Amanda V. Hayman MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS

Amanda V. Hayman MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS

TEL: 503-281-0561
FAX: 503-416-7377

Dr. Hayman grew up outside of Chicago and completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University. She then received an MD, as well as a Masters in Public Health degree, at OHSU, followed by a general surgery internship and residency at Northwestern in Chicago, including a two year clinical research fellowship in surgical oncology. During her final year, she served as administrative chief resident.  She then underwent fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota prior to happily moving back to Portland to take her current position at The Oregon Clinic.

Dr. Hayman holds a number of leadership positions within The Oregon Clinic and Providence Health Services. She has been awarded Portland Monthly’s “Top Doctor” Award for Colon & Rectal Surgery in 2015 and 2016. She always strives to provide compassionate care, resulting in awards from the Mayo Clinic and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. During residency, she was also lauded for excellence in teaching residents and medical students. Lastly, she has presented results from a variety of colon and rectal research projects at both local and national surgical conferences, receiving multiple “Best Presentation” awards.

Other Activities

Prevention of Infection after Colorectal Surgery Committee Member, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Committees, 2011 – 2013

Cardiac Arrest Team Committee Member, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Committees, 2011 – 2013

Patient Throughput Committee Member, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Committees, 2010 – 2013

Chief Resident Leadership Forum, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Committees, 2011 – 2013

American College of Surgeons, Resident Member, American College of Surgeons, 2006 – present

Participant, Surgical Leadership Course, American College of Surgeons, 2011

Participant, Joint Surgical Advocacy Course, American College of Surgeons, 2011

Participant, Joint Surgical Advocacy Course, American College of Surgeons, 2011

Colorectal Cancer Improvement Committee, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 2009 – 2011

Physician Scientist Training Program, Dept of Surgery Representative, Northwestern University, 2009-2011

Department of Surgery International Rotation Liaison, Northwestern University, 2008-2011


Fellowship, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2014

Internship and Residency, General Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2013

MD/MPH, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2006

BS, Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1999


Colon & Rectal Surgery

General Surgery


Chairperson and Founder, Gastrointestinal Cancer Tumor Board, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 2010 – 2011

MD/MPH Student Council President, OHSU Department of Public Health, 2004 – 2005

Director, Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program, Providence Health Systems, 2015 – Present

Leader, Perioperative Clinical Performance Group, 2015 – Present

Perioperative Quality Improvement Officer, Oregon Region, 2016 – Present

Champion, ACS NSQIP Surgeon, 2016 – Present

Member, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Quality Improvement Committee, 2014 – Present

Member, The Oregon Clinic Information Technology Steering Committee, 2014 – Present

Member, The Oregon Clinic Marketing Committee, 2014 – 2016

Director, The Oregon Clinic Pelvic Floor Collaborative, 2014 – Present


Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2015, 2016, 2018 – 2024

Mayo Clinic “Above and Beyond” Award for Compassion, 2014

Harold L. Method Award for Outstanding Performance as a Chief Surgical Resident, Northwestern University Department of Surgery, 2013

Susan L. Pearlman Award Nominee for Compassionate Care, Northwestern Memorial, 2013

Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award, Association of Women Surgeons, 2012

Resident as Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching, Northwestern University Department of Surgery, 2009, 2012, and 2013

Outstanding Resident Teacher Award Nominee, Association of Surgical Education, 2011

Excellence in Medical Student Teaching award, Northwestern University, 2009 and 2011

Excellence in Research Award, Hines VA HSR&D Research Week, 2013

Allen Kanaval Scholar Award for Research Excellence, 2012

Best Resident Research Presentation, Chicago Soc. of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, 2011, 2012

Best Resident Presentation, Northwest Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, 2011

Best Resident Quality Improvement Project, Northwestern University Department of Surgery, 2010

Notable Oral Presentation, Digestive Disease Week, 2011

Lloyd Rogers Award, Best Overall Presentation, Association of VA Surgeons, 2010

Outstanding Talk Award and Fellowship Recipient, OHSU Student Research Foundation, 2005

Outstanding Poster Award, Oregon MPH Symposium, 2003

Best Poster Award, International Health Medical Education Consortium, 2003


Baker MS, Sherman KL, Stocker S, Hayman AV, Bentrem DJ, Prinz RA, Talamonti MS. “Defining quality for distal pancreatectomy: does the laparoscopic approach protect patients from poor quality outcomes?” J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Feb; 17(2):273-80.

