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Hunter Spencer, D.O.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine


Dr. Spencer provides care to create a more beautiful and just community. He is inspired to treat and cure diseases that interact with every aspect of people's lives like chronic infections and substance use disorders. He finds meaning in sharing in his patients' trauma, struggles and successes. His research focuses on health disparities that exist among certain populations, and how to correct them.

Outside of work, Dr. Spencer enjoys exploring Oregon's beaches, forests, mountains and deserts with his wife and their adventurous Chihuahua, Toby. He recently picked up boxing for fitness and loves the new challenge.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 2012, University of British Columbia
    • D.O., 2017, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2020

Areas of interest

  • Treating HIV
  • Eliminating Hepatitis C
  • Substance use disorder (especially opiate use disorder)


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