Dr. Joseph Stapleton, MD

Dr. Joseph Stapleton, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Joseph Stapleton, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.Read his story

9300 SE 91st Ave Ste 400

Portland, OR 97086

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Allstate
  • American Benefit
  • American Heritage
  • American International Group (AIG)
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Background Check

2 board actions Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (4/6/2017)View details
  • Unprofessional Conduct (1/8/2015)View details
No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stapleton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spinal Nerve Block
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton performs Spinal Nerve Block more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Nerve Root Block
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stapleton performs Epidural Block, Facet Blocks more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stapleton performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Epidural Block
  • Facet Block
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block

Dr. Stapleton's conditions and procedures:

Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Botox® Injection
Bursa Injection
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervicogenic Headache
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cortisone Injection
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Cortisone Injection
Epidural Implants
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Impar Block
Headache
Herniated Disc
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain Procedure
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Block
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Pain Disorder
Pain Management
Pain Medication Management
Pain Rehabilitation and Management
Pain, Intractable
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Phantom Limb Pain
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Postoperative Pain
Provocation Discography
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacroilitis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Steroid Injection
Supartz® Injection
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Transforaminal Epidural Block
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Portland Pain Care specializes in providing minimally invasive procedures to treat a large variety of painful conditions. Our goal is to enable patients to rely less on medication and experience an improved quality of life.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2008
Pain Med Integrated Management
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Sacred Heart Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Sacred Heart Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1982
Or Health Science University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
Oregon State University
Undergraduate School
2008
1983
1983
1982
1982
1978

Awards

  • Patient Choice Award, 2008,2009,

Dr. Stapleton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stapleton

3.2

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
48.333333333333336%
(29)
4 Stars
5%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(5)
1 Star
38.333333333333336%
(23)

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Love the staff!! Very helpful and caring. Received an injection from Dr. Stapleton and feel great!!
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I was referred to Dr. Stapleton by my surgeon pre and post surgery for epidural steroid injections. Scheduling was a breeze compared to other specialists office. I was seen within a week of my phone call with an appointment that worked with my schedule by a Nurse Practitioner. My treatment worked...Read More
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This office is the most unprofessional place I've ever visited. The staff are rude, to say the least and have zero common courtesy for the patients. My first visit, I showed up on time, as expected of me. They kept me waiting for 2 hours, before I was finally seen. For a pre scheduled appointment!...Read More
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Extremely skilled and caring. His injections hit the bulls eye.
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I was seen by a nurse practitioner. Based on imaging (MRI and spinal films) and history, I decided to try an epidural steroid injection as opposed to surgery after experiencing 6 months of increasing back, hip and leg pain which interfered with all of my daily activities. I met Dr. Stapleton at the...Read More
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