As a member of the Oregon Cancer Alliance, Northwest Surgical Specialists is part of a multidisciplinary team of specialists who work together to help ensure breast cancer patients get the most efficient and strategic care possible.
Celebrating a decade of medical education in Springfield and Eugene
By Suzi Steffen
Spring 2017 Bridges magazine
May 23, 2017
Photo credit: Amiran White
A breast cancer diagnosis can be scary, overwhelming and confusing. Lisa Tucker, a nurse navigator with our Breast Care Team, works alongside other navigators in the community to ensure that a patient’s treatment happens as quickly and as smoothly as possible.
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.
Northwest Surgical Specialists Surgeon; age: 37
By Sherri Buri McDonald
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 […]
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 surgeon. […]
When there was a shooting at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Oregon, on Oct. 1, 2015, several victims were transported to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and treated by our surgeons. It was a tragic day, but we were honored to be able to care for the victims and their families. Watch Dr. Scott Russi speak with reporters in this video.