Dr. Mallik Tella, MD

Dr. Mallik Tella, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Mallik Tella, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

10000 SE Main St Ste 128

Portland, OR 97216

Contact Information

(503) 261-6961

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Systemic Chondromalacia
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tella "Dr. Tella is an Orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and arthoscopic techniques to address musculoskeletal pathology. He has particular interest in shoulder and knee arthroscopy and reconstruction. Dr. Tella takes a team-based multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Although he has dedicated himself to employing the latest surgical techniques, he understands the significant role of nonsurgical treatment in the care of patients. Following medical school and residency in Orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Tella underwent additional training in sports medicine, the management of athletic related injuries, and arthroscopic surgery, During his time at Stanford Universtiy, he served as a team physician for the San Francisco 49rs and Stanford Athletics. Dr. Tella grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and loves to spend his free time outdoors, especially biking, hiking and playing tennis."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

96  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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45  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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.

Education

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tella's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tella to family and friends
30 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tella's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (7)

No one would listen to me for 10 years about how painful my right knee was. It got to the point I couldn't hardly walk. Dr. Tella actually listened to me. He did a process of elimination. To see if I needed surgery. I have had 2 knee surgeries done by Dr. Tella. This man is a awesome Doctor. He got...more
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He’s an excellent surgeon! He fixed my rotator cuff tear and labral tear after another surgeon’s work has failed. You can’t go wrong choosing Dr. Tella.
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I had a serious? shoulder injury while skiing. I saw 2 other surgeons who told me that I would have to live with pain and dysfunction. I went to Dr. Tella for another opinion. He was kind and caring and he explained my condition and options in a way that other surgeons didn't. I underwent surgery...more
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I thought I was in great hands . I'm post op 8 months and I still can not lift 5 pounds with the arm he worked on . Than he cleared me for regular work which is 30 pounds . Please if your on work comp find a different doctor. He never even did a closing exam on me . And closed my case before I was...more
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My experience with Dr. Tella was amazing. I had ripped the rear horns of both meniscuses on my left knee. Dr. Tella diagnosed the problem and I was in surgery eight days later. Right now, I'm two months out and my knee feels fantastic ... no pain and feels like new. I would highly recommend Dr....more
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