David Bear MD

Hand & Upper Extremity
5
Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Eugene
55 Coburg Road
Eugene OR 97401

Additional Offices

3377 RiverBend Drive, 3rd Floor
Springfield OR 97477

Shoulder Reviews

5
“Dr Bear is the best shoulder surgeon. Thank you, Dr. Bear.”
– Jose M.
5
“I am still recovering, so I can’t speak about the outcome, but the pre-op visit and the surgery went great. I felt Dr. Bear listened to me and understood. Everything was handled professionally and with care. I loved Lori from the front desk at Day Surgery and my prep nurse too.”
– Kathy F.
5
“I have always been very pleased with Dr. Bear. He always seems to be genuinely caring and concerned about my wellness. He is very talented, and I would strongly recommend Dr. Bear to anyone who needs surgery.”
– Patrick M.
5
“Dr. Bear is very kind and respectful and always answers my questions. He makes me feel like he cares about me.”
– Leonardo L.
5
“Dr. Bear and this medical center are one of the best.”
– Sheila M.
5
“I'm able to move my shoulder. Thank you, Dr. Bear.”
– Jose M.
5
“Dr. Bear did surgery on my shoulder. He did a great job. He is awesome. He listens to my concerns and helps me get better. Thank you, Dr. Bear.”
– Jose M.
5
“Dr. Bear takes his time and makes sure to answer all your questions.”
– Meranda M.
5
“I had a great time getting to know how knowledgeable and experienced Dr. Bear and the staff are over the last several months. They are genuinely great at their work. They are professionals with a good sense of humor and respect for their clients.”
– Rebecca L.
5
“Everything with Dr. Bear was great.”
– Craig P.
5
“My nurse, Joy, was fantastic and very friendly. My X-Ray tech was also excellent and very friendly. Very sharp and no screwing around. In and out in record time. Dr. Bear is the best. We go back 8-10 yrs with three different procedures. One was a shoulder replacement. Better than original equipment. A great visit. Thank you all.”
– Monty G.
5
“Dr. Bear and the whole staff were great. He is very open and easy to discuss health problems that may arise. Very thorough. After my surgery, he explained what was wrong and the procedures to repair it. Excellent experience with Dr. Bear and the staff. Thank you.”
– Steve M.
5
“Dr. Bear has been my doctor for several years now, and I trust him. He is a great doctor, and I only went through with this surgery because he said it was the best thing to stop my pain.”
– Leanne C.
5
“Dr. Bear is very professional and compassionate. I had him for my shoulder surgery. I am so happy with my results.”
– Stephanie H.
5
“Excellent in every way. Dr. Bear was friendly, knowledgeable, fun, and competent. Great surgical job. I couldn't ask for anything more.”
– Arthur M.

Wrist Reviews

5
“I had the best experience. Dr. Bear and all the staff that took care of me were wonderful. They were very thoughtful and accommodating. I was very comfortable.”
– Maggie T.
5
“Dr. Bear is one of the best. He is always kind and thoughtful. He explains my options in detail and allows me to decide which I’m most comfortable with. My experience with his surgical skills has been outstanding. I would highly recommend him for any elbow, wrist, or hand problem.”
– Susan H.
5
“Dr. Bear and the staff were very understanding because I was really nervous. Not something I ever want to do again, but it went well.”
– Frank C.
5
“This was my first experience with Slocum, but Dr. Bear performed the same procedure on my left wrist several years ago at another facility. I trust Dr. Bear completely with my orthopedic issues, and his professional knowledge and advice in my care reduce my anxiety. He treats me with professionalism respect and is always friendly and kind. I would recommend him one hundred percent.”
– Marjorie R.

Elbow Reviews

5
“Dr. Bear is an excellent surgeon and very personable as well. I felt so confident during my surgery and in the days since.”
– Susan H.
5
“Amazing! Every bit of this experience was pleasant. Dr. Bear and all the people that I had interaction with were kind, caring, and attentive. Not once did I feel rushed or uncared for.”
– Sara M.

