Douglas Shumaker, MD

503-297-8081
Areas of Focus: 
Colon Cancer Screening & Prevention
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
General Gastroenterology
Pancreatobiliary Disease

About Me

I consider the relationship between myself and my patients to be of the utmost importance in healing and providing a sense of well-being. Through careful listening, thoughtful understanding, and patient education, I hope to better the lives of my patients. By then applying my skills and the incredible technology of modern medicine, I work hard to accomplish the health care goals of my patients. I am humbled and honored every day by the trust my patients place in me.

- Douglas Shumaker, MD

Dr. Shumaker is a native Oregonian, having been raised on a small farm in the rural town of Banks, just West of Portland. He received a bachelors degree in Biology from Willamette University before graduating with Honors from Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU), School of Medicine. After completing an internship in General Surgery at OHSU, he finished his Internal Medicine Residency at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center before returning to OHSU for fellowship training in Gastroenterology. He has been Board Certified in Gastroenterology since 2001. Dr. Shumaker brings The Oregon Clinic - Gastroenterology West several honors and awards, including the Medical Faculty Auxiliary Award for Academic Excellence; the William Krippaehne, MD Student Surgery Award; and election to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society from OHSU. He was voted one of Portland Monthly Magazine's “Top Doctors” in 2006. Dr. Shumaker has served in several leadership positions and is currently the Managing Partner for Gastroenterology West and on the Board of Directors for The Oregon Gut Club.

Other Interests: 

Dr. Shumaker is married with three children and in his spare time enjoys photography, coaching youth basketball, golf, skiing, cycling and tending to his young 5-acre vineyard in North Plains.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Specialties: 
Areas of Focus: 
Colon Cancer Screening & Prevention
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
General Gastroenterology
Pancreatobiliary Disease

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Gastroenterology
Education & Training: 
  • Fellow, Gastroenterology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2001
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR, 1998
  • Internship, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1995
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1994
  • BS, Biology, Willamette University, Salem, OR, 1990
Leadership: 
  • Member-at-large, Medical Executive Committee, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 2018-present
  • Chief, Gastroenterology Section, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 2017-present
  • Board Member, Oregon Patient Safety Commission, 2016-Present
  • Managing Partner, The Oregon Clinic - Gastroenterology West, 2014-2016
  • Executive Committee, The Oregon Clinic - Gastroenterology West, 2011-2016
  • Providence Co-Regional Medical Director for Gastroenterology, 2010-2014
Honors: 
  • Medical Faculty Auxiliary Award for Academic Excellence, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Fall, 1993
  • Merck Manual Award for Academic Excellence, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1994
  • William Krippaehne, M.D. Student Surgery Award, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1994
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 1997
  • Special Recognition Award for Academic Excellence, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 1998
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2006
Volunteer Activities: 
  • Catholic Youth Organization, Youth Basketball Coach
Other Activities: 
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Practice Management Committee, 2001-2002
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology, 1998-Present
  • Member, American Gastroenterologic Association, 1998-Present
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 1998-Present
  • Member, American College of Physicians, 1995-Present
  • Member, Oregon Medical Association, 1990-Present
  • Member, Metropolitan Medical Society, 1990-Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 2007-Present