TEL: 503-488-2400
FAX: 503-231-0121

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.

Other Activities

Member, American Medical Association

Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Member, American Rhinologic Society


Residency, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1996

Surgical Internship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1992

MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1991

BA, Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 1987




Alpha Omega Alpha, 1991

Cum Laude, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1991

Otolaryngology Resident Teacher of the Year Award, 1996

Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2006

Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2007

Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2008