Timothy K. LiemM.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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Biography

Dr. Timothy Liem is a professor of surgery at OHSU where he is a vice-chair for quality in the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. He received an undergraduate degree in biomechanical engineering from the University of California at San Diego, and he received his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He completed his general surgery training at Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and his vascular surgery residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2015, he received his MBA in healthcare management from OHSU. Dr. Liem is board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, the Western Vascular Society, the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and Alpha Omega Alpha. He is on the editorial board and a reviewer for numerous medical journals, and has authored or co-authored over 80 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. He lectures across the country on topics including venous thromboembolism, anticoagulation and venous duplex imaging. Dr. Liem sees patients in the OHSU Vascular Surgery Clinic at the Physician’s Pavilion, and in the Vein Clinic at South Waterfront.

Education

  • B.A., 1986, University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering, Bioengineering
  • M.D., 1990, University of Southern California
  • M.B.A., 2015, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles, Calif., 1990-1995
    • Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1995-1997
  • Fellowship:

    • Vascular Radiology, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, 1997-1999
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 1996, 2005, 2016
    • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 1998, 2007

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Western Vascular Society
  • American Venous Forum
  • Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  • International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • Pacific Northwest Vascular Society
  • Oregon Medical Association
  • University of Missouri Surgical Society

Patient ratings

4.8 out of 5 (284 Ratings, 115 Comments)

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