Team Doctors - Sports Medicine Oregon

Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon – Richard H. Edelson, M.D.
Dr. Edelson, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, serves as head team physician for the Portland Timbers.  He completed his fellowship training in sports medicine.  His practice includes a wide range of orthopaedic and sports injuries, focusing primarily on knee and shoulder injuries.  He is especially skilled in arthroscopic surgery of knees and shoulders. 

Dr. Edelson obtained his Undergraduate Degree in Human Biology at Stanford University.  He received his Medical Degree, and holds a Master’s Degree in Pathology from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Edelson completed his Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Utah Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals.   His Medical Fellowship in Sports Medicine was at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Edelson serves as the orthopaedic consultant for the Portland Thorns and provides orthopaedic support through the local community, including athletic coverage for local high schools.  He also serves on the Board of Directors and advisory boards on several physician organizations.    He and his wife Jill have three children.  Dr. Edelson enjoys golf, skiing and working out.

Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon – Jonathan E. Greenleaf, M.D.
Dr. Greenleaf,a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, serves as one of the team physicians for the Portland Timbers.  He completed his fellowship training in sports medicine and pediatric orthopaedics.  Although he treats a wide variety of orthopaedic patients, Dr. Greenleaf is especially skilled in arthroscopic treatment of knees and shoulders.

Dr. Greenleaf completed his Undergraduate Degree in Biology at Wesleyan University and received his Medical Degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.  He completed an Internship at Eastern Virginia Medical Center.  Dr. Greenleaf completed his Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and was Chief Resident at Boston University School of Medicine.  His medical Fellowships include a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic in Eugene, Oregon and a Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand.

Besides maintaining his practice, Dr. Greenleaf provides orthopaedic support throughout the local community, including for local high schools.  He and his wife Lisa have three children.  Dr. Greenleaf, an avid fly fisherman, also enjoys mountain biking and rock climbing.

Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon – Kevin J. Murphy, M.D.
Dr. Murphy, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, serves as one of the team physicians for the Portland Timbers.  As a fellowship trained sports medicine specialist, Dr. Murphy has taken a special interest in the care and rehabilitation of injured athletes of all ages.  His surgical expertise includes arthroscopy of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle, joint replacement, and fracture care.

Dr. Murphy completed his Undergraduate Degree in Biology at Loyola Marymount University.  He received his Medical Degree from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine.  Dr. Murphy completed his General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.  His medical Fellowship in Sports Medicine was at SOAR/Stanford University.

Dr. Murphy provides orthopaedic support through the local community, including for local high schools.  He and his wife, Laura, a pediatrician, have three children.  Dr. Murphy enjoys travel, golf, and snowboarding.