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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 62

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Dr. Switlyk's Experience

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Dr. Switlyk's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Switlyk Performs

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Switlyk Treats

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Hospital Quality

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Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97213

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine Center
Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center
1515 NW 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
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    Dr. Switlyk's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • 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
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Switlyk

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Oregon.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Switlyk & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Switlyk's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center

    • Providence Portland Medical Center

    • Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Switlyk

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Switlyk to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    31 responses

    Dr. Switlyk's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    30 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    31 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    31 responses

    Experience with Dr. Switlyk

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    30 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    31 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedics/Sports Medicine Center
    Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center
    1515 NW 18th Ave
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 224-8399 (Office)
    (503) 224-5661 (Fax)
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