Hataya Kristy Poonyagariyagorn, MD

503-297-3778
Areas of Focus: 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Interventional Bronchoscopy
Asthma
Lung Nodules

About Me

Dr. Hataya Kristy Poonyagariyagorn earned her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, NY. She served as Chief Medical Resident during her residency in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, and then went on to complete her Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine.

She is the Medical Director of Providence Newberg Medical Center ICU and Respiratory Care Services, is the Associate Program Director of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program, and is the Pulmonary Medicine and Subspecialty Medicine Associate Program Director. Her areas of clinical interest include COPD and pulmonary hypertension.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Adventist Medical Center
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Interventional Bronchoscopy
Asthma
Lung Nodules

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2013
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2008
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, 2005
  • BS, Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2001
Leadership: 
  • Medical Director, Providence Newberg Medical Center ICU and Respiratory Care Services
  • Associate Program Director, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Associate Program Director, Pulmonary Medicine and Subspecialty Medicine
Honors: 
  • Medical Director, Providence Newberg Medical Center ICU and Respiratory Care Services
  • Associate Program Director, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Associate Program Director, Pulmonary Medicine and Subspecialty Medicine
  • Intern of the Year Nominee, Cleveland Clinic, 2006
  • Magna Cum Laude, Brown University, 2001
  • Sigma Xi Society, 2001
Publications: 
  • Poonyagariyagorn H, Metzger S, Dikeman D, Lopez Mercado A, Malinina A, Calvi C, McGrath-Morrow S, Neptune E. SOD3 Dysregulation in a Murine Model of Neonatal Lung Injury. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print1] PubMed PMID: 24673633.
  • Podowski M, Calvi C, Metzger S, Misono K, Poonyagariyagorn H, Lopez A, Ku T, Lauer T, McGrath-Norrow S, Berger A, Cheadle C, Tuder R, Dietz III H, Mitzer W, Wise R, and Neptune E. "Angiotensin receptor blockade attenuates cigarette smoke induced lung injury and rescues lung architecture in a murine model." J Clin Invest. 2012 Jan 3; 122(1):229-40.
  • Calvi C; Podowski M, D'Alessio F, Metzger S, Misono K, Poonyagariyagorn H, Lopez ;\, Lauer T, Cheadle C, Talbot CC, Jie C, MGrath-Morrow S, King L, Walston J, and Neptune ER. "