Dr. Sugalski has extensive subspecialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopy and joint replacement, and has a special interest in shoulder and knee surgery.
Following his residency, Dr. Sugalski completed a fellowship in sports medicine in Minneapolis, Minn. There he enjoyed the privilege of working with the team doctors of the Minnesota Vikings (NFL), Twins (MLB), Timberwolves (NBA), Wild (NHL), and Lynx (WNBA).
Dr. Sugalski was a competitive rower in college and has continued to enjoy sportsmanship and the great outdoors. He has made two transcontinental bicycle trips, traversing both the United States and the outback of northern Australia. He enjoys living in Portland with his family.
Areas of expertise
Joint replacement, sports medicine, fracture care
Dr. Sugalski is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. He began his training with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. As an engineer, he designed jet airplane and helicopter engines, before moving on to study medicine at Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Sugalski remained at Columbia to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery. While at Columbia, he devoted one year to the research of shoulder anatomy and biomechanics resulting in numerous scientific publications in the orthopedic literature. He has presented his research to other specialists in his field at numerous national medical conferences.