Frederick A. Tibayan M.D.

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Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery School of Medicine

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4.8 out of 5 (75 Ratings, 8 Comments)


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Special focus on

  • Aortic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery (Adult)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Heart Assist Devices
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Surgery


  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts 1998
  • Residency:

    • General surgery – Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Fellowship:

    • Cardiothoracic surgery – Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, general surgery
    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


Dr. Tibayan is an associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery at OHSU. He performs surgery for patients with all types of adult cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, and diseases of the thoracic aorta. Areas of particular clinical interest include heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory assist devices, valvular heart disease, and aortic disease.

He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications on pathology and repair of the mitral valve and on physiology of the injured myocardium. His current research aims at better understanding and treatment of valvular heart disease, and remodeling and treatment of the failing heart.

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  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association
  • American Society of Artificial Internal Organs

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Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (75 Ratings, 8 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

  • Friendliness/courtesy 4.8
  • Explanations about your problem/condition 4.8
  • Concern shown for your questions/worries 4.7
  • Effort made to include you in treatment decisions 4.8
  • Used words you could understand 4.8
  • Amount of time spent with you 4.7
  • Your confidence in care provider 4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending to others 4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending to others 4.8

Patient Comments

  • Jan 25, 2018

    Great Listener - Greeted you with a smile - made you feel very comfortable - Never talked above you - always explained everything to where you could understand. Highly recommend Dr Tibyan. Awesome Physcian

  • Aug 10, 2017

    The doctor was friendly, personalable and was able to put my mind at ease regarding the need for me to have the needed valve replacement surgery.

  • Apr 06, 2017

    Phenomenal compassion and explained his decisions about me very clearly.

  • Mar 23, 2017

    I have always felt like my health concerns were important to my provider, I have never been rushed through any questions or felt I was under some time limits. I am treated almost like a friend.

  • Mar 16, 2017

    Thank you.

  • Dec 08, 2016

    everyone was outstanding

  • Dec 01, 2016

    Dr Tabiyan, and his team/staff were excellent

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