Avital Y. O'Glasser, MD, FACP

Avital O'Glasser, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Medical Director, Preoperative Medicine Clinic
Clinical & Medicine Teaching Hospitalist Services
Preoperative Medicine Clinic


MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
BA: University of Chicago, Biological Sciences, Chicago, IL, 2003


Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2010
Internship: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2008

Research Interests:

Post-operative myocardial injury

Clinical Interests:

  • Peri-operative Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Quality improvement
  • Medical education
  • History of medicine
  • Point-of-care ultrasound
  • Resident scholarship and abstract writing

Representative Publications:

  1. O'Glasser AY, Milas KM. Horner's, Heterochromia, and Harlequins. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Apr 2.
  2. O'Glasser AY, Mansoor A. "If you prick us, do we not bleed?": An uncommon cause of xanthochromia.  J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Feb 10.
  3. O'Glasser AY. The Unknown Unknowns. 2014 SGIM Forum;37(11):9.
  4. O'Glasser AY, Sauerwein RR.  Recurrent Melanoma Presenting as a Very Large Cardiac Mass with Concurrent Pancreatic Involvement.  2014 JGIM. 29(11):1557-8.

Poster Presentations:

  1.  Mathes D, Kirchhoff T, Taylor C, O'Glasser AY, Klopfenstein B, Hanavan K. Pre-operative Preparation of the Diabetic Patient.  Poster presented at OHSU National Nurse Week poster displays.  Portland, OR 5/2015.
  2. "The Pre-Operative Medicine Clinic: The PMC Pathway." Northwest Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Regional Meeting 2013. O'Glasser AY, Karlapudi SP, Ong Y, Taylor C.  
  3. "Pre-Operative Cardiac Testing: Are We Choosing Wisely?" Northwest Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Regional Meeting 2013. O' Glasser AY, Karlapudi SP, Gollapudi D, Ong Y, Taylor C.


Enjoy hiking, photography, genealogy research, spending time with family.

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