COVID-19 Emergency

During the COVID-19 Emergency, Dr. Yen Shipley is continuing to provide in-person care for urgent orthopaedic issues, but is now offering Telemedicine visits as well. Please call 503-231-1426 to schedule your appointment.

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Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley, a Portland Monthly 2020 Top Doctor, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, with additional fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy. Her professional interests include sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, injuries and conditions of the shoulder and knee, fracture care and general orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Yen Shipley received her B.A. degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent time after her undergraduate training working in the snowboarding industry and event planning, before finding her true passion, medicine. She attended Drexel University College of Medicine, in Philadelphia, where she discovered her love for Orthopaedics. Dr. Yen Shipley completed internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, then completed additional fellowship training in arthroscopy and sports medicine at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia.

Dr. Yen Shipley is a partner at Multnomah Orthopedic Clinic. In addition to her her clinical practice, Dr. Yen Shipley enjoys caring for athletes of all levels, as a team physician for  U.S. Ski and Snowboard TeamMultnomah University and Portland Interscholastic League. She has also been involved as a part of the medical team for track and field’s IAAF World Indoor Championships, the University of Richmond and the Virginia Special Olympics.

Dr. Yen Shipley is passionate about sharing her path to medicine with others, in particular our next generation of future physicians. As a mother and a surgeon, she is a mentor and champion for women and diversity in surgical specialties, and brings awareness to this through speaking engagements and an active online presence. She has been a featured contributor on, called “a must-read blog” by Rebecca Ruiz of Forbes, among multiple other online sources of medical news.

- Assistant Clinical Professor, Western University of Health Sciences, Lebanon, Oregon
- Member and official spokesperson, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
- Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Member, Oregon Medical Association
- Member, Oregon Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Affiliated Hospitals/Surgery Centers:
Columbia River Surgery Center
Providence Portland Medical Center
Plaza Ambulatory Surgery Center at PPMC
‚Äč- Legacy Mount Hood Hospital 

Multnomah Orthopedic Clinic

5050 NE Hoyt Street, #626
Portland, Oregon 97213

T: 503.231.1426
F: 503.231.0316

Important Information: All material presented on this website is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not medical advice. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL 911. If you have an orthopaedic condition for which you wish to establish a patient-doctor relationship, please utilize the clinic contact information in the patients tab to make an appointment with Dr. Yen Shipley.

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