R. Wendell Pierce, M.D.

R. Wendell Pierce, M.D.

Dr. R. Wendell Pierce relocated from the Boston area in 2008, where he had been staff orthopedic surgeon at the Harvard University health system in addition to his private practice in general orthopedics in Winchester, north of Boston. In his 35 years of active practice, Dr. Pierce has covered the entire spectrum of orthopedic specialties and surgeries. He has cared for all age groups from pediatric to geriatric and is known in his community for problem-solving, good communication with patients and families, and complying with evidence-based medicine. Dr. Pierce is now primarily involved in the office practice of orthopedics, seeing all aspects of orthopedics and all age groups. He has a working relationship with his fellow orthopedic and neurosurgeons.

Dr. Pierce has relocated to the Portland/Vancouver area to be closer to his two daughters and twin grandchildren. He has many interests, including vocal and instrumental music, gardening, cooking, and many outdoor sports, including windsurfing, kayaking, and hiking.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology: Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Medicine: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • General Surgery Internship: University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow

Military Service

  • Major, United States Army
  • Orthopedic Service: General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  • Army Commendation Medal

Hospital Affiliations

  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
  • Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center
  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

    Physicians' Pavilion
    200 Northeast Mother Joseph Place
    Vancouver, WA 98664

    Orthopedics, Physiatry, and Hand Therapy:  Suite 110
    Neurosurgery:  Suite 300
    Total Joint Center:  Suite 305

  • Rose Quarter

    One North Center Court Street, Suite 110
    Portland, OR 97227


  • Legacy Salmon Creek

    Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Office Building A
    2121 Northeast 139th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98686

    Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, and Physiatry:  Suite 300
    Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy:  Suite 325

  • East Vancouver at Camas Medical Plaza

    3101 Southeast 192nd Avenue, Suite 103
    Vancouver, WA 98683