Robert B. McLafferty M.D.

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Faculty profile
  • Chief of surgery, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR; co-director, operative care division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR

Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.7 out of 5 (51 Ratings, 9 Comments)


  • Cardiology
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine

Special focus on

  • Surgery
  • Vascular


  • M.D., University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont 1990
  • Residency:

    • General surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore.
  • Fellowship:

    • Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, general surgery (2005)


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Surgeons

Patient Ratings

4.7 out of 5 (51 Ratings, 9 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Very kind, very polite. Full of knowledge was a pleasure being seen.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    The Doctor and his whole team were great. Everyone at OHSU has been. Your teams to out of their way to make sure that I have all the care and help I need, and it's much appreciated.

  • Aug 30, 2019

    The doctor explained everything very thoroughly and made sure I understood the course of treatment. He carefully answered all my questions and I left with a much better understanding of what I was dealing with and how to treat it.

  • Aug 11, 2019

    Easy to talk to and really knows his stuff.

  • Aug 10, 2019

    They were very kind and attentive in the service they gave me.

  • Jul 17, 2019

    The doctor is an excellent service, without hesitation I would recommend to anyone of my family. He gives you the time. I give him credit for all his kindness, his professionalism, and all his very professional dedication, very courteous, and very excellent ethics.

  • Jul 10, 2019

    Super fast, friendly and professional service

  • Apr 06, 2019

    I really like the doctor. He is very humble and compassionate. Thanks.

  • Dec 19, 2018

    I thought that he tried to presents my options and tried to discourage my fears and reminding me how much diarrhea I was having and how this might help and said that we had success the date you had had success with treating radiation diarrhea with this treatment and I should give it a try. I'm not really fully understand why he understood my hearing loss issue nor my underlying health condition of chronic fatigue syndrome. This is Dad. I think he don't he tried really hard to be present. Thank you.