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Cathleen Amen, M.D.

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Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English, Spanish (some)

"I do love working with our team of providers serving children and families in the Spina Bifida Program. We are so attached we cannot bid them farewell upon reaching age 21. We welcome them back every year."

Biography

Cathleen specializes in providing long-term care for individuals who are born with spina bifida in its many forms. She has developed expertise in managing problems associated with neurogenic bowel and bladder and has extensive experience teaching children to provide their own catheterizations.

When not working, Cathleen enjoys time with family and friends. She is active in her church and volunteers at its annual Kids ‘N’ Cancer Camp Agape. She is an excellent cook who loves trying out new recipes. You can almost always find her catching the Seattle Mariners baseball games on TV.

Education

  • Degrees:
    B.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, 1996
    M.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1996
  • Certification:
    Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCP), 1996 (active)
 

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