Andrew Pedersen, MD

503-488-2400
Areas of Focus: 
Head and Neck, including Sinus Issues
Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
Sinus Diseases & Surgery
Head & Neck Cancers
Allergy Testing

About Me

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.

- Andrew Pedersen, MD

Read Q&A with Dr. Andrew Pedersen, Ear, Nose & Throat Physician

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.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
Head and Neck, including Sinus Issues
Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
Sinus Diseases & Surgery
Head & Neck Cancers
Allergy Testing

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Otolaryngology
Education & Training: 
  • 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
Honors: 
  • 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
Other Activities: 
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member, American Rhinologic Society