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So far Northwest Surgical Specialists has created 10 blog entries.

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|

Passion for Patients: Four local healthcare providers and how they found their path

Eugene Magazine By Julie Winsel

Eugene Magazine By Julie Winsel

Photo credit: Jeremy Bronson
Published December 2018
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By |2020-04-02T09:27:37-07:00March 1st, 2019|

Banner year for 2017 Bras for Cause campaign

The Breast Care Team at Northwest Surgical Specialists was proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Bras for Cause Campaign, supporting Lane County cancer patients through Oregon Cancer Foundation (OCF). Our team helped raise more than $79,000 for OCF’s Financial Assistance Program by supporting and participating in this inspiring six-week campaign.

By |2020-04-02T09:27:37-07:00December 1st, 2017|

Corridors to community care

Celebrating a decade of medical education in Springfield and Eugene

By Suzi Steffen
Spring 2017 Bridges magazine
May 23, 2017
Photo credit: Amiran White

By |2020-04-02T09:27:37-07:00June 6th, 2017|

Meet Your Neighbors: The Clark Family

North Gilham Living May 2017

By North Gilham Living
May 2017

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By |2020-04-02T09:27:37-07:00May 17th, 2017|

Improving Treatment Near and Far

Many of our surgeons stay active in research and are frequently published in medical journals. This work helps improve care for our own patients, as well as those across the globe.

Dr. Ingalls has been published four times in the last year in the Injury and Military Medical Journals on topics related to her specialty in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. […]

By |2017-02-08T13:21:01-08:00January 30th, 2017|

20 Under 40 Awards Recipient Travis Littman

Northwest Surgical Specialists Surgeon; age: 37

By Sherri Buri McDonald
The Register-Guard
Blue Chip, 20 Under 40 Awards Special Section
Dec. 5, 2016
Photo credit: By Amiran White, For The Register-Guard

As a surgeon at Northwest Surgical Specialists, Dr. Travis Littman is helping patients, a local medical center and the region.

For the past five years, Littman has been the medical director for trauma care at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield. In that […]

By |2017-01-31T09:39:40-08:00December 6th, 2016|

Introducing Dr. Katelyn Clark

We are pleased to welcome Katelyn Clark, M.D. to our expert team at Northwest Surgical Specialists.

Caring and highly skilled, Dr. Clark understands that every situation and condition is different for each individual. She puts patients at ease by listening and answering questions, so that they feel informed and knowledgeable about their condition and treatment options. Making patients feel better is the most rewarding part of her job as a […]

By |2017-02-08T13:20:12-08:00October 30th, 2016|