Paul Henry Schipper M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.P.

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Faculty profile
  • Program director, OHSU Thoracic Surgery Residency Program

Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery School of Medicine

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Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thymoma and Thymic Malignancies

Education

  • B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois 1992
  • M.D., University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City Iowa 1996
  • Residency:

    • General surgery, New York University, 2001
  • Fellowship:

    • General thoracic surgery, Mayo Clinic, 2004
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, 2003 and 2012

Biography

Dr. Schipper does all types of general thoracic (chest and lung) surgery. He has a particular interest in lung and esophageal cancer, emphysema surgery and minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques. He came to OHSU in 2004 to work with innovative surgeons and researchers as well as to teach residents his specialty.

In his spare time, Dr. Schipper enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and two children on snow skis, mountain bikes, road bikes or on foot while hiking. He is also active with his son's Boy Scout troop, is himself an Eagle Scout and enjoys singing in the church choir.

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Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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