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Residency Program

 

Current Residents

Class of 2015

George Apostolopoulos George Apostolopoulos, MD

Medical School: New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Undergraduate: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

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George Apostolopoulos, MD

Medical School: New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Undergraduate: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

503‑494‑7500 | apostolo@ohsu.edu

  • Medical School: MD- (AOA) UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • Undergraduate: BS-Biology, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
  • Hobbies & Interests: Road cycling, triathlons, mountain biking, photography, hiking

Colby Austin Colby Austin, MD

Medical School/Graduate: Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Undergraduate: University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

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Colby Austin, MD

Medical School/Graduate: Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Undergraduate: University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

503‑494‑7500 | austicol@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Ultrasound, Wilderness Medicine, Critical Care.
  • Outside Interests: The Last Few Steps to the Summit, Skiing, Ouch, Kayaking & Rafting, Campfires, Mountain Biking, Fresh Air, Fly-fishing, Barbecues & IPAs.
  • Favorite Job before residency: Summers Working for the Forest Service on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. It was incredible to get paid to go on rafting trips down one of the most beautiful rivers in this country.
  • What did you want to be when you were little: I don’t know…still trying to figure that one out.
  • Favorite Smell: Sagebrush in the air after an August Thunderstorm.
  • Favorite TV show of all time: Does college football count?
  • Favorite Music: Josh Ritter, Ryan Adams, Bon Iver, Nick Drake, Tom Petty, and frequently Ry Cooder to name a few.
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: Well it seems my dog Auzzie just annihilated my favorite baseball hat. I want that back.
  • Why I picked OHSU: This place is where it’s at. The people are downright awesome and amazingly supportive of each other’s interests both in and out of medicine. Portland is a vibrant city and Oregon is a beautiful backyard to explore on days off. Come see for yourself.

Aaron Case Aaron Case, MD

Medical School: USC, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

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Aaron Case, MD

Medical School: USC, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

503‑494‑7500 | caseaa@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Anchorage, AK
  • Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Ultrasound, international emergency medicine, disaster preparation
  • Outside Interests: Playing rock and roll, film photography, skiing, cycling, backpacking
  • Favorite Job before residency: Playing bass in a touring rock band
  • What did you want to be when you were little: A rock star and a doctor
  • Favorite Smell All those autumn flavors: pumpkin pie, apple cider, fallen leaves, thanksgiving dinner...
  • Favorite TV show of all time: It's The X-Files
  • Favorite Music: Groovy or well played. I also like Christmas music at any time of year.
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: Lifetime supply of shoulder rubs
  • Why I picked OHSU: OHSU offers a wide variety of excellent clinical experience, but really, it is the most supportive program with the best residents, and bonus, is in an amazing location.

Anna Cedar Anna Cedar, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

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Anna Cedar, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

503‑494‑7500 | cedara@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Clatskanie, Oregon
  • Medical School: OHSU
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Pediatric emergency medicine, rural and international medicine, health care disparities
  • Outside Interests: Capoeira, roaming around the wild parts of the Pacific Northwest, fly fishing, growing vegetables, reading travelogues and history
  • Favorite Job before residency: Wildland firefighter for the US Forest Service
  • What did you want to be when you were little: Foreign Service Officer, then a silviculturist
  • Favorite Smell: The forest after it rains
  • Favorite TV show of all time: Darkwing Duck
  • Favorite Music: Samba-reggae, West African music, Contemporary R&B
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: A trip to Brazil to train capoeira!
  • Why I picked OHSU: Incredible faculty and residents, wide range of experiences in academic and various community settings, strong support for pursuing interests in medicine, and who doesn't want to live in Portlandia and be able to go clam digging one day and snowboarding the next?

Miranda Devine Miranda Devine, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

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Miranda Devine, MD

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

503‑494‑7500 | devinem@ohsu.edu

  • Medical School: MD- Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Undergraduate: BS-Biology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with my son and husband, being outdoors, hiking, playing any sport, swimming, waterskiing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, triathlons, Hood to Coast Relay

Tom Johnson Tom Johnson, MD, PhD

Medical School: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Graduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

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Tom Johnson, MD, PhD

Medical School: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Graduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Undergraduate: University of Portland, Portland, OR

503‑494‑7500 | johnsoto@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Portland, OR
  • Medical School: Stanford University
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Wilderness medicine, sports medicine
  • Outside Interests: Outdoors stuff (hiking, fishing), building things out of wood, making sausage and smoking meat, building a fort with my son, sitting in my backyard by a fire with my wife
  • Favorite Job before residency: landscaping/construction - and I still have all of my fingers and toes
  • What did you want to be when you were little: Pilot
  • Favorite Smell: campfire smoke vs. a forest after a nice rain, I can't decide between the two
  • Favorite TV show of all time: The Simpsons
  • Favorite Music: Classic Rock...CCR, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Zeppelin, etc.
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: a time machine, preferably in the form of a DeLorean
  • Why I picked OHSU: Outstanding national reputation of both the faculty and the program; the curriculum and rotations are geared towards emergency medicine training and not simply providing warm bodies to help the hospital run; the location is great; you get to ride the Tram for free.

