Dr. John Tongue, MD

Dr. John Tongue, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. John Tongue, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tualatin, OR and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6485 SW Borland Rd Ste A

Tualatin, OR 97062

Contact Information

(503) 692-5483

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tongue performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 91% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
normal
more than 79% of peers
Bursitis
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Tongue'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Tongue does not have any board certifications listed.

68  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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27  Procedures

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.

Education

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Oreg Hlth Sci U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Oreg Hlth Sci U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Sf Orth Res Trng Prog
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • U Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tongue has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tongue has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopedic Association, Member

Dr. Tongue's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tongue to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Tongue's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Tongue saw me for hip pain. He was uncaring and dismissive. After telling me that even though my hip was bone on bone and I had been advised 2 years prior to have the hip replaced that his recommendation was to go home-lose 40 pounds-take steroids and if I was still experiencing pain in 4 months...more
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