Charles C. Gabbert II, MD

503-963-2707
Areas of Focus: 
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Small Bowel Enteroscopy and Enteral Stent Placement
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

About Me

I believe in compassionate and individualized care, using evidence-based medicine and advanced endoscopic techniques in order to best benefit my patients through a team-oriented approach towards wellness.

- Charles C. Gabbert II, MD

Dr. Gabbert was trained in advanced endoscopy under the mentorship of world leaders and pioneers in gastroenterology, particularly with regards to the hepatobiliary system and pancreas. Previously an interventionalist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Gabbert gained expertise in the treatment and palliation of a variety of gastrointestinal cancers. He developed a profound interest in performing therapeutic procedures on patients with altered anatomy, whether it be congenital or acquired as a consequence of previous surgical interventions.

Other Interests: 

Outside of work, Dr. Gabbert enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching Notre Dame football, hiking the great outdoors, producing electronic music, and learning about new culinary flavors and techniques.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Specialties: 
Areas of Focus: 
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Small Bowel Enteroscopy and Enteral Stent Placement
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Gastroenterology
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Interventional Endoscopy, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014
  • Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 2011
  • Internship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 2008
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2007
  • BA, Philosophy & Pre-Professional Studies, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2001
Honors: 
  • Faculty Teaching Award – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2015
  • American Academy of Pediatrics - California Chapter 3, Excellence in Leadership, Teaching, and Patient Care, 2010
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Acquiring Superior Knowledge Award, Rady Children’s Hospital, 2008
  • Hester Scholarship Award Recipient, Oregon Health & Science University, 2005
  • Medical Student Abstract Finalist, American College of Physicians National Session, 2005
  • Meissner Scholarship Award Recipient, Oregon Health & Science University, 2004
  • Paraclete Center Excellence in Teaching Award, South Boston, Massachusetts, 2002
  • Rhodes & Marshall Scholarships Finalist, University of Notre Dame, 2001
Publications: 
  • Gabbert C, Chennat J, Slivka A. Endoscopic management of sclerosing cholangitis. Testoni PA (Editor). Endoscopic management of pancreatico-biliary cancer and precancerous conditions: Update in current practice and future perspectives. Minerva. 2014; In press.
  • Rachakonda V, Gabbert C, Raina A, Bell L, Cooper S, Malik S, Behari J. Serum metabolomic profiling in severe acute alcoholic hepatitis identifies multiple dysregulated metabolic pathways. Plos One. 2014; 9(12): e113860. Cited in PubMed; PMID 25461442.
  • Rachakonda V, Gabbert C, Raina A, Li H, Malik S, DeLany JP, Behari J. Stratification of risk of death in severe acute alcoholic hepatitis using a panel of adipokines and cytokines. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014; 38(11): 2712-21. Cited in PubMed; PMID 25421508.
  • Gabbert C, Chennat J, Slivka A. Endoscopic management of indeterminate biliary strictures. Lee L and Thompson C (Editors). ERCP and EUS: A Case Based Approach. Springer. 2013.
  • Gabbert C, Warndorf M, Easler J, Chennat J. Advanced techniques for endoscopic biliary imaging: cholangioscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography, confocal, and beyond. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2013; 23(3): 625-646. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23735107.
  • Lindback SM, Gabbert C, Johnson BL, Smorodinsky E, Sirlin CB, Garcia N, Pardee PE, Kistler KD, Schwimmer JB. Pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a comprehensive review. Adv Pediatr. 2010; 57(1): 85-140. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21056736.
  • Gabbert C, Donohue M, Arnold J, Schwimmer JB. Adenovirus-36 and Obesity in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2010 Oct; 126(4): 721-6. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20855385.
  • Morrison EH, Rucker L, Boker JR, Gabbert CC, Hubbell FA, Hitchcock MA, Prislin MD. The effect of a 13-hour curriculum to improve residents' teaching skills: a randomized trial.. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2004 Aug; 141(4): 257-263. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 15313741.
  • Morrison EH, Lewis EM, Gabbert CC, Boker JR, Kumar B, Harthill M. Evaluating a 'service elective' in clinical teaching for medical students. Medical Teacher. 2003 Nov; 25(6): 662-663. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 15369917.
Other Activities: 
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member, American Association for Study of Liver Diseases