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Ben Pederson, M.D.

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Specialty:
Family Medicine
Special Interests:
Behavioral and Mental Health, Adolescent Health, Chronic Disease Management, Evidence-based Medicine, International Medicine
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English

"As a family physician, I am committed to improving the health and wellness of individuals and their families through providing compassionate and evidence-based full-spectrum primary care. Outside the clinic, I strive to advocate for policies and research that ensure a healthier future for all members of our society."

Biography

Dr. Pederson grew up in Minnesota and moved to Oregon in 2013 for his family medicine residency at OHSU where he enjoys practicing full-spectrum primary care.  Ben has extensive experience in global health and underserved care.  He has worked in Kenya and Tanzania in research, clinical, and organizational development capacities.  Ben has a special interest in complex and chronic disease management including HIV/AIDS, diabetes, congestive heart failure, chemical dependency, and behavioral health.  He is compassionate about building a practice that provides the highest quality of care for patients with diverse backgrounds and from underserved communities. Ben is committed to supporting the health and wellness of not only individual patients but also the entire community through academic research and advocating for policies that expand access to health care services. Beyond clinical work, Ben enjoys exploring the forests, mountains, and coasts of the Pacific Northwest on bike or foot whenever he can.  He is an avid long distance runner, cross-country skier, cyclist, and photographer.

Clinical Position

Resident, Family Medicine at South Waterfront

Education

  • Degrees:
    B.A., Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 2007
    M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School , Minneapolis, MN, 2013
  • Residency:

    Oregon Health & Science University

 

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