Dr. John R Tongue MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. John Tongue is an orthopedic surgeon in Tualatin, Oregon. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Legacy Meridian Park Hospital and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Tongue accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Legacy Meridian Park Hospital and one of 27 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974 - 1977

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, General Surgery, 1973 - 1974

Oregon Health & Science University
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

South Carolina Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
2012 8 2

Communication skills.
Tongue, J. R.,Epps, H. R.,Forese, L. L.

The hidden dangers of winter sliding.
Finnegan, M.A., Tongue, J.R.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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