Adam Heisinger, DO, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy. At Sports Medicine Oregon in Tigard and Wilsonville, Dr. Heisinger treats athletes of all ages and skill levels, with his main focus on arthroscopically treated disorders of the knee and shoulder. He also performs knee and hip replacement surgery, utilizing the anterior, minimally invasive, muscle sparing approach, as well as traumatic injuries including broken bones in both kids and adults. He specializes in ACL, meniscus and other reconstructive surgery of the knee, and rotator cuff repairs, as well as stabilization procedures in the shoulder.
Dr. Heisinger received his undergraduate degree at the University of South Dakota, before earning his medical degree at Des Moines University. After completing his internship, he spent 4 years in the Air Force as a flight surgeon. There he was a member of the Fighting Eagle’s 27thFighter Squadron in Langley, VA, equipped with the F-22 Raptor. He was then stationed at Shaw, SC with the 79thFighter Squadron, operating the F-16 Viper. He was deployed overseas several times, and finished his career after logging more than 100 fighter jet hours.
Dr. Heisinger completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, OH, and chose to specialize even further in sports medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery at Orthopedic Research of Virginia in Richmond, VA. There he covered athletes of all skill levels, including the Old Dominion University Monarchs, multiple high school teams, and the Washington Commanders NFL team.
After completing his training, he took his talents to La Grande, OR, where he was the head team physician and surgeon of the Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers. He did not limit his treatment to just athletes however, and honed his skills with anterior approach total hip replacements, knee replacements, trauma surgery, as well as degenerative conditions, pediatrics, and work injuries. He was also a clinical preceptor for Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU), teaching orthopedics to medical students.
Dr. Heisinger is thrilled to join Sports Medicine Oregon, where he is one of the team physicians for the Portland Timbers, and an orthopedic consultant for the Portland Thorns. He is also proud to provide coverage and orthopedic support to the local high schools. He believes in a patient-centered approach, taking time to explain the options and making the right decision with you, for you.
When he’s not working, Dr. Heisinger enjoys all of the activities the PNW has to offer, including camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing, and spending time with friends and family including his daughter, Briley.
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