Baker MB, Stocker SJ, Sherman KL, Hayman AV, Bentrem DJ, Talamonti MS. “Using a modification of the Clavien-Dindo system accounting for readmissions and multiple interventions: defining quality for pancreaticoduodenectomy”. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;110(4):400-6.

Bergquist J, Thiels C, Shubert C, Habermann E, Hayman A, Zielinski M, Mathis K.”Is therapy in addition to surgery for stage II and III rectal cancer beneficial in the elderly? A National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) study.” World J Surg 2015 , 40(2), 447-455.

Bergquist JR, Thiels CA, Spindler BA, Shubert CR, Hayman AV, Kelley SR, Larson DW, Habermann EB, Pemberton JH, Mathis KL. “Benefit of postresection adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer in octogenarians: analysis of the National Cancer Database”. DCR 2016 Dec;59(12):1142-1149.

Bilimoria KY, Phillips JD, Rock CE, Hayman A, Prystowsky JB, Bentrem DJ. “Effect of surgeon training, specialization, and experience on outcomes for cancer surgery: a systematic review of the literature.” Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Jul: 16(7): 1799-808.

Hayman AV, Bentrem DJ. “Understanding the effect of obesity on patient outcomes after cancer surgery (Commentary)”. J Surg Res 166(2):214-216 (2011).

Hayman AV, Chang ET, Molokie RE, Kahng LS, Prystowsky JB, Bentrem DJ. “Assessing compliance with national quality measures to improve colorectal cancer care at the VA”. Amer J Surg. 2010 Nov; 200(5):572-6.

Hayman AV, Fisher MJ, Kluz T, Merkow RP, Wang EC, Bentrem DJ. “Is Illinois heeding the call to regionalize pancreatic surgery?” J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jan 17.

Hayman AV, Guihan M, Fisher MJ, Anaya B, Parachuri R, Bentrem DJ. “Colonoscopy is high yield in spinal cord injury”. J Spinal Cord Med. 2013 April 11.

Hayman AV, Halverson AL. “Health-related quality of life in colon and rectal disease”. Sem Col Rectal Surg, 22(4):226-230, 2011.

Hayman AV, Sofair AN, Manos MM, Thomas A, Terrault N, Ness GV, Stabach N, Robert M, Rumore G, Corless C, Bell B, Bialek S, Zaman A. “Prevalence and predictors of hepatic steatosis in adults with newly diagnosed chronic liver disease due to hepatitis C.” Medicine (Baltimore). 2009 Sep;88(5):302-6.

Hayman AV, Stocker SJ, Baker MS, Marsh RD, Bentrem DJ, Talamonti MS. “CA 19-9 non-production is associated with worse prognosis in pancreatic cancer”. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Feb 20.

Hayman AV, Tarpley JL, Berger DH, Wilson MA, Livingston EH, Kibbe MR. “How is the Department of Veterans Affairs addressing the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education intern work hour limitations?.” Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):655-62.

Thiels CA, Bergquist JR, Meyers AJ, Johnson CL, Behm KT, Hayman AV, Habermann EB, Larson DW, Mathis KL. “Outcomes with multimodal therapy for elderly patients with rectal cancer.” BJS. Epub December 2015.

Turner JP, Rodriguez HE, DaRosa DA, Daskin MS, Hayman A, Mehrotra S. “Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Uses Operations Research Tools to Improve Surgeon Training”. Interfaces 2013 Aug 1; 43(4): 341-351.