Biography & Education

Biography
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.

Clinical articles by J. Rafe Sales
How real is failed back surgery syndrome?
Relieving the pain of a cervical herniated disk
Areas of Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery

Care Locations

Summit Spine Institute, Portland
9155 SW Barnes Road
Suite 210
Portland, OR 97225
Phone 503-546-3503
Fax 503-546-3507
Summit Spine Institute, Sherwood
16770 SW Edy Road
Suite 207
Sherwood, OR 97140
Phone 503-546-3503
Fax 503-546-3507

Specialties

Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery