Natasha PolensekM.D., FAAP

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine


  • Pediatrics

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Dr. Natasha Polensek is a general pediatrician. She directs a clinic for children with severe obesity and obesity-related disorders and is interested in a community-wide approach to working on this issue. She also is a founding board member of Health Bridges International, a Portland-based nonprofit that performs health-related and medical projects in several countries, with a concentration in Peru. She spent several years traveling the globe and working on various projects, but returned to Portland to be a doting aunt to her niece and nephew.

When she's not working, Dr. Polensek enjoys reading, dancing, camping and tai chi.


  • M.D., 1990, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University, 1994
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics, 2007


  • English
  • French (some)

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy Of Pediatrics

Patient ratings

4.8 out of 5 (136 Ratings, 45 Comments)

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