Providing Workers’ Compensation Treatment and Physical Therapy Services Since 2005

If you’ve been injured on the job, we offer the following Workers’ Compensation Services:

  • Enrolled and Participating with the following managed care organization; Majoris MCO, Providence MCO, and Caremark MCO
  • We accept SAIF, and all major Oregon workers’ compensation carriers
  • Workers’ compensation is our speciality. You can be confident in our support.
  • We assist you in navigating the return to work process.
  • We help you migrate back to work from your work related injury

Workers’ Comp

Dr. Bowman has over 25 years in the management of work-related illnesses and injuries covered by workers’ compensation. Dr. Bowman’s focus is on early diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment techniques for cost-effective and timely recoveries that promote healthy healing while reducing time lost from work.

Sports Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries

Dr. Bowman is Board Certified in Sports Medicine, and we are in-network with many Insurance companies, including Regence, Moda, PacificSource, Providence, and many others.

Medical-Legal Services

Dr. Bowman has provided expert medical consulting services for attorneys and insurers for a number of years.  He provides medical-legal services from the non-biased expert physician viewpoint for both defense and plaintiff cases.  Physicians are sometimes best qualified to render expert medical opinions, as they have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating patients with the conditions in question.

Our Medical-Legal services include:

  • Conferences/Depositions/Trial Testimony
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IME)
  • Medical Record Review

  • Personal Injury Evaluation
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Arbitration

Physical Therapy

Whether you are an elite athlete, recreational fitness participant, or an employee working in a physically demanding occupation, our team will work together with you, one on one, to examine your condition and deficits. 

We will create a complete assessment, and then together develop an individual treatment program to address how you will progress through your rehabilitation process. If needed, consultation and communication are available with providers who are board-certified in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

Our goal is for each patient to progress towards being independent and to have the necessary tools to manage their condition in an environment where quality patient care is paramount.

Our commitment is to return YOU to an active and healthy quality of life.

Dr. Rob Bowman

Ronald Bowman, MD

Dr. Bowman is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of practice experience providing comprehensive surgical care. He has served as the Chairman of the Oregon Worker’s Comp Legislative Medical Advisory Committee since 2004. His passions are cycling, golf, skiing, boating, and water skiing. Both Dr. Bowman & Vince participated in Cycle Oregon in 2010. He firmly believes in an active lifestyle.

Vincent Gonsalves

Vincent Gonsalves PT, DPT

Vince joined Tigard Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic in 2010. He brings 20 years of experience in orthopedic/sports/industrial practice. He recently acquired his doctorate in physical therapy. He is an avid cyclist – he truly promotes an active lifestyle both personally and professionally. Both Dr. Bowman and Vince participated in Cycle Oregon in 2010.

Tigard Ortho - Alex Friedman MD

Alex Friedman MD

Dr. Alex Friedman is an orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in arthroscopy and sports medicine. He serves his community with a patient-first mindset, and is particularly interested in shoulder, knee, elbow and hip injuries and the care of patients of all ages and athletic abilities. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, hiking, skiing, trail running and golf.


  • Worker’s Compensation Cases
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • On site X-ray
  • Emergency cases welcome
  • Youth Sports physicals
  • Back to work physicals
  • On the Job injuries
  • Fractures, and Dislocations
  • Fitness Training

Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic is a trusted provider specializing in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, and minimally invasive surgery. Serving the greater Portland Metropolitan area, our goal is to provide each of our patients the compassion and respect they deserve while maintaining the highest level of expert orthopedic medical care.

Location & Hours

Call (503) 352-1313 | Fax: (503) 352-1314

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

9445 SW Locust St, Portland OR 97223
Southwest Portland

Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic office
Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic office
Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic office