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So far Northwest Surgical Specialists has created 16 blog entries.

Northwest Surgical Specialists Vein Center

Modern therapy performed by board-certified Vascular Surgeons. Individualized treatment plans including one or more minimally invasive procedures including laser ablation, micro phlebectomy, and sclerotherapy.

By |2021-02-09T08:55:26-08:00February 9th, 2021|

NWSS’s Transition to Telemedicine

Dr. Duc Vo is a physician with Northwest Surgical Specialists. He shared insights into how his group transitioned to telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By |2021-01-14T10:15:20-08:00January 14th, 2021|

2019 Clinician Teacher Recognition award – David DeHaas, MD, NW Surgical Specialists

Dr. DeHaas has been a teaching physician for over 12 years with NW Surgical Specialists on Surgery rotations as well as a long-standing Course Director. Dr. DeHaas was selected as this year's recipient for his time, patience, knowledge, and commitment to teaching.

By |2021-01-14T09:54:38-08:00January 14th, 2021|

Dr. Modeste – Medical Matter Cover

Implicit Bias: What is it & Where Does it Come From? By Alan Sylvestre For Lane County Medical Society Perspective is an issue that is in “the eye of the beholder.” People create viewpoints and opinions based on their life experiences. Factors that play into these are heritage, culture, upbringing, and many others. For Dr. Kevin Modeste, a double board-certified general surgeon with Northwest Surgical Specialists, his viewpoints have largely […]

By |2021-01-14T09:38:19-08:00December 29th, 2020|

Targeting Cancer: Doctors collaborate on behalf of breast cancer patients

Artist Mindy Bench has a passion for making jewelry. That outlet served as a therapeutic distraction for her after she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.

By |2020-11-16T08:27:33-08:00November 16th, 2020|

Oregon Cancer Foundation’s 2020 Bras For Cause

We’re participating in Oregon Cancer Foundation’s 2020 Bras For Cause campaign! This is a campaign that encourages Lane County residents to build bras and enter them into a competition. Community members can then view all the bras online and vote for their favorites.

By |2020-10-22T10:31:45-07:00October 22nd, 2020|

Surviving the Unthinkable

As surgeons in the emergency room at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, the Northwest Surgical Specialists trauma team has seen their fair share of tragedies, including mass shootings. Watch this special report for tips on how you can help save lives if you are ever caught in an active-shooter situation.

By |2020-04-02T09:27:37-07:00January 10th, 2020|