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“I take care of patients as I would want my family members to be taken care of. That means care, compassion, and excellence at every step of the way, from the front office to the operating room, to the wards, and post-operative care.”
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 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 and one of the top doctors in the Portland Metro area.
Senior Member, Society of NeuroInterventional Surgeons, 2009
Member, Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, 2009
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2009 – Present
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2009 – Present
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Fellowship, Endovascular, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2006
Fellowship, Cerebrovascular/Skull-base, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2005
Residency, Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2005
Fellowship, Spine, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2003
Internship, General Surgery, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Phoenix, AZ, 1999
MD, Academic and Research Honors, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1998
BS, Biochemistry, Highest Honors, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1994
Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2016, 2018, 2020, 2024
Dean’s List, University of Florida, 1990 – 1994
Graduation with Highest Honors, University of Florida, 1994
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, 1994
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1994
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Junior Inductee, 1997
President, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1997 – 1998
Alumni Affairs Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1997
Graduation with Academic Honors, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1998
Graduation with Research Honors, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1998
Lyerly Award for Excellence in Neurosurgery, U. of Florida COM, 1998
Baldridge Physician of the Month, George Washington U. Hospital, 2007
Nominee, Baldridge Physician of the Year, GW University Hospital, 2008
United States 110th Congressional Record: Recognized by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for Neurosurgical Contribution, September 2007