Dr. Joseph P. Stapleton, MD

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Dr. Joseph P. Stapleton, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Portland Pain Care 9300 SE 91st Ave Ste 400, Portland, OR 97086 Get Directions
(503) 775-6500

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Dr. Stapleton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stapleton to family and friends
based on 32 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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Experience with Dr. Stapleton
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Stapleton's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (27)
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in Hillsboro, OR |
You don't meet him until you have an injection. It's like a chop shop for injections. They get you in and out. They do nothing for your pain. I felt him hit the nerves several times, I was screaming in pain. I'm so much worse. I'm limping and can barely sit. DO NOT RECOMMEND.
Portland, OR |
This doctor is just plain dangerous...............he did about everything wrong that he could without damaging me for life. You will be lucky to meet him in the hospital procedure room prior to him doing an invasive procedure. Don't be surprised if you don't remember meeting him because you may not have.
in Portland, OR |
Dr. Stapleton's team needs some work. I never saw the Dr, so it's tough for me to criticize him, but he is the Captain of his ship... In Brief: Lack of coordination, organization, and customer service when dealing with patients. If you have issues with insurance/authorization, they go quiet and leave you hanging. Details: 1. Nov 20th ; Referred from GP to Dr. Stapleton, of PP Care. Earliest appointment: Dec 8th; 2. Dec 8th ; Initial office visit a waste of time, as it was assumed I
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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rajab-Spranger Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Implants
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Injection
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Pain Rehabilitation and Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Oregon.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Stapleton has 1 board action

    More What are board actions
    • Unprofessional Conduct  (1/8/2015)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Oregon
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)


  • Medical School
    Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Sacred Heart Med Ctr

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Or Health Science University Hospital

    Completed in 1982

    Sacred Heart Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Pain Med Integrated Management

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Oregon State University

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Stapleton has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Stapleton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Stapleton

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Stapleton's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Stapleton

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

Dr. Stapleton's Care Philosophy

Pain Management and Spinal Diagnostics