Biography & Education


Dr. Charles Douville enjoys having the opportunity to care for patients and help them return to good health. In his practice he emphasizes "excellence in surgical outcomes while caring for each person as an individual."

Dr. Douville is committed to treating his patients as he would want his own family treated. "It is important to have respect for the individual and his or her autonomy," he says. "Our role as surgeons is to offer options and be sure they are understood, and then advise what in our opinion is the best option."

Board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Douville earned his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and completed his internship and surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his thoracic surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

With more than 21 years of experience, his special expertise includes multiple atrial grafting in coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, carotid artery surgery, and endovascular treatment of aortic disease.

Areas of expertise

Cardiovascular surgery; thoracic surgery; endovascular surgery; carotid disease; peripheral vascular surgery


Medical Degree: University of California Los Anageles School of Medicine

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 511
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-962-1021



Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (35 Ratings, 10 Comments)


Warm, compassionate.

Absolutely excellent 5 star professional care.

Dr. Douville called to check on me. I appreciated that.

Dr. E. Charles Douville is the "BEST."

I feel I can fully trust Dr. Douville & his team of doctors.

Only seen him one time. Very good.

One of the best so is staff.

Dr Douville was very up to date with all of my health issues and made me feel like he was very interested in what my thoughts & concerns were with my medical issues. He discussed various options and let me ask questions & comment on each of the options.

My experience was very good.

i have never been a doctor people since childhood living with them for many a year necessary. this doctor's office is complete life, it's fun to visit even with task at hand. i am grateful to have found them from the experience i was having happen to me. they get my "brownies button" award thank you very much!