Dominic P. Patillo, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Specialty: Hand & Upper Extremity
Graduated with honors from Harvard University in 2000 where he was captain of the men’s track and field team. He then attended Washington University in St. Louis where he obtained his medical degree. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri followed by a hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Patillo has been practicing in Portland, OR since 2010.
His practice focuses on the treatment of both simple and complex hand and upper extremity conditions as well as general orthopaedic trauma. He is experienced with modern microsurgical techniques including nerve and vessel reconstruction. He appreciates the role of nonoperative treatment in appropriate cases, and encourages active patient participation in the decision making process.
Orginally from Salt Lake City, UT, Dr. Patillo divides his free time between his young family, fishing, slalom skiing and kiteboarding.
On-Site Hand Specialist
Dr. Dominic Patillo focuses on the treatment of both simple and complex hand and upper extremity conditions as well as general orthopaedic trauma. He is experienced with modern microsurgical techniques including nerve and vessel reconstruction. He appreciates the role of nonoperative treatment in appropriate cases, and encourages active patient participation in the decision making process.
“Dr. Patillo corrected mistakes made by a different doctor. He is so compassionate and detail oriented. My husband plays guitar. Prior to seeing Dr. Patillo he could not even rotate his arm to hold a guitar nor did he have the use of several fingers.
Dr. Patillo and staff helped to comfort us through the process of surgery and recovery which was no easy task being that we were both so scared after the mishaps with the president doctor.
Dr. Patillo is a superhero of a doctor and the only doctor who can be trusted to do what is best for the patient in my opinion. – Heather N.”
“Dr. Patillo was amazing! When I shattered my humerus, I had to wait 10 days in hospital while they looked for a surgeon capable of the repair. He told me there would be a nerve block done and he kept his word! I woke up numb, never cried from pain, I recovered well, all nerves in my arm work, I can fully use my fingers, hand, and arm! – Donna R”
“Dr. Patillo is referred by so many people. He did my surgery and nailed it perfectly. He has done many named sports players. He fixed a guy’s hand also that Paul knows that another doctor screwed up. – Cheryl B.”
“Excellent care, very educated, made my life back to normal. Plus, a great guy!”
Was seen in the past at the oregon fracture clinic for a fractured knee. Was referred to Dr. Patillo for my fractured hand. Can’t even begin to describe how much better my care is with him and his PA Craig! The office staff and overall pleasant caring environment is awesome.
This experience with Patillo is professional, thorough, knowledgeable, patient, and kind. He didn’t rush me. Craig is so equipped with knowledge and skills. He made me feel I was all that mattered. Excellent! Surgery next week. I will update!
After a nightmare experience with two other doctors managing a work comp case, Dr Patillo properly diagnosed my neck injury as a ruptured disc after examining my MRI. An MRI is something the two previous doctors refused to do.
Dr Patillo also referred me to a wonderful physical therapy clinic that has had me pain free for the most part and enjoying life again as i did before the accident. This man is a thoughtful, caring, and extremely knowledgeable physician. Highly recommended!
Dr Patillo was amazing! When I shattered my humerus, I had to wait 10 days in hosp while they looked for a surgeon capable of the repair. He told me there would be a nerve block done and he kept his word! I woke up numb, never cried from pain, I recovered well, all nerves in arm work, can fully use fingers, hand, arm!
Dr Petit and Dr Patillo are truly the best. Very knowledgeable and caring professionals. Broken bicep, run in with a table saw and totally back to normal never thought I would have motion like I use to.
I was referred to Dr. Patillo for a pretty serious bone infection, after my initial hand surgeon went out of town. Dr. Patillo got me into surgery the next day. Normally his office doesn’t accept Washington Workers Comp because the billing is so complicated between the two states, but they made the exception because of the nature of the injury. This was my first serious injury and first surgery. He answered all my questions from start to finish. I needed a PICC line inserted into my arm, and requested that it be done before surgery, which I really appreciated because it meant less needles. He scraped out all of the infection and my thumb is on it’s way to what looks like will be a full recovery. Great experience with all his staff. I’ve gone back for X-rays since my surgery and my bone has almost entirely grown back. Best possible outcome with type of infection. Would definitely recommend.