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Rebounds are important, whether you’re on the court or bouncing back from an injury. That’s why NBA teams seek the most talented physicians on the planet to diagnose and treat their players, because there is so much at stake. The Portland Trail Blazers choose to partner with Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery for their elite athletes’ care.

Rebound doctors have been the team physicians for the Blazers since 1994. Dr. James Chesnutt, Dr. Evan Ellis, Dr. Karl Kaluza, and Dr. Donald Roberts are sports medicine specialists who dedicate their time to serving as team physicians for the Blazers.

But, you don’t have to be an athlete to be seen by the region’s most preferred orthopedic practice. Call 1-800-Rebound or request an appointment online to be seen by one of the same doctors who treat elite NBA athletes.

Team Physicians for the Portland Trail Blazers

From Dr. Donald Roberts:

“I have been a team physician and orthopedic surgeon for the Portland Trail Blazers since 1994. Working with the team and providing high-level care for high-level athletes is very rewarding.”

From Dr. Evan Ellis:

“It has been a privilege to share the duties as the team orthopedic surgeon for the Portland Trail Blazers since 2013. I truly appreciate being able to take care of some of the world’s greatest athletes, and to be a part of an organization that emphasizes togetherness, trust, and family. Dr. Roberts, Dr. Kaluza, Dr. Chesnutt, and I are also extraordinarily fortunate to have a team of specialists here at Rebound that help take care of our athletes’ every medical need. We are fortunate to have colleagues with incredible specialty training in all aspects of orthopedics and neurosurgery. This allows us to provide the highest level of care to our athletes.”

From Dr. Karl Kaluza:

“I have been working with the Blazers since 2016, and my role is primary care physician with emphasis on illness and injury prevention and athletic optimization.”

From Dr. Jim Chesnutt:

"I'm pleased to partner with the expert group of team physicians, medical staff, and specialists at Rebound to care for the Portland Trail Blazers. Our goal is to help our athletes optimize their athletic performance and stay healthy and safe."