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Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Mallik Nalluri Tella , MD

Adventist Health Medical Group
10000 SE Main St Ste 224
Portland, OR 97216

(503) 261-6961


Dr. Tella is an Orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques to address musculoskeletal pathology. Following medical school and residency in Orthopedic surgery, Dr. Tella underwent additional training in sports medicine, the management of athletic related injuries, and arthroscopic surgery. During his time at Stanford University, he served as a team physician for the San Francisco 49rs and Stanford Athletics. Dr. Tella has a particular interest in shoulder and knee arthroscopy and reconstruction. He takes a team-based multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Although he has dedicated himself to employing the latest surgical techniques, Dr. Tella understands the significant role of nonsurgical treatment in the care of patients. Dr. Tella grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and loves to spend his free time outdoors. He especially enjoys biking, hiking and playing tennis.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 17 Years

Languages Spoken: English


Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventist Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine Graduated in 2005

Main Location

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net OR CommunityCare
  • Health Net OR PPO
  • Heritage Prime
  • Moda Health Beacon
  • Moda Health Community Care Network
  • Moda Health Connexus
  • Moda Health Synergy Network
  • Multiplan PPO
  • OHSU Plus Network
  • PacificSource PSN
  • PacificSource SCN MRF
  • PacificSource SmartChoice
  • Pacificsource SmartChoice OR MRF
  • PacificSource SmartHealth Oregon Members
  • PacificSource SmartHealth Standard MRF
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Premier HMO - Individuals
  • Providence Health System Connect Network
  • Providence PPO
  • RealValue Network
  • Regence MyChoice NW
  • Regence OR Preferred Provider Network
  • Regence Preferred - OR
  • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO