Dr. Paul Duwelius, MD

Dr. Paul Duwelius, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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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

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

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

Dr. Duwelius'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

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.

Education

  • 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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duwelius to family and friends
57 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Duwelius' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

He gives one confidence in his treatment and a comfortable feeling about upcoming surgery.
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I very highly recommend Dr Duwelius and the Orthopedic & Fracture Specialists. I have been treated there since 2007 for multiple joint arthritis and they have done a great job both treating the joint disease to delay the inevitable joint replacement, and the surgery.
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Very disappointing that the doctor would not discharge me post-op to convalescent care. His insistence on home recovery only I found unreasonable and not in conformance with the majority of his peers. I am seeking another surgeon and anticipate no trouble in finding one who can better respond to...more
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Dr. Duwelius replaced my right hip and both knee's. He is a wonderful person and did a fantastic job on all three surgeries. I would highly recommend him to anybody that is having hip or knee problems. His staff are great and everybody there is easy to get along with.
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Dr. Duwellius is the very best surgeon. His bed side manner ease of explaining the procedure is excellent. I had to have a hip replacement, was in total denial for 9 months trying everything. I finally went to the best and it is a total miracle. His entire team, Chris, medical assistant and...more
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