Biography & Education

"I try to treat patients the way I want to be treated by a physician. My approach is to educate the patient about their problem and involve them in the decision making process, thus giving them a better understanding of their health care."
Dr. Pedersen received his MD from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He later completed his surgical internship and finished his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. He now focuses on general head, neck and sinus related issues and Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery at The Oregon Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat - Plaza. Dr. Pedersen has been featured as one of Portland Monthly Magazine's Top Doctors, and is a member of many associations and organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Rhinologic Society.
Areas of expertise

General Head and Neck and Sinus Issues, Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Sinus Diseases & Surgery, Head and Neck Cancers, Allergy Testing

  • BA, Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 1987
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR, 1991
  • Surgical Internship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1992
  • Residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1996
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Ear, Nose & Throat Plaza
5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 655
Portland , OR 97213
Fax 503-231-0121
The Oregon Clinic-Ear, Nose & Throat Plaza at Mill Plain
315 SE Stone Mill Dr. Suite 220
Vancouver , WA 98684
Fax 503-231-0121