Brian Applebaum, MD

(503) 692-3750
Areas of Focus: 
Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Video Capsule Endoscopy

About Me

“Success in the practice of medicine requires a balance of knowledge, technical skill and empathy. From routine visits to managing life-threatening illnesses, I pride myself on providing cutting-edge medical care while also remaining attuned to the emotional needs of my patients and their families.”

- Brian Applebaum, MD

Dr. Applebaum earned his undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degree from the University of California, Davis. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. During his residency, he was honored as both the intern of the year and resident of the year. Dr. Applebaum also completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Arizona. Dr Applebaum joined Gastroenterology Specialists of Oregon (now The Oregon Clinic Gastroenterology - South) in 2007.
Other Interests: 

During his free time, Dr. Applebaum enjoys painting, reading, foreign travel, music, hiking and spending time with his family.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
Adventist Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Specialties: 

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Gastroenterology
Education & Training: 
  • B.A., Anthropology with Distinction, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 1995
  • M.D., University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2000
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA, 2000-2003
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2003-2006
Other Activities: 
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003-present
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2004-present