Lauren M. Azarbal, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C.

  • Instructor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine


Lauren Azarbal is a physician assistant within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. She joined the cardiac team in 2008 after completing her PA degree at OHSU. Outside of her clinical work, Lauren actively mentors and supports the education of students within OHSU's PA program.

In her free time, Lauren is an outdoor enthusiast and triathalon competitor. She takes an active interest in her community and seeks ways to integrate her career and personal interest to facilitate public health and education.


  • B.A., 2002, George Washington University
  • P.A.-C., 2008, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Certifications:

    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery



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