Biography & Education

Biography

"As a Gastroenterologist with expert training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease from UNC at Chapel Hill, an internationally recognized Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence, I strive to compassionately increase and modernize the quality of care for all my patients. Complementing this scholarly approach, I practice a style of medicine rooted in old-school tradition, where medical care begins with listening to the patient and building a strong doctor-patient relationship."

Dr. Grunkemeier graduated from the University of California in San Diego (UCSD). He completed his internship and residency at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Dr. Grunkemeier later completed his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He also completed a subsequent advanced fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease also at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Grunkemeier brings The Oregon Clinic- Gastroenterology West several honors and awards, including the APA Research Travel Award. He was also awarded the Excellence in Presentation of a Scholarly Paper Research Symposium for Science from UCSD three consecutive years.

Areas of expertise

Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Colorectal Cancer, Hepatology and Liver Disease, Celiac Disease, Research

Education
  • B.S., Microbiology, University of California, San Diego, 1996
  • M.D., University of California, San Diego, 2000
  • Internship/Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2003
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2006
  • Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, June 2005-June 2007
  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, June 2007
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology West at Barnes Road
9701 SW Barnes Road
Suite 300
Portland , OR 97225

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
Services Provided