Locations and contactI see patients at
Address700 S.W. Campus DrivePortland, Oregon 97239
Dr. Paula Vanderford trained in pediatric critical care at Oakland Children's Hospital and University of California, San Francisco. She practiced general pediatrics in the U.S. Navy in Naples Italy prior to doing her fellowship in pediatric critical care. She joined the faculty of OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in 2008, and is the program director of the pediatric critical care fellowship.
Dr. Vanderford enjoys running, learning to play the banjo, and riding her elliptigo when she is not working with the great team in the PICU.
Education and training
- Pediatrics, Naval Hospital, Oakland, California, 1987
- Pediatric Intensive Care, Children’s Hospital, Oakland, University of California, San Francisco, California, 1993
- Pediatric critical care, pediatrics
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