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So far Northwest Surgical Specialists has created 16 blog entries.

Nurse navigators guide breast cancer patients through treatment

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.

By | March 2nd, 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 | January 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 | December 6th, 2016|

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Dr. Winnie Henderson discusses the need for Oregon Cancer Foundation at the Neighbors Helping Neighbors breakfast yesterday. To find out more about the cancer foundation or to make a donation to help a neighbor in need going through treatment, go to oregoncancerfoundation.org.

By | November 11th, 2016|

Lisa’s Story of Hope

This powerful video of one of our patients was shown this morning at the Oregon Cancer Foundation breakfast. We are inspired by Lisa’s story and we know you will be, too. We support you, Lisa!

By | November 10th, 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 surgeon. […]

By | October 30th, 2016|