Dr. Sewell specializes in a variety of orthopedic conditions including:

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement
  • Outpatient Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dr. Sewell is an orthopedic physician and surgeon who specializes in shoulders, hips and knees. Known for his warm and comforting bedside manner, his treatment focus is on patients with arthritis with an emphasis on performing total hip or knee replacements. He is also devoted to the evaluation and treatment of sports medicine patients. 

Dr. Sewell is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and performs more than 200 joint replacement surgeries per year.  He has a strong interest in joint arthroplasty and has been a pioneer within Oregon creating an outpatient total joint arthroplasty program at the Willamette Surgery Center.  Over 500 outpatient total hip and knee replacements have been performed by Dr. Sewell and other members of the total joint team from Hope Orthopedics over the past year.  Patient reviews of the program have been outstanding with 99% of the participants stating they were extremely satisfied with their care and outcomes following their surgeries and would recommend the Willamette Surgery Center to their friends.

Dr. Sewell is ranked as one of the top three in orthopedic surgery in Salem on Three Best Rated.

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  • Undergraduate: Whitman College
  • Medical School: Washington University St. Louis, Mo

Graduate Medical Education

  • Residency: National Naval Medical Center

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine