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J Rafe Sales, MD

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Providence Spine Services
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Sales is an orthopedic spine surgeon focusing on minimally invasive, complex spine procedures and reconstruction. He founded the Summit Spine clinic in 2007. Dr. Sales earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation at Oregon Health & Science University. He chose to focus exclusively on spine surgery, and completed a spine surgery fellowship at San Francisco Spine Institute and a spinal trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Outside of his practice, Dr. Sales enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Albany Medical College
Medical School
San Francisco Spine Institute
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • bone growth stimulator
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal fusion
  • compression fracture
  • decompression laminectomy
  • degenerative spine conditions
  • disc arthroplasty
  • fusion of joint
  • 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
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • spondylosyndesis
  • vertebroplasty
Rafe Sales at Sports Medicine Oregon
7300 Southwest Childs Road Suite B
Tigard, OR 97224
Summit Spine Institute - Portland
9155 Southwest Barnes Road Suite 210
Portland, OR 97225
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Seaside Hospital
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital