Justin Tidwell, DPM

Specialist
My Specialties: Podiatry, Board-certified; Podiatric Surgery, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus: Bloodless Surgery Program, Foot/Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages
Gender: Male
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5    179 Ratings    73 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Foot and Ankle

2800 N. Vancouver, Suite 118 Medical Office Building 1, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center campus
Portland, OR 97227-1663
503-413-2005

About Me:

Dr.Tidwell is trained in complex reconstructive and salvage procedures of the foot and ankle and offers a wide variety of surgical and conservative treatments for foot and ankle deformities. Hobbies include: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Music

Year I Started Practice: 2006
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     179 Ratings     73 Comments

Jan 29, 2020
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since my reason for my visit had cleared up and all the Dr did was talk to me, I shoild not have had to make my co pay for $40.00. Hope that fee goes to the health team.

Jan 7, 2020
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Dr was very well aquatinted with my history and was very prompt.

Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell & staff provided exceptional service with unfailing good humor and grace. All my questions were answered completely. I felt heard and respected. Kudos to Dr. Tidwell for an excellent outcome! VG

Dec 12, 2019
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Office always runs appointments on time never have to wait, the staff and Dr. Tidwell are very caring people who listen to their patients

Dec 5, 2019
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excellent doctor, I was impressed by his knowledge, and explanation of my issue and what to do for it.

Dec 2, 2019
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More eye contact.

Nov 20, 2019
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Great patient experience. Dr. Tidwell never seems to rush the appointment yet he is efficient in his care and my questions are always addressed. The staff are attentive and very polite.

Nov 19, 2019
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My visit was great. I really liked Dr. Tidwell. I'm doing very well now with my foot problem as a result of Dr. Tidwell's treatments.

Nov 14, 2019
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Dr Tidwell and his staff are amazing. No matter my frustrations with my injury they were right there to calm me, inform me and help through bthe situation.i appreciate them and their caring manner

Nov 13, 2019
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excellent services, felt confident about the care.

Nov 12, 2019
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The resident and medical student who saw me were also very good.

Nov 11, 2019
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Really great care and better result than I expected. Thanks!

Nov 6, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell has seen me for about 3 months. he is a great communicator, with a gentle demeanor and style. He gave me a number of treatment options, all of which helped. Yesterday we decided to be a bit more aggressive, and I am glad we did so. I will see him for follow up in a month.

Nov 4, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is very approachable, affable, and, of course, knowledgeable!

Oct 28, 2019
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this is my first time seeing Dr. Tidwell after a referral from a family member. The front desk staff were amazingly nice and I was seen right away. The MA who brought me to the room and help Take vitals was also amazing and provide me with exactly what to expect. Dr. Tidwell arrived as soon as the MA left the room and took ample time explaining the cause of my issue and a treatment plan. I was very impressed and I'm only regretful that I didn't book an appointment sooner. Excellent clinic staff and provider

Oct 21, 2019
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Dr Tidwell is great. listens and explained the situation, procedures, and possible future procedures and problems. would highly recommend Dr Tidwell to any and everyone.

Oct 17, 2019
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I got what I needed from a pleasant visit.

Oct 17, 2019
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this wonderful man never once had the COMMPUTER between us..he looked at me when he or I spoke..showing much respect for my alive body. hes a keeper please.

Oct 16, 2019
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always a pleasure to see Dr. Tidwell. He is always very tuned into me and my reason for the visit. Have told many people of him. Only wish he had an office on the west side.

Oct 15, 2019
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Easy quick and knowledgeable

Oct 15, 2019
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I was really impressed with doctor Tidwell. he explained everything quite nicely and I was able to understand what he wanted me to do afterwards. very nice and not as scary as I thought it would be! two thumbs up!!!

Oct 11, 2019
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I went to Emmanuel Hosp. My first time there. The staff was great! Knowledgeable and very personable. I was very comfortable with everyone there.

Oct 9, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell was professional and affable in all of our interactions. My plan for care was well explained and follow ups were spaced appropriately.

Oct 9, 2019
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The visit was very useful, and the doctor and staff were informed and responsive. It took more than a month from the onset of an acute injury to get a referral from primary care and an appointment with the specialist -- and that involved travelling across town (it would have been an additional two week to see the specialist at the usual location).

