Portland Monthly Magazine included 15 Rebound physicians and one physical therapist in their annual Top Doctors list. Fred Bagares, D.O., Jerod Cottrill, D.O. and John Kafrouni, M.D. are Top Doctors in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Andrew Nemecek, M.D. and Ashok Modha, M.D., FRCSC in Neurosurgery; Edward Coale, Jr., M.D., Benjamin Jacobs, M.D., and Douglas Musgrave, M.D. in Hand Surgery; Evan Ellis, M.D., Gregory Gramstad, M.D., C. Luke Rust, M.D., and Edward Sparling, M.D. in Orthopedic Surgery; Jerome DaSilva, M.D., FRCSC, Alan Newman, M.D., and Anthony Wei, M.D in Sports Medicine; and Helen McDevitt in Physical Therapy.
Fred Bagares, D.O. celebrates his second consecutive year featured in the Portland Monthly Top Doctors list. He is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, with specialties in interventional spine care, sports medicine, musculoskeletal/repetitive use injuries, electrodiagnosis (electromyography/nerve conduction study), and musculoskeletal ultrasound.
2016 is Edward Coale, Jr., M.D.’s first inclusion in the Portland Monthly Top Doctors list. He is a board certified orthopedist with subspecialty training in hand and wrist surgery, in addition to fellowship training in reconstructive hand/microvascular surgery. Dr. Coale has conducted and presented nationally recognized research on arthritis at the base of the thumb, contributing to contemporary techniques used to help patients suffering from the condition.
Jerod Cottrill, D.O. is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and sub-specialty certified in Pain Medicine and Sports Medicine. He is fellowship trained in interventional spine and sports medicine. Dr. Cottrill was a Portland Monthly Top Doctor for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and Sports Medicine in 2012. He is also a regional medical provider for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams.
Jerome DaSilva, M.D., FRCSC, celebrates his first Portland Monthly Top Doctor recognition. He is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports injuries and arthritic conditions of the knee, hip, and shoulder. In addition to fellowship training in sports medicine, Dr. DaSilva has extensive experience providing care to professional sports teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bandits. He has also traveled internationally with U.S. Soccer as a team physician.
Evan Ellis, M.D. was honored as a Top Doctor in Sports Medicine in 2014 and 2015, and in Orthopedic Surgery for the 2016 list. Dr. Ellis is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty interest in knee, shoulder, and sports medicine. During his fellowship training in sports medicine at Washington University, he was on the medical staff for the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues. In 2014 he joined Dr. Roberts as co-head team physician for the Portland Trail Blazers.
Board certified orthopedic surgeon Gregory Gramstad, M.D. is a fourth-time Top Doctor who specializes in conditions relating to the shoulder and elbow. He offers minimally invasive treatments for rotator cuff disease, shoulder instability, frozen shoulder and elbow arthritis. Dr. Gramstad was a Portland Monthly Top Doctor in 2011, 2012 and 2015, as well as a 2011-2012 Best Doctor in America by Best Doctors, Inc. and a Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2010-2014.
Benjamin Jacobs, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who subspecializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. He treats disorders involving bones, tendons, nerves, and blood vessels of the entire upper extremity in addition to general orthopedics. Dr. Jacobs was also a Top Doctor in Hand Surgery in 2014.
John Kafrouni, M.D. is recognized as a Top Doctor in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation for the third consecutive year. Dr. Kafrouni is subspecialty board certified in sports medicine and electodiagnostic medicine. He provides comprehensive care of spinal, sports and neuromuscular disorders, as well as spinal cord injuries.
2016 marks the first inclusion in Portland Monthly’s Top Doctors for Helen McDevitt, P.T. Helen McDevitt is an orthopedic physical therapist with a subspecialty interest in the shoulder and in sports medicine, and began practicing in 2000.
Ashok Modha, M.D., FRCSC is recognized as a Top Doctor in Neurological Surgery for the first time. He is a board certified neurological surgeon with fellowship training in neuro-oncological neurosurgery. Additionally, Dr. Modha is experienced in treating all neurosurgical disorders, including degenerative spinal conditions, neurovascular disorders, and neurotrauma. Dr. Modha also subspecializes in treating tumors and other conditions with stereotactic radiosurgery.
Douglas Musgrave, M.D. is a board certified hand surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hands, wrists, and arms. 2016 is his second time to be featured on the Top Doctors list. He treats both children and adults with congenital, acquired, or trauma-related problems. Dr. Musgrave earned the Patient’s Choice Award from 2008-2012 (Vitals.com), the Top Ten Doctor Award in 2014 (Vitals.com), and was honored by Portland Monthly Magazine as one of Portland’s Top Doctors in hand surgery in 2012 and 2016.
2016 is the third time board certified neurosurgeon Andrew Nemecek, M.D. has been named a Top Doctor in Neurosurgery. Dr. Nemecek has extensive experience in treating complex spinal disorders such as scoliosis, tumors and trauma, as well as common problems such as herniated discs, sciatica and lumbar stenosis.
Alan P. Newman, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty training in knees and sports medicine. He celebrates his first inclusion in Portland Monthly’s Top Doctors list. 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 has volunteered with Medical Teams International (formerly Northwest Medical Teams).
Luke Rust, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in problems of the foot and ankle. He treats a wide range of conditions including both the acute and chronic results of sports injuries, arthritis, deformities and trauma in both adults and children. Dr. Rust celebrates his first appearance on the Top Doctors list, in the Orthopedic Surgery category.
Edward A. Sparling, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in arthritis and joint replacement surgery. Dr. Sparling was the first surgeon in the region to offer total hip resurfacing, a bone sparing alternative to a total hip replacement. He is one of the most experienced hip resurfacing surgeons in the country having successfully performed more than 500 of these procedures since November 2000. This recognition is his first as a Portland Monthly Top Doctor.
2015 is Anthony Wei, M.D’s fourth time as a Top Doctor in Sports Medicine in Portland Monthly. He was first included in this list in 2013. Dr. Wei is also a five time recipient of Vitals.com Patient Choice Award starting in 2011. Dr. Wei is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty interest in sports medicine and problems relating to the shoulder and elbow. He also has experience working with professional sports teams including the L.A. Lakers, L.A. Kings, and L.A. Dodgers.
To compile the 2016 Top Doctors + Nurses List, Portland Monthly invited every licensed medical doctor and registered nurse in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas County–more than 20,000 professionals in all–to nominate up to three peers in any medical specialty. After the nominations were tallied, Portland Monthly narrowed the list to the top 5 percent of vote recipients in each field. An independent, anonymous panel of doctors and nurse practitioners then reviewed each finalist individually, weighing their education, patient satisfaction surveys, communication skills, and other evidence-based criteria.