Dr. Tobin specializes in the following:

  • General Orthopedics
  • Knee Replacements
  • Knee Conditions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Conditions
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Richard Tobin is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in general orthopedics, sports medicine, and shoulder conditions. He completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at the San Diego Naval Hospital . Dr. Tobin treats all orthopedic injuries, but specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery. He runs a clinic to see athletes at Western Oregon University, so you can often find him helping out the athletes both off and on the field there. Dr. Tobin really enjoys fishing and hiking in his free time, especially fishing.


  • Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Graduate Medical Education

  • Residency: San Diego Naval Hospital
  • Internship: San Diego Naval Hospital

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • Association of Orthopedics (OMA)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Mid Valley Independent Physicians Association
  • Marion Polk Medical Society