Dean Laochamroonvorapongse, M.D., M.P.H.

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Pediatrics, Anesthesiology
Special Interest:
Anesthesia (Pediatric)
Accepting Patients:
English, Spanish (some)

"I feel extremely privileged to have the opportunity to care for children from all over the region and strive to make the perioperative experience as safe and comfortable as possible for patients and families. Having completed my fellowship here, I am honored to continue working with the talented physicians and nurses at Doernbecher."


Dr. Lao specializes in providing anesthesia and sedation for infants, children, and adolescents that require surgery and other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

In his spare time, Dr. Lao enjoys spending time with his wife Kathy (an OB/GYN at OHSU), reading, running, and hiking along the Columbia River Gorge.


  • Degrees:
    B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2003
    M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, 2007
  • Residency:
    Internal Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2007- 2008 Anesthesiology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2008- 2011
  • Fellowship:
    Pediatric Anesthesiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 2011- 2012.
  • Certification:
    American Board of Anesthesiology, 2012

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