Dr. Paul Duwelius, MD

Dr. Paul Duwelius, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Paul Duwelius, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

11782 SW Barnes Rd Ste 300

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 214-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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25  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.


  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Univ Of California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duwelius has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duwelius' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duwelius to family and friends
46 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Duwelius' 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 (18)

I waited until my 3 month post-op milestone to see if I really would get my life back. I had been in such pain prior I thought it was impossible, but a few weeks ago I began riding my mountain bike. Then he snow fell & ive been snowshoeing 3-4 miles a day, & celebrated my 3 month post-op with a 7...more
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I have been Dr Duwelius patient for 17 + yrs. I had the worst acetabular fracture in the weight bearing dome , that doctor had seen. This happened from a one step fall on my B.D. 12/2000 (on my B.D.) He told me I might be out for 6 months , from work, but more realistic would have been a year...more
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I recently had a total hip replacement performed by Dr. Duwelius. Every aspect of the process was handled with the highest degree of excellence from gathering my information, discussion of specific procedures, answering every question that came up before and after surgery, and a wonderful...more
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I had both hips replaced and Dr. Dewelius did an excellent job before and afterwards. The only concern I might have was his optimistic counsel that I would take 6 to 8 weeks to recover. After he needed an extra hour in surgery due to my overall stiffness he might have let me know that it would be...more
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I am 77 years old and had a hip replacement 10 months ago. I feel I got excellent care from Dr Duwelius and his staff. Preparation for surgery was comprehensive and detailed. I followed the procedures recommended and got good results. I was up walking the day after surgery. Two days later I was...more
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