Andrew Cramer, MD, FACS

503-692-5650
Areas of Focus: 
General Surgery
Breast Surgery
Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

About Me

Providing excellent care for the patient includes the best surgical care but also supporting the whole patient experience including emotional, social and spiritual aspects. Collaboration with the whole health care team of the patient makes this possible.

- Andrew Cramer, MD, FACS

Dr. Andrew Cramer joined Surgical Specialists South in 1992 after completing his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, then medical school and surgical residency at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Cramer also spent one year in a cancer research fellowship focusing on breast and endocrine cancers. 

Dr. Cramer enjoys the diversity of his specialty and the opportunity to make a positive, lasting impact on the health and wellbeing of his patients. He has a broad background in surgical care including extensive experience with colon and breast surgery, laparoscopic techniques, and hernia repairs. 
 
As a native Oregonian, Dr. Cramer enjoys exploring the local food scene and all the beauty, recreation, and cultural diversity Portland has to offer. Outside of work, you can find him cycling, cooking, and reading.
 
 
 

My Work

Office Locations: 
Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
General Surgery
Breast Surgery
Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Surgical Oncology
Hernia Surgery
Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery)
Lipoma Removal
Port Placement & Removal
Skin Cancer
Vasectomy
Anterior Spine Exposure Surgery

Education & Honors

Board Certification: 
General Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • Research Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1998
  • Internship & Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1992
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1986
  • BA, Classics, Stanford University, CA, 1981
Honors: 
  • Portland Monthly Top Doctor 2005, 2011, 2015
  • Army Reserve Service Medal, 1998
  • US Armed Forces Overseas Service Medal, 1998
  • Army Commendation Medal, 1998
  • NATO Medal for Service in Bosnia, 1998
Volunteer Activities: 
  • Volunteer, Faith In Practice (traveling to Guatemala annually for a humanitarian medical mission)
Other Activities: 
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Oregon Medical Association
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association