Biography & Education


“Success in the practice of medicine requires a balance of knowledge, technical skill and empathy. From routine visits to managing life-threatening illnesses, I pride myself on providing cutting-edge medical care while also remaining attuned to the emotional needs of my patients and their families.”

Dr. Applebaum earned his undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degree from the University of California, Davis. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. During his residency, he was honored as both the intern of the year and resident of the year. Dr. Applebaum also completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Arizona. Dr. Applebaum joined Gastroenterology Specialists of Oregon (now The Oregon Clinic Gastroenterology - South) in 2007.

During his free time, Dr. Applebaum enjoys painting, reading, foreign travel, music, hiking and spending time with his family.

Areas of expertise

Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention, Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Video Capsule Endoscopy

  • B.A., Anthropology with Distinction, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 1995
  • M.D., University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2000
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA, 2000-2003
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2003-2006
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology South at Oregon City
1508 Division St Ste 15
Oregon City , OR 97045
Fax 503-657-3257
The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology South at Tualatin
19250 SW 90th Ave.
Tualatin , OR 97062
Fax 503-692-2324