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Bret T. Kean, MD

6542 Southeast Lake Road, Suite 201
Milwaukie, OR 97222
2320.6 miles away
Speaks: English

Eastside Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

6542 Southeast Lake Road, Suite 201, Milwaukie, OR 97222

About Bret T. Kean

Dr. Kean is committed to excellence in care of shoulder and knee problems. He is fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy and is able to offer cutting edge surgical and non-surgical techniques and treatment models for shoulder and knee injuries/disease. Compassionate and competent care of patients is the core of his mission.

Dr. Kean started his training in Pennsylvania, first earning his B.S. in molecular biology at Haverford College and then his M.D. at Jefferson Medical College. He then headed westward, completing his residency at the prestigious Case Western Reserve University in Ohio with further specialty training through a fellowship in Sports Medicine/Arthroscopic Surgery at the University of Utah. While a visiting instructor at the University of Utah, he helped cover the university collegiate athletes, including, women's soccer, men's football and ski team events.

On a professional level, Dr. Kean is accomplished in reverse and conventional total shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, arthroscopic anatomic ACL reconstructions, operative/non-operative care of the athlete, and fracture care. Dr. Kean is Chief of Surgery at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and on Active attending staff at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. He is a member of the Providence Sports Medicine Advisory Counsel and is a physician consultant for area High School Athletics.

In his free time, Dr. Kean's interests include spending time with his family, biking, swimming, running, and skiing.

Dr. Kean focuses on the latest surgical and non-surgical evidence-based treatments of:
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Meniscus Tears of the Knee
  • ACL and PCL Ruptures
  • Achilles Tendon Tears and Disease Sports Related Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Adult and Pediatric Fractures Carpal Tunnel and Trigger Fingers
  • Thumb arthritis
  • Wrist arthritis and tendon injuries
  • Dr. Kean has a special interest in degenerative disease of the shoulder and sports related injuries with cutting-edge treatments including:
  • Reverse and Conventional Total Shoulder Replacements Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, including Rotator cuff, Labrum, and
  • Ligament Repairs
  • Knee Arthroscopy - Meniscus Treatment, including Repair
  • Athroscopic-assisted Meniscus Transplant
  • Arthroscopic-assisted, Anatomic ACL and PCL Reconstructions
  • Fixation of Acute Fractures, Malunion, or Nonunion
  • Medical School

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University


    University of Utah Hospitals
    Sports Medicine/Arthroscopic Surgery


    Case Western Reserve University

    Board Certifications
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
    Eastside Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
    6542 Southeast Lake Road, Suite 201
    Milwaukie, OR 97222

    Affiliated Locations
    Providence Milwaukie Hospital
    Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

    • Spending time with his family
    • Biking
    • Swimming
    • Running
    • Skiing

    Clinical Interests

    • Adhesive Capsulitis Of The Shoulder
    • Ankle Injury
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Acl) Injury
    • Bursitis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain Tendinitis
    • Elbow Injury
    • Epicondylitis
    • Fracture
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Hip Fracture
    • Joint Dislocation
    • Knee Arthroplasty
    • Knee Injury
    • Knee Pain
    • Lateral Epicondylitis
    • Medial Epicondylitis
    • Meniscus Injury
    • Muscle Strain
    • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
    • Orthopedic Trauma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Running Injury
    • Shin Splints
    • Shoulder Fracture
    • Shoulder Injury
    • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
    • Sports Physical Exam
    • Sports Related Ankle Injury
    • Sports Related Cervical Spine Injury
    • Sports Related Clavicle Injury
    • Sports Related Coccyx Injury
    • Sports Related Concussion
    • Sports Related Concussion Testing
    • Sports Related Elbow Injury
    • Sports Related Eye Injury
    • Sports Related Finger Injury
    • Sports Related Foot Injury
    • Sports Related Hand Injury
    • Sports Related Head Injury
    • Sports Related Health Analysis
    • Sports Related Hip Injury
    • Sports Related Injury
    • Sports Related Knee Injury
    • Sports Related Lower Extremity Injury
    • Sports Related Lumbar Spine Injury
    • Sports Related Orbital Injury
    • Sports Related Scapula Injury
    • Sports Related Shoulder Injury
    • Sports Related Spine Injury
    • Sports Related Thoracic Spine Injury
    • Sports Related Thumb Injury
    • Sports Related Toe Injury
    • Sports Related Upper Extremity Injury
    • Sports Related Wrist Injury
    • Sprain
    • Stress Fractures
    • Tendonitis
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Shoulder Replacement Reversal Surgery
    • Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Pain