The National Library of Medicine’s Expertscape announced that Patrick Denard, MD, of the Oregon Shoulder Institute in Medford, Oregon, is ranked #2 for rotator cuff repair and #17 in shoulder replacements worldwide.

The extraordinary recognition is based on Dr. Denard’s scientific publications and research over the last 10 years. His consistent research on shoulder surgical techniques and recovery is highly ranked and scored based on recency, topic and publication type. Expertscape’s rankings are 100% objective, with no elements of a popularity contest, nor any way for an institution to spin into a higher ranking.

The experts listed by Expertscape have demonstrated their expertise by putting their knowledge on paper and getting it through the rigorous review process that characterizes scientific publication.

“Being considered ‘world renowned’ is a humbling experience, but I love what I do. There is no better feeling than seeing your research findings pay off through better patient outcomes. It helps me get my patients back to doing the things they love,” says Dr. Denard.

A native Oregonian, Dr. Denard is a 2021 Castle Connelly Top Doctor as voted by his peers, has previously been voted one of the top 20 shoulder surgeons in North America and is the most widely published shoulder specialist in Oregon. Dr. Denard has advanced arthroscopy training and performs most shoulder procedures in a minimally invasive fashion. These techniques allow him to repair tears that some consider “irreparable.” In addition, he performs anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements for shoulder arthritis.

Dr. Denard also serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at the Washington State University Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences, and as an instructor at Oregon Health & Science University. He is an active member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He continues to present at national and international conferences and regularly instructs other orthopedists at courses on the shoulder. He is the co-author of two textbooks on shoulder surgery: “The Cowboy’’s Companion: A Trail Guide for the Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeon” and “The Cowboy’s Conundrum: Complex and Advanced Cases in Shoulder Arthroscopy”. These books provide step-by-step instructions and tips and tricks for successful outcomes for orthopedic surgeons performing shoulder surgery.

Patients looking for a specialist in shoulder care can be confident that Patrick Denard, MD, is best in the field.

He is joined at Oregon Shoulder Institute with colleague Cameron Phillips, MD. Together the two advance shoulder care to the highest level by providing state-of-the-art care through continual review of medical evidence and active research. These scientific principles are married with a personalized approach to care that is used to provide the best possible outcome for each patient. Their goal is to get to know each patient and help them get back to active lifestyles. For more information visit made-by-gi-patrick.leopoldopirela.com or call 541-608-2595.