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Kamala Nyamathi, M.D.

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Specialty:
Family Medicine
Special Interest:
Preventive Medicine
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English

Biography

Kamala was raised in sunny Los Angeles, CA, by parents from two very different parts of the world. From a young age, she developed a deep curiosity about the diversity of people and places around her. Pursuing a strong desire to learn about the inner workings of the human mind and its relationship to the body, she earned her undergraduate degree in Biopsychology.

She spent the year after graduation traveling around the world attempting to soak up as much as she could, eating cheese with Italian shepherds, swimming in the Adriatic Sea and hiking through Thailand’s ancient ruins. During this year, she also traveled to New Delhi, India where she spent several months working with residents and attendings managing TB and HIV in the local university hospital. She was drawn back home by an opportunity in downtown Los Angeles to assist with research focused on enhancing the knowledge base and health outcomes of homeless patients with chronic hepatitis C. Excited by this type of work, she went on to study medicine at the University of California, Davis. She found herself enormously inspired by Family Medicine’s ability to provide holistic healthcare to patients throughout the spectrum of life and finally felt she had found the right calling.

Kamala is very excited to start her training with OHSU’s Family Medicine Department and to have the opportunity to deliver comprehensive and compassionate care to the Portland community. Her primary interests are adolescent medicine, women’s health, global health and caring for vulnerable populations.

In her free time, Kamala enjoys biking, cooking, hiking and traveling wherever and whenever she can manage. She feels very fortunate to be surrounded by the unique communities and incredible beauty of Oregon and is really looking forward to the next few years in the Pacific Northwest.

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    M.D., University of California Davis School of Medicine, CA
  • Residency:
    OHSU

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