor and Skull Base Surgery, Providence Brain and Spine Institute, 2014 – Present

Neurosurgery Director, Oregon Acoustic Neuroma Center, 2016 – Present

Co-Lead, Brain Tumor Focus Group, Providence Clinical Program Services, 2014 – Present

Co-Medical Director, Cranial Services, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR, 2008 – 2017


Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2016, 2018 – 2024

First Place Poster Presentation, General Interest, American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2006

Distinguished Student Scholar, Washington University School of Medicine, 1997 – 2001

Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University School of Medicine, 2000

Echols Scholar, University of Virginia, 1993-1996

Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia, 1996

National Institutes of Health Summer Research Fellowship Awards, 1994-1996

National Merit Finalist Scholarship Winner, 1993

Eagle Scout, 1993