Our Current Residents


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Jake Adams

Hometown: Elkridge, UT
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Fellowship plans: Adult Reconstruction – Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 
Personal interests: golf, wakeboarding, snowboarding/skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, family

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Kirsten Jansen

Hometown: Florissant, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Fellowship plans: Adult Reconstruction – Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 
Personal interests: Disc golf, gardening, homebrewing, computers
Favorite things about Portland: food carts, disc golf courses, summer weather

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Thomas Kowalik

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Fellowship plans: Trauma & Adult Reconstruction – Dr. Paul Duwelius, Orthopaedic & Fracture Specialists, Portland, OR, Sydney Australia Arthroplasty and Trauma, Sydney, Australia
Favorite things about Portland: Skiing, hiking, photography

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Jared Mahylis

Hometown: Gillette, WY
Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Fellowship plans: Shoulder and Elbow – Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Personal interests: scenic/landscape photography
Favorite things about Portland: hiking and biking trails, Timbers games, great food and proximity to Mt Hood and The Gorge.

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Farbod Rastegar

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical School: University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
Fellowship plans: Spine – Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 
Personal interests: fitness and exercise
Favorite things about Portland: the scenery and people 

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John Cox

Hometown: Gallup, NM
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Fellowship plans: Undecided
Personal interests: basketball, enjoying the outdoors (hiking, camping, fishing, skiing)
Favorite things about Portland: the food, the beer, the access to the outdoors

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Ryland Kagan

Hometown: Portland, OR
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Fellowship plans: Undecided
Personal interests: surfing, snowboarding, basketball, softball (beer league), soccer, cooking
Favorite things about Portland: restaurants, 1.5 hours to the mountain or coast

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Joseph Langston

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Fellowship plans: Undecided
Personal interests: snowboarding, gardening, racquetball, bowling, bacon, pick-up basketball, staying in hotels, golf, smoking cigars and drinking bourbon
Favorite things about Portland: microbreweries, food carts, farmers market, Mt Hood

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Michael Rose

Hometown: Mansfield, TX
Medical School: Duke University
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal interests: soccer, golf, hiking
Favorite things about Portland: summer weather, hiking in the Gorge, Commuting by Tram

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Ryan Wallenberg

Hometown: Medford, OR
Medical School: Creighton University
Fellowship plans: Undecided
Personal interests: spending time with family, soccer, basketball, snowskiing, traveling
Favorite things about Portland: plenty to do outdoors and fun city to explore with a unique population, being close to family, close to the mountain and coast, plenty of great breweries and restaurants

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Hannah Aultman

Hometown: Portland, OR
Medical School: Tufts University
Fellowship plans: Undecided
Personal interests: Hiking, skiing, sailing, being outside, good books
Favorite things about Portland: The beautiful outdoors, delicious local beer and food, proximity to friends and family, Powell's Bookstore & Timbers games 

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Karlee Lau

Hometown: Plano, TX
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Traveling, photography, swimming, hiking, trying new restaurants
Favorite Things About Portland: Water, trees, and mountains 

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Dayton Opel

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Badger football/basketball, the Green Bay Packers, golf, racquetball, cheese, my 9 nephews and nieces, bonfires, our golden retriever
Favorite Thing about Portland: The people, the lush green landscape, better seafood and equally as good beer as Wisconsin

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Derek Smith

Hometown: Topanga, CA
Medical School: Columbia University
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Science, Sports and Food
Favorite Thing about Portland: The Weather

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Benjamin Winston

Hometown: Denver, CO
Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Lacrosse, hockey, Broncos
Favorite Things About Portland: Great food, good people, beautiful coast and mountains, tons of breweries

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Courtney Bell

Hometown: Roseburg, OR 
Medical school: OHSU, Portland, OR 
Fellowship plans: Undecided 
Personal interests: Being outdoors, tennis, kayaking, trying new restaurants, Portland Timbers 
Favorite things about Portland: Close to many outdoor activities, summer in Portland, good people, good food and restaurants 

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Shanjean Lee

Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Medical School: Duke University
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Rock climbing, running, learning new things, traveling, music
Favorite Things About Portland: Its walkability, the tap water, and the proximity to the Gorge and the mountains. 

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Elizabeth Lieberman

Hometown: Lake Oswego, OR
Medical School: OHSU
Fellowship Plans: Undecided
Personal Interests: Jogging, reading, my dog
Favorite Things About Portland: So many things to do outdoors, nice people, great food, wine, coffee, and beer

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Peters Otlans

Hometown: Lakewood, WA
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Fellowship Plans: undecided
Personal Interests: Seattle Seahawks and sports, in general; political history and current events
Favorite Things About Portland: proximity to home, friendly people, beautiful scenery

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Travis Philipp

Hometown: Olathe, Kansas
Medical School: OHSU
Fellowship Plans: undecided
Personal Interests: hiking, swimming, anything outdoors, lacrosse, reading.
Favorite things about Portland: Great beer and bars, wonderful people, running on the river; the coast, gorge and Mt. Hood are all super close.

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Nikolas Baksh

Nikolas Baksh

Hometown: Lancaster, PA 
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 
Fellowship: Undecided 
Personal Interests: Basketball, playing guitar, spending time with friends and family, trying new foods and restaurants 
Favorite things about Portland: The Gorge, the people, abundant restaurants and breweries, the views of Mt. Hood (especially from the hospital) 

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Taylor Lara

Hometown: Memphis, TN 
Medical school: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 
Fellowship plans: Undecided 
Personal interests: Running, hiking, reading, photography, classical guitar 
Favorite things about Portland: Vibrant arts and culture scene, amazing food, beer, and wine, tons of outdoor activities, and mild weather 

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David Putnam-Pite

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA 
Medical school: OHSU, Portland, OR 
Fellowship plans: Undecided 
Personal Interests: Surfing, kiteboarding, backpacking, rock climbing, reading and mountain biking 
Favorite things about Portland: The coast and the Gorge, local restaurants and breweries 

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Duncan Ramsey

Hometown: Dallas, TX 
Medical school: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 
Fellowship plans: Undecided 
Personal interests: Bicycles, motorcycles, backpacking, cooking, and mathematics 
Favorite things about Portland: Bikeability, breweries, and beautiful bridges 

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Grant Sun

Hometown: Reno, NV 
Medical school: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 
Fellowship plans: Undecided, currently I like them all 
Personal interests: Mountain biking, climbing, back country skiing, cooking, eating, traveling and any combination of the aforementioned 
Favorite things about Portland: Food, beer, biking friendly community, and close access to the great outdoors