Biography & Education


"As a physician scientist, the patient is my primary focus whether I am in the clinic or in the laboratory. As a radiation oncologist, I focus on giving each patient the best care possible and as a scientist, I constantly ask how can this research will make a difference in the lives of my patients."

 - Marka Crittenden, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Crittenden is associated with Providence Cancer Center.

Areas of expertise

Brain tumors; breast cancer; gastrointestinal cancer; head and neck malignancies; lung cancer; lymphoma; skin cancer 

Bachelor of arts degrees, mathematics and chemistry, University of Oregon, 1997
Ph.D., immunology, Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, Minn.
M.D., Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minn.
Medicine internship, Providence Portland Medical Center, 2004-2005
Residency, department of radiation medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2005-2009
Chief resident, department of radiation medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2008-2009
Board certified 2010

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Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Radiation Oncology
4805 NE Glisan St.
Garden Level
Portland , OR 97213
Fax 503-215-6387