Justin Meunier Justin Meunier, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate: University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

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Justin Meunier, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate: University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

503‑494‑7500 | meunier@ohsu.edu

  • Medical School: MD- Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
  • Undergraduate: BA-Biology, French Minor, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
  • Hobbies & Interests: Fishing, hunting, guitar, snowboarding, traveling, camping, cooking.

Anna Nelson Anna Nelson, MD, PhD

Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Graduate: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Undergraduate: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

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Anna Nelson, MD, PhD

Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Graduate: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Undergraduate: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

503‑494‑7500 | nelsoann@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Durham, NC
  • Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Toxicology, Ultrasound, Critical Care, Research and Education
  • Outside Interests: Food and beer – ahh, Portland is glorious; of course, the requisite cycling, hiking, climbing, snowboarding and (now that I live on an awesome river) stand-up paddling; yoga and gardening
  • Favorite Job before residency: Jump Rope Team Coach
  • What did you want to be when you were little: Circus performer or Marine biologist
  • Favorite Smell: fresh-cut grass, rain, coffee
  • Favorite TV show of all time: Lost, but my TV exposure and discernment are seriously stunted since my family did not own a TV
  • Favorite Music: Blind Pilot, Ani Difranco, Outkast, Coles Whalen, Decemberists, Radiohead
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: good health for my family
  • Why I picked OHSU: Superb and diverse faculty who are leaders in the field and also very approachable and interested in teaching. Varied clinical training environments. Likeminded, fun, balanced residents who are great colleagues for this crazy ride through residency. Fantastic program leadership.

Matt Noble Matt Noble, MD, MPH

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Graduate: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Undergraduate: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

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Matt Noble, MD, MPH

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Graduate: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Undergraduate: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

503‑494‑7500 | noblem@ohsu.edu

  • Medical School: MD (AOA) - Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Graduate: MPH-Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Undergraduate: BA-Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; German, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • Hobbies & Interests: Bicycling, building and maintenance, soccer, camping, hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, international travel, cooking, spending time with wife and dog.

Hale Season Hale Season, MD

Medical School: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Undergraduate: Yale University, New Haven, CT

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Hale Season, MD

Medical School: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Undergraduate: Yale University, New Haven, CT

503‑494‑7500 | season@ohsu.edu

  • Medical School: MD- Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Undergraduate: BS-Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Hobbies & Interests: Avid skier, a cappella singing, reading, softball, rock climbing, hiking, camping, kayaking.

Daniel Stein Daniel Stein, MD, MPH

Medical School: University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Graduate: University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

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Daniel Stein, MD, MPH

Medical School: University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Graduate: University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

503‑494‑7500 | steindan@ohsu.edu

  • Hometown: Cliffside Park, NJ
  • Medical School: UC Davis
  • Areas of Interest in Medicine: Healthcare policy and advocacy, ultrasound
  • Outside Interests: Riding bikes, playing guitar, playing in rivers, potlucking, fishing, skiing, baking breads, and...I have to admit it...Catan.
  • Favorite Job before residency: San Mateo Outdoor Education. Probably the greatest place on Earth for environmental education.
  • What did you want to be when you were little: No doubt, hands down, I was definitely going to be a fireman. Pretty sure I still want to be one.
  • Favorite Smell: New tires, coffee in the morning, pipe tobacco.
  • Favorite TV show of all time: Homeland. Is it Sunday yet?
  • Favorite Music: It's always whatever / whoever is playing at the Strawberry Music Festival
  • If you could be given any GIFT, what would it be: Lifetime supply of Trader Joe's chocolate-covered espresso beans
  • Why I picked OHSU: Something clicked for me here on the day I interviewed here. I admired the faculty, connected with the residents, and just loved the entire interview day. The program has a busy, high-acuity emergency department, great mentorship from faculty whom I look up to, a tight-knit group of amazing residents, and gets us out to surrounding hospitals for outstanding community experiences. It was also a great place to bring my family to.

Class of 2016

Mark Dammann, MD Mark Dammann, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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Mark Dammann, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

503‑494‑7500 | dammann@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Motocross, woodworking, construction, SCUBA diving, travel, surfing, gardening, rock climbing, running and cycling.

Kavita Gandhi, MD Kavita Gandhi, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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Kavita Gandhi, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

503‑494‑7500 | gandhik@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy being outdoors specifically hiking, camping, and backpacking. I love visiting national parks and hope to someday visit all the major parks in the United States. I also enjoy scuba diving, but am still a novice diver. I enjoy reading and writing poetry.

