Patient Resources


New Patients 


Medical Records 

​When you come for your first appointment, don’t forget to bring your insurance card, copay and photo ID. 


Please complete new patient forms electronically through our secure patient portal or download paper forms below. If it’s not possible to complete these forms prior to your appointment, please arrive about 45 minutes early to fill out information.

Download New Patient Forms


Surgery Planning 

Planning ​for surgery is a very critical step.  To help make the process a little easier, we put together some helpful information.  Please review the documents below and call our office if you have any questions. 

Pre Operative Instructions 

Surgery Planning Guide 

Surgery Discharge Instructions 

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Discharge Instructions

Anterior Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Discharge Instructions

Cervical Arthroplasty Discharge Instructions 

Constipation Guidelines

Microdiscectomy and Laminotomy Discharge Instructions

Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Discharge Instructions

Posterior Cervical Fusion Discharge Instructions

Posterior Cervical Foraminotory Discharge Instructions

​Spinal Cord Stimulator Information

Thoracic Laminectomy for Placement of Spinal Cord Stimulator Discharge Instructions

​Thoracic Laminectomy and Fusion

To request copies of your medical records, please complete our Patient Record Release Request Form and either mail it to our office 9155 Sw Barnes Road, Ste 210 Portland OR 97225 or fax it to 503-546-3507. We can mail, fax or secure message your medical records to you.

Patient Record Release Request Form


We accept most major insurance plans with the exception of Medicaid.  We also match in-network benefits for those plans with whom we are currently out-of-network. Our staff will be happy to assist you in determining benefits at our office. We are also able to make arrangements for those patients without insurance.


If you have questions regarding the billing statement you received, please contact our billing office, Uptown Medical Billing at 503-266-0839. 


J. Rafe Sales, MD
9155 SW Barnes Road, Suite 210
West Portland

Portland, OR 97225
Phone: 503-546-3503
Fax: 503-546-3507

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