Biography & Education

Dr. Butler is fellowship trained in sports medicine, knee and shoulder surgery, and works with a full range of orthopedic patients. In addition, he has special skills in the reconstruction of shoulders, elbows and knees using arthroscopic techniques. Dr. Butler is a member of the following societies: American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and Hughston Sports Medicine Society. He is a collegiate team physician and participates in sports medicine coverage of local, national and international sporting events. With patients, he is interested in making sure that their questions are answered fully and that the mechanics and physiology of injuries are clearly explained. As a father of three active daughters, Dr. Butler has a special interest in ACL injury prevention and has worked with Kory Bell, MSPT in establishing the Knee Training Zone program.
Areas of expertise


Tulane University School of Medicine, 1988
Internship in Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency in Orthopaedics, Tulane University School of Medicine
Fellowship in Knee and Trauma Surgery, Zurich/Basel Switzerland
Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, University of Oklahoma
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Care Locations

Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists
11782 SW Barnes Road
Suite 300
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-840-3045