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Jason D. Tavakolian, MD
Verified Patient Rating: 4.98 (169 patient reviews and ratings)

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Treatment of Complex Problems of the Hand & Elbow

“My philosophy is summed up well by an inscription on the entryway at Massachusetts General Hospital, where I trained. ‘The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for your patient,’ Francis Peabody, 1927.”

Dr. Jason Tavakolian is available to see patients at our Eugene and RiverBend Pavilion locations.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship: Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD, 2004-2005

  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Combined Orthopaedics Program, Boston, MA, 1999-2004

  • Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, Medical Doctorate, 1999

  • Graduate: University of Colorado, Master of Science, Physics, 1994

  • Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Bachelor of Science, Physics, 1992


  • Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Licensed by the Oregon State Board of Medical Examiners


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • Lane County Medical Society 

  • Oregon Medical Association

Hospital Staff Privileges

  • Sacred Heart Medical Center, Eugene, OR

  • McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, Springfield, OR

  • Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physician and surgeon since 2005

Favorite Activities

In my free time, I enjoy bicycle racing, marathon running, and cross-country ski racing

Slocum Foundation

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“Excellent at Explaining my Hand Issue....Gentle as could be on my injections...Put up with my trying to pronounce his last name....will be back shortly for another injection.”
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