Biography & Education

Biography
Ken Flora, M.D., graduated from Oregon Health & Science University.  He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at OHSU, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  Dr. Flora finished his gastroenterology, therapeutic endoscopy and hepatology fellowship also at OHSU, division of gastroenterology/hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  Dr. Flora focuses on hepatology and other gastroenterology needs at The Oregon Clinic, Portland gastroenterology division.  He brings the clinic several honors and awards including a certificate of recognition from the Physician Assistant Program at OHSU and has also received five OHSU Rose Awards.  Dr. Flora is the clinical associate professor of medicine, division of gastroenterology and hepatology at OHSU.  He was also the ad hoc manuscript reviewer for several journals including the American Journal of Gastroenterology.  Dr. Flora is a member of several associations and organizations including the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American College of Gastroenterology. 

"I believe patient education is key to patients taking control of their own healthcare. Medical decisions and planning become much more meaningful if patients understand what they have, why they have it and what it means for their future."
- Kenneth D. Flora, MD

Dr. Flora is associated with Providence Cancer Center.


Areas of Expertise

Gastroenterology; hepatology

Education
Education & Training:
B.S., Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1984
M.D., School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1998
Intern/Resident, Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland Veterans Affairs, Medical Center, Portland, OR, 1988-1991
Fellow, Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Endoscopy & Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, OHSU & VA, Portland, OR, 1991-1994

Honors & Awards:
Certificate of Recognition, Physician Assistant Program, OHSU, 1999
OHSU Rose Award, Nov. 1994, Feb. 1997, May 1997, Sept. 1999, Mar. 2001

Other Activities:
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, OHSU, Portland, OR
Governor, Oregon Region, American College of Gastroenterology, 1999-2002
Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Member, American Gastroenterological Association
Member, American College of Gastroenterology
Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Associate Editor, Journal Watch, 2001-2006
Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewer for: American Journal of Gastroenterology; Liver Transplantation and Surgery; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Pharmacological Research; Southern Medical Journal.

Care Locations

Providence Milwaukie Hospital
10150 SE 32nd Ave.
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Phone 503-513-1561
The Oregon Clinic-Portland Gastroenterology Division, Gateway Medical Office
1111 NE 99th Ave.
Suite 301
Portland, OR 97220
Phone 503-963-2707
Fax 503-963-2802

Specialties