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Robert B. McLafferty, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S. (he/him)

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  • Professor of Surgery; Medical Director of the OHSU Wound and Hyperbaric Center
  • Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Special focus

  • Vascular Surgery

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Robert McLafferty is a vascular surgeon and professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He is also the medical director of the OHSU Wound and Hyperbaric Center.

He also served as chief of surgery for the Portland VA Medical Center. He is past president of the American Venous Forum, the Vascular Disease Foundation and the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery.

Dr. McLafferty earned his M.D. degree from the University of Vermont. He completed his residency in general surgery and fellowships in vascular surgery research and vascular surgery at OHSU.

Dr. Robert McLafferty's published research

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • B.S., 1986, Boston College
    • M.D., 1990, University of Vermont
    • M.B.A., 2017, Portland State University/Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 1990-1996
  • Fellowship

    • Vascular Surgery Research, Oregon Health & Science University, 1993-1994
    • Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 1996-1998
  • Certifications

    • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1997 (Re-certified 2005)
    • General Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1999 (Re-certified 2007)

Memberships and associations:

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • European Venous Forum (Honorary)
  • American College of Health Care Executives
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Distinguished Fellow, Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • American Venous Forum
  • American Venous Forum Foundation
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Midwestern Vascular Society
  • Oregon Medical Association
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Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (67 Ratings, 32 Reviews)

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