“In orthopedics, you help folks return to activities they treasure the most”
Mr. Navarro first assists for such surgeries as total joint replacement, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and fracture repair. He also provides surgical follow-ups, fracture management and joint injections, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, and prescribes medications and therapy.
Language(s) - English
With a teaching background, John Navarro’s approach to care is education-focused. He says a major focus of his is explaining what is going on in terms the patients can understand in order to accomplish their goals.
“Whether it is walks with their loved ones, playing with the grandkids, returning to work, or taking care of their yard, orthopedics is about returning (patients) to their life.”
A musician/songwriter, Mr. Navarro lives on a small homestead with his wife and children.
Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Touro University, Vallejo, Calif., 2006; Masters of Public Health, Touro University, 2006; Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, 1992
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
3680 NW Samaritan Drive
Corvallis, OR 97330
1705 Waverly Drive SE
Albany, OR 97322
Press Ganey Patient Ratings
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.
About the Press Ganey Survey Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Press Ganey Survey Comments From Patients
This provider is kind, attentive and truly interested in helping his patient.
John Navarro was thorough, informative and personable. He answered all questions, looked at me when he spoke and provided direction and what to expect for the near future.
John N. listened to my concerns, treated me with respect and made me feel comfortable. More like a friend that cares and has my well being as his utmost concern.
I have received outstanding care from John Navarro. I am continually impressed with the care, respect and overall knowledge I see from John. I am always treated perfectly and I only have glowing things to say about everyone I meet every time I have an appointment.
John Navarro is the sweetest man on earth! Who knew that getting shots in your knees would be so much fun?!
Doctor by his questions, interactions makes you feel most important at that time – He should be cloned.
I saw John Navarro for Cortisone shots. John gives a great shot and is always friendly & helpful.
Mr. Navarro and staff have always been very caring and thorough. It’s like coming to see an old friend.
John Navarro is an excellent dr. and a great person
I thought that John listened to my questions and prescribed follow up for most of them.
John Navarro is always so kind and cheerful – I appreciate it!
John Navarro is respectful and helpful. He will answer questions & not act like he is in a big hurry in dealing with you – sometimes, it is obvious that he needs to take some additional time reviewing patient records.
John Navarro & Dr. Stanley are exceptional people/Drs. they treat you like a real person & not time block on their schedule.
John Navarro was a great listener. I very much appreciated it.
This provider restores my faith that there are a few good guys practicing medicine for the right reasons.
Dr. Navarro is one of the best providers the Clinic has. He is attentive and ALWAYS explains everything to me. The level of care that I receive from him is exemplary. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate his care.
John Navarro is always kind, listens, suggests possible ways to improve my health. He is very personable. I always enjoy my appts with him. John is an excellent representative of the Clinic.
Very helpful and personable; included my opinion and comments in the care decisions; provided education too.
I love John Navarro! He is always upbeat and cares deeply.
I was and am very pleased with John Narvarro. He has all the qualities and the kind of personality that you always want to find in any medical person. He is caring, concerned, helpful, asking my thoughts, offering his suggestions and always letting me know I can contact his office if I need to ask his opinion on something relative to my current medical issue.
Dr. Navarro may be the best medical attention I have ever had.
Dr. Navarro,was very informative, friendly and easy to talk to. He is a great guy.
He LISTENED, ASKED QUESTIONS, cared, explained – HE is awesome!
John was competent. compassionate, and endowed with a gentle sense of humor. He was comforting, and I left feeling at once much better.
Dr Navarro, excellent communicator & personable
John was well prepared and knowledgeable in his responses to my questions and recovery.
John is a very personable guy. He seems to really care about my problem and seems willing to work at solving it.
John Navarro is very knowledgeable, personable & respectful. He explains things very well and takes time to do this.
This provider took enough time to listen to my concerns and put together an aggressive plan that gave me confidence to that this plan was the right way to proceed.
I have great respect for John – he has always left me highly satisfied.
John Navarro is a wonderful provider. He is bright, friendly, knowledgeable & has excellent communication/people skills. He helped make our teen feel at ease.
John was really helpful & nice.
Navarro is down to earth, relatable, felt genuine concern and explained things sooo well!
John Navvaro is a thoughtful, considerate, man. He has guided me in a direction to be able to work on my shoulder problem, which seems to be getting much better through exercise workouts, etc.
John Navarro is the most skilled provider at giving steroid injections into my knee. He does it with NO pain. In the past, the procedure was so painful at other providers’ offices that I would cry. He is an amazing PA, and a very caring person. Dr. Stanley is the most caring surgeon I’ve ever had, and I’ve had MANY of them. This healthcare team is outstanding
John Navarro is an excellent care provider. he listened to every concern I have had and had many helpful suggestions!
John Navarro is an exceptional care provider, a real joy to know him.
Enjoyed the visit had some laughs.
Easy to understand him.
John Navarro is exceptional! His knowledge & explanations of my shoulder were amazing.
Knowledgeable and confident.
John Navarro is an incredible PA-C. He is knowledgeable, concerned, direct, explains things well, answered my questions and addressed my concerns. TOP NOTCH professional.
Dr. Navarro has the kindest mannerisms. He showed great concern and treated my injury like there was no one else but me with an injury.
John Navarro is a king, caring, knowledgeable doctor! He is excellent.
Dr Stanley and John Navarro are the best!
John Navarro is kind, gentle, caring and easy to talk to. He listens & makes sure we both understand – Great man!
I think John Navarro is a very caring PA and has a very good knowledge of my situation.
NAVARRO & FEDERICK ARE SOME OF THE VERY BEST MEDICAL HELP I’VE EVER RECEIVED
Dr. Navarro was very good to explain my X-rays, demonstrate exercises, and answer any questions.
I like the guy, good repore!
John is wonderful! Professional, listens well, responds with clear information and plan of care. Super!