Oct 2, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is very knowledgeable and considerate. He is a wealth of knowledge &give clear explanations to questions asked. It is a very open & comfortable conversation.

Sep 30, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell was pleasant and made me feel comfortable. He helped my medical need immediately and was very efficient. I was very pleased with my appointment with him.

Sep 3, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is very professional always great you with a smile. Talks to you about your concerns. Makes you feel very comfortable

Aug 21, 2019
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Dr.Tidwell and his staff were prompt, kind, good listeners, and punctual. I had a lovely visit.

Aug 1, 2019
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Dr Tidwell rocks!

Jul 30, 2019
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Doctor was great. He explained things and seemed concerned about my health.

Jul 15, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell was respectful of my questions and very helpful.

Jul 10, 2019
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Great experience

Jul 9, 2019
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he was great I needed an injection and he did fabulous. no pain and he talked me through it.

Jul 8, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is the best!! He is excellent dr. and tells the pt. how it is. I just love the man.

Jul 3, 2019
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having had terrible experiences in the past with other podiatrists, I so appreciate having Dr Tidwell as my podiatrist.

Jul 3, 2019
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The front desk staff and MAs ate always helpful and friendly. Dr. Tidwell is always happy to answer all my questions, whether in person at an appt, by phone or through MyHealth. Together, they have made this whole process much less stressful.

Jul 1, 2019
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he is an awesome doctor but not only him, also the resident( the lady) that removed my toenail she is friendly professional compassionate, i felt well taken care of with both the specialist and the resident, and with all the staff in general, legacy is really a great healthcare services provider, i dont know the bill yet( which i think should be mentioned upfront ) but you know what?, IT WAS WORTH IT

Jun 27, 2019
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I got the answers in the treatment that I needed

Jun 27, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is kind, caring, thorough and thoughtful.

Jun 19, 2019
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Dr Tidwell was able to fit me into an already full schedule, which was greatly appreciated, given the pain I was having. He diagnosed the problem instantly and treated it, all within 5 minutes. He is my hero!

Jun 13, 2019
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this was a follow up visit from last year. I was not sure if the doctor knew me however. It was the same issue that I felt and believed had not been taken care of the first time I saw doctor. I told him this and he appeared to take measures to completely remove the callus this time. Only time will tell if he did a better job than last time.

Jun 10, 2019
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Consistently very professional, personable, and caring !

Jun 10, 2019
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Dr Tidwell is a great doctor, he takes the time to understand my pain points & suggests treatments, then lets me decide which one is right for me. I highly recommend him, he is a true professional

Jun 6, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is very easy to converse with, and talks about the technical aspects of his specialty in language that is understandable.

Jun 6, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell and his staff are always courteous and professional. He answers all my questions.

Jun 5, 2019
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I felt as if the doctor had a clear understanding of my foot pain. The difficulty I had was the fact that each time he explained something to me he closed his eyes. This was very disconcerting and reduced my confidence. I recognize that people have a wide array of tics, quirks and compensations. But, it seems to me that if a provider of medical care is not going to make eye contact there should be some warning of a previously invisible different ability.

Jun 3, 2019
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I had 10 minutes of excellent care, and later I received a bill for $190. I called Pacific Source, who said they would re-assess.

May 23, 2019
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When I talked to my PCP, she led me to believe that I would get an appointment with a podiatrist near my home. When I called for an appointment, I was given no option but signed up with Dr. Tidwell, whose office is across town from where I live. Later, when I called the office number, I was told by someone who hadn't set up my appointment, what I probably got this assignment because I then could get in more rapidly than if I'd been given an appointment close to my home.

May 23, 2019
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Dr.Tidwell is very compassionate and caring. He listens to you and he tried his best to save my life and he succeeded.He also spared my foot from an amputation by trying different types of medication before he would amputate.He is very smart and his office staff is wonderful.

May 16, 2019
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spent 10 minutes for a 30 minute appt. addressed one foot when discomfort was across both. I thought he was going to come back after stepping out to get a printout, but no.

May 16, 2019
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Very professional & approachable.

