Dr. Edward Phinney Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Phinney Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Edward Phinney Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 217

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 297-1548

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Phinney Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Phinney Jr "Patients should be given the time and respect necessary to allow for good physician - patient communication. I do not believe in 'take a number' medicine."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated


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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phinney Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phinney Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phinney Jr to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Phinney Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Just had hernia surgery. I want to compliment Dr. Phinney and his staff for the excellent care I received both before and after my procedure.
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Dr Phinney is one of the kindest doctors I have ever met he's not just a brilliant surgeon but he speaks to you so that you can understand what has gone on or what will go on. Also truly cares about you as a person and has great aftercare. Thank you Dr. Phinney you are truly a saint among men
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