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Richard H. Edelson, M.D.

Accepting New Patients
Sports Medicine Oregon - Downtown
909 Southwest 18th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Speaks: English

About Richard H. Edelson

Dr. Edelson is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in sports medicine. His practice includes a wide range of care and treatment for sports medicine injuries in athletes of all ages with a focus in arthroscopic surgery of knees and shoulders. Dr. Edelson is a team physician for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer, orthopaedic consultant for the Portland Thorns, and is a member of the Major League Soccer education committee. He provides orthopaedic care for the Nike Sports Medicine Clinic and local area high schools. A past president of the Oregon Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Society, he has also been twice named the Oregon Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Medical Leader of the Year. Dr. Edelson is the founder and Director of the Saving our Veterans Program, and Organizer and Director of “Passion 2 Play”; a youth injury prevention program. Dr. Edelson has lectured nationally and internationally on sports medicine and health policy topics. For recreation he enjoys golf, skiing and working out. He and his wife Jill have three children.
Medical School

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine


University of Utah School of Medicine


University of Utah School of Medicine


Cleveland Clinic Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine Oregon - Downtown
909 Southwest 18th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Sports Medicine Oregon - Tigard
7300 Southwest Childs Road, Suite B
Tigard, OR 97224
Sports Medicine Oregon-Wilsonville
29345 Southwest Town Center Loop East, Suite 211
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Affiliated Locations

Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital

For recreation Dr. Edelson enjoys golf, skiing and working out.