Casey Green, MD Casey Green, MD

Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Psychology, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

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Casey Green, MD

Medical School: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Psychology, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

503‑494‑7500 | greencas@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Bible study, weight lifting, hiking, running, rock climbing, skydiving, auto repair, welding, soccer, and family activities.

Jay Loera, MD Jay Loera, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

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Jay Loera, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

503‑494‑7500 | loeraj@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time outdoors, hiking, biking, snowboarding, traveling, reading non-fiction, and spending time with family and friends.

William Loker, MD William Loker, MD

Internship: EM, George Washington University, Washington DC
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

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William Loker, MD

Internship: EM, George Washington University, Washington DC
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

503‑494‑7500 | loker@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Professional interests include technology in medicine and bioinformatics. Outside of medicine, he enjoys brewing beer, tubing down rivers, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Beck Longstreet, MD Beck Longstreet, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

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Beck Longstreet, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

503‑494‑7500 | longstre@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Guitar, music, recording, boatbuilding/carpentry, snowboarding, running and hiking.

Ran Ran, MD Ran Ran, MD

Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

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Ran Ran, MD

Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

503‑494‑7500 | ran@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, dancing, art, website design, cooking and archery.

Tracy Rushing, MD Tracy Rushing, MD

Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduate: OHSU Pediatrics, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Virginia, VA

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Tracy Rushing, MD

Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduate: OHSU Pediatrics, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: University of Virginia, VA

503‑494‑7500 | rushing@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Figure skating, running, reading, being outdoors, going abroad, animal welfare and Broadway musicals.

Stacy Valenzuela Stacy Valenzuela

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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Stacy Valenzuela

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA

503‑494‑7500 | sprando@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Salsa and latin dance, traveling, hiking and yoga.

Diane West, MD Diane West, MD

Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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Diane West, MD

Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

503‑494‑7500 | wesdi@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Camping, hiking, cooking, book club, spending time with husband and kids, volleyball.

Ashley Zielinski, MD Ashley Zielinski, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

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Ashley Zielinski, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

503‑494‑7500 | zielinsa@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with husband and son, hiking, amateur photography, arts & crafts, gardening and yoga.

Class of 2017

Shannon Appy, MD Shannon Appy, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

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Shannon Appy, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

503‑494‑7500 | appy@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading novels, practicing yoga and spending time outdoors.

Erin Baldwin, MD Erin Baldwin, MD

Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

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Erin Baldwin, MD

Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

503‑494‑7500 | baldwine@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Soccer, running, hiking, camping, baking, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Brian Bao, MD Brian Bao, MD

Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Brian Bao, MD

Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate School: Brown University, Providence, RI
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

503‑494‑7500 | baob@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Meditation retreats, exercise physiology and nutrition, crossfit, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and international travel.

Austen Brown, MD Austen Brown, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Reed College, Portland, OR

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Austen Brown, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Reed College, Portland, OR

503‑494‑7500 | brownaus@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Running, motorcycle mechanics and touring, rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing, coffee roasting and chess.

Rebecca Duby, MD Rebecca Duby, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: George Fox University, Newberg, OR

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Rebecca Duby, MD

Medical School: OHSU, Portland, OR
Undergraduate: George Fox University, Newberg, OR

503‑494‑7500 | dubyr@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Running, hiking, camping, backpacking, snowboarding, mountain biking, playing the piano, gardening, traveling and photography.

Alexei Ku, MD Alexei Ku, MD

Medical School: Loyola Univ, Chicago, Maywood, IL
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

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Alexei Ku, MD

Medical School: Loyola Univ, Chicago, Maywood, IL
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

503‑494‑7500 | kua@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Mountaineering/hiking, rock climbing, swimming, kayaking, sketching/painting, fly fishing, reading, travel, singing and playing guitar, archery and ornithology.

Shannon Lee, MD Shannon Lee, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

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Shannon Lee, MD

Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

503‑494‑7500 | lesh@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with family and friends, soccer, hiking, photography, and travel.

Dylan Morris, MD Dylan Morris, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, MA

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Dylan Morris, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, MA

503‑494‑7500 | morridy@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Bicycling, cooking, and traveling.

Kasey Rowe, MD Kasey Rowe, MD

Medical School: UC Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: MIT, Cambridge, MA

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Kasey Rowe, MD

Medical School: UC Davis, Davis, CA
Undergraduate: MIT, Cambridge, MA

503‑494‑7500 | rowek@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, camping, rock climbing, running, volleyball, softball and playing with her dog.

Michaela Sakumura, MD Michaela Sakumura, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

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Michaela Sakumura, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

503‑494‑7500 | sakumura@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Sports, outdoor activities, playing with her dog, music, cooking and traveling.

Inna Shniter, MD Inna Shniter, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

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Inna Shniter, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

503‑494‑7500 | shniter@ohsu.edu

  • Hobbies & Interests: Fitness and weightlifting, hot yoga, hiking, travel, cooking, singing, and the St. Louis Cardinals.