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Robert L. Tatsumi, MD

Orthopedic spine surgeon
Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Tatsumi is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in artificial disc replacement for the neck and low back. He performs minimally invasive procedures to create as little tissue injury as possible. Dr. Tatsumi completed his medical school and residency training at Oregon Health & Science University. He then completed his spine fellowship training at the Los Angeles Spine Institute. Dr. Tatsumi is an instructor for disc replacement and minimally-invasive technologies and was recently selected among the Nation's Top 100 Spine Surgeons, published in Becker's Orthopaedic & Spine Review.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Medical School
2002
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Internship
2003
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Residency
2007
Spine Institute of Santa Monica
Fellowship
2008
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • back pain
  • bone growth stimulator
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal fusion
  • compression fracture
  • decompression laminectomy
  • degenerative spine conditions
  • disc arthroplasty
  • herniated disc
  • lower back pain
  • lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • median nerve entrapment at elbow
  • minimally invasive spine surgery
  • neck pain
  • neurogenic claudication
  • osteomyelitis
  • sciatica
  • spinal cord injury
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal tumor
  • spondylosyndesis
  • vertebroplasty
 
Oregon Spine Care
19255 Southwest 65th Avenue Suite 200
Tualatin, OR 97062
503-828-1160
Affiliated Facilities
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center