Alan P. Newman


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Alan P. Newman, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty training in knees and sports medicine. Dr. Newman has been involved in sports medicine from youth through university levels, including research, teaching, team coverage, and the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He strives to blend the newest and best medical technologies with the traditions of caring and concern for the individual patient. Dr. Newman emphasizes communication and patient education, believing that a well-informed patient can better choose between various options, as well as participate more fully in the healing process. He has volunteered with Medical Teams International (formerly Northwest Medical Teams), and outside interests include skiing, hiking, bicycling, and traveling.

Professional Profile

Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis
Internship: General Surgery, 1977-1978
University of California, San Diego
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, 1978-1982
University of Colorado
Fellowship: Cincinnati Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center, 1982-1983
Prior Academic Faculty: School of Medicine, University of Utah
Faculty Appointment: Assistant Professor, 1983-1990
Associate Professor, 1990-1996
Board Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Other: Team Physician, University of UtahAOSSM Sports Medicine European Traveling Fellow, 1990
Hospital Affiliations: PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center
Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
Awards:       Portland Monthly Top Doctors:  2016, 2017, 2018

Patient Education

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Arthroscopy Association of North America
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