May 16, 2019
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well I haven't ever had a bad experience with Dr. Tidwell or his staff. The complete visits are efficent and take care of my medical needs. I would highly recommend Dr. Tidwell. He is very personable and knows what he's doing. I really appreciate Dr Tidwelland his staff. Very efficent!

May 13, 2019
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Very professional treatment. Top rating.

May 6, 2019
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The doctor was easy to talk with and gave me the information I needed. I am following the instructions he gave me.

May 2, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell barely took my history and completed only a brief exam. As a new patient, I expected him to complete a more thorough health history. I was there for left foot pain. I believe that he should have asked questions about a left knee surgery that I had a year ago as well as a stress fracture and foot surgery that I've had in the past. He dismissed my theory that I have a stress fracture and gave me a diagnosis that I don't believe is consistent with my symptoms. I felt as if he was in a hurry and had already made up his mind about my diagnosis before even entering the room. I have an appointment to see another podiatrist at another facility tomorrow and look forward to having a comprehensive and more satisfying discussion about my pain.

Apr 30, 2019
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While Dr. Tidwell was great, I'm pretty frustrated with the overall experience. I'm asked to arrive 10 minutes early, only to end up sitting there for 25 min before even making it to the exam room. After that things went well but... I went to the ED right after my injury. They refused to give me any information about how to care for my injury after 48 hours. They told me to call my primary care physician; to whom I did. Upon calling them, they also wouldn't give me any care instructions and directed me to a specialist. I then called the specialist and was told the earliest appointment was two weeks out but they'd see if the Dr wanted me to come in earlier. after waiting 2 days for a returned call, they finally fit me in 5 days after that. All this for a simple question of how I should be taking care of my sprain/break. Pretty deplorable if you ask me.

Apr 24, 2019
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Very good visit my issue was fixed and completed. I'm very satisfied with this visit.

Apr 18, 2019
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The provider & staff were polite, kind, helpful & attentive. However it took me 1 month from date of injury to receive a referral and be able to schedule to see provider.

Apr 4, 2019
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Dr Tidwell and his PA was very informative. It actually felt like they really cared about my questions and concerns.

Apr 1, 2019
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The overall experience was excellent. The staff and Dr. Tidwell treat me with respect and understanding of my problems. I

Mar 28, 2019
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I was glad that Emanuel Hospital could take me right away as the wait at Good Sam was another week.

Mar 28, 2019
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Dr Tidwell is an outstanding doctor. He is kind, compassionate, a good listener, and highly knowledgeableHe preformed a toe a toe nail removal. Knowing my extreme fear from past painful experiences of nail removal from other providers, he acted with patience and made sure the procedure was a better experienc. It was! I highly recommend Dr Tidwell!

Mar 25, 2019
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Dr Tidwell is the best!! He always takes such good care of me and has such a positive outlook on life!!! He is an awesome caring provider and I appreciate him so much. the receptionist is always so pleasant as well!! very welcoming environment!Thank you so much!{name removed to protect privacy}

Mar 25, 2019
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I already have referred Dr. Tidwell to a family member and co-worker. I appriciate his expertise, consistent concern and gentle nature. Good doctor. Also, thank you to his entire staff for there consistant friendliness, timeliness and professionalism!

Mar 18, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is a good listener and is always current on my progress

Mar 15, 2019
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This visit was at the hospital for a procedure rather than in his regular office. This dr. is a podiatrist, so some of these questions don't apply to a specialist's visit!

Mar 6, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell MA is very helpful

Mar 6, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell and his staff provided me with an excellent experience. I was anxious because I'd procrastinated for over a month even making an appointment to have my heel pain checked out. I then had to see someone in my PCP's office for a referral and that took additional time. By the time of This appointment, I felt an urgency because of the on-going pain not because of the seriousness of the condition.

Mar 5, 2019
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I can name only one instance in the last 20 yrs where I was treated with less than excellent care. This outstanding care has been at both Emannuel! Good Samaritan. Thank you!

Mar 5, 2019
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very well

Mar 5, 2019
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all good

Mar 4, 2019
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Dr. Tidwell is very skilled and confident. He fixed my ingrown toenail

Mar 4, 2019
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He was very patient and listened to what I had to say.
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