Hand Reviews

5
“Dr. Bear and the staff were very respectful and caring. It was a great experience.”
– Robin H.
5
“This was my 3rd surgery with Dr. Bear and his staff. They are always professional, always friendly, and always an A+. I feel informed, cared for, and safe.”
– Kristine J.
5
“I've seen Dr. Bear for several years and only have good things to say. He's been very helpful and informative during my many visits, which led to my first surgery last September and my recent surgery yesterday.”
– David G.
5
“Dr. Bear is the most amazing, kind, and thoughtful doctor. He always speaks to me in a way that I thoroughly understand his diagnosis, and he provides options for solutions. Dr. Bear is an A+ doctor.”
– Evie R.
5
“The best there is Dr. Bear. He is caring and gentle with an absolutely excellent bedside manner. You won’t find a better surgeon. Thank you very much.”
– Debbie A.
5
“Everything went smoothly with no hiccups at all. The staff was very professional and competent. I was very impressed with how everyone took the time to explain in great detail what was going to happen pre and post my surgical procedure. I’m a nurse myself, and it was nice to see everyone’s professionalism. Dr. Bear and the anesthesiologist were fantastic.”
– Dylan B.
5
“Dr. Bear is fantastic. He is very kind, compassionate, a good listener, and offers reassuring advice when needed. Overall, I am very happy with my left-hand surgery.”
– Sierra M.
5
“Dr. Bear was very confident and friendly and took the time to explain my procedure and answer my questions. He offered future in-office, phone, or video conference appointments in addition to my regularly scheduled rechecks in case I have any questions or concerns. My recovery is proceeding better than I anticipated. His staff is helpful and knowledgeable.”
– Cheryl H.
5
“Dr. Bear is personable, kind, and competent. He listens and communicates well. He was my hand surgeon before he came to Slocum, and I have a great deal of respect for him. He is the only reason I came to Slocum.”
– Johanna W.
5
“I had a good experience with my surgery. I have extreme social anxiety, and I was made to feel very comfortable. Everybody was accommodating and very respectful, and Dr. Bear was just wonderful. He did a good job.”
– Brandalee R.
5
“I did not have to wait long. The staff was very professional, friendly and polite. Dr. Bear was prompt, friendly, knowledgeable, and listened to me. He then explained my problem, told me the options for my care, let me decide to have the treatment immediately, or I could make another appointment. When I chose to have it done immediately, he took care of me right then, and I was able to go home with my problem taken care of. It was a great experience, especially for my first time seeing Dr. Bear. If necessary, I will definitely see him again and recommend him and the Slocum Center to all my friends and family.”
– Carson A.
5
“Dr. Bear was very professional yet personal, thoughtful but to the point. Smiles on all faces, thanks.”
– Richard S.
5
“It was an easy surgery, and Dr. Bear treated me like a king.”
– Darren B.
5
“I had CMC joint surgery with Dr. Bear. Excellent experience. Pre and post-surgery care were excellent. The surgery went very well. Recovery is going great. Very happy overall.”
– Sierra M.
5
“Dr. Bear is amazing. He is kind, honest, and genuinely cares about his patients. A good man who has patched me up quite nicely.”
– Evie R.
5
“Fast and efficient procedure. Dr. Bear had me in and out and headed home in under an hour.”
– Randi K.
5
“Dr. Bear and the staff have been very pleasant and professional.”
– Rodney N.
5
“Dr. Bear did an excellent job. We're just doing a follow-up exam, and things are progressing quite well. We're probably looking into having my other hand done by the end of the year, and I look forward to having him take care of me as well as he did my left hand.”
– David G.
5
“Dr. Bear is personable, patient, and present. He provides excellent care, takes time to answer and address questions, and is efficient in the surgical theatre.”
– Jason B.
5
“I am going to have surgery on my thumb. Dr. Bear has done carpel tunnel surgery on both my wrists, and they are great and have no scar. I feel very confident with Dr. Bear.”
– Joan P.
5
“Everything was very organized. Dr. Bear and the staff treated me with kindness. Thank you.”
– Rose O.
5
“Dr. Bear is an excellent surgeon, explains all the options, and is a caring physician. I would highly recommend him.”
– Karen J.