Dorsen Michael

Michael Dorsen, MD, FACS


  • Specialty: Neurological Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Brain & Spine Tumors, Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Languages: English, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Male


Dr. Dorsen earned his medical degree from the University of Sydney, Australia. Following his internship and military service in the Royal Australian Air Force, he completed his neurosurgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He practiced in Austin, Texas for 19 years and was the founding partner of the largest private practice neurosurgical group in the city. He relocated to Oregon in 1999 and continued in private practice until joining Legacy as a staff neurosurgeon in 2004. He has now returned to the private sector to continue his practice. He is board-certified in Neurosurgery. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.

Dr. Dorsen is married and has 2 grown children, one living in Oregon and the other in Texas. He enjoys traveling, skiing, fine dining and working out at the gym when time permits.

We specialize in several areas of neurosurgery including tumors of the brain and spine, neurosurgical conditions affecting adolescents, shunt procedures, and degenerative spine conditions. Individual NW Neurosurgery LLC Yes No Yes Yes No Aetna, ODS, Medicare, OHP- CareOregon, Workmen's Compensation, Healthnet English NW Neurosurgery LLC 501 N Graham St Suite 580 Portland OR 97227 503-528-0704 503-528-0708 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday No No

Education and Certification

  • Medical School: University of Sydney - Australia
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Internship: Royal Australian Air Force

Personal Interests

Traveling, Skiing, Fine Dining, Fitness

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: NW Neurosurgery LLC

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    NW Neurosurgery LLC
    • 501 N Graham Suite 580
    • Portland, OR, 97227
    • Phone: 503 528-0704

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
    • 2801 N. Gantenbein
    • Portland, OR, 97227
    • Phone: 503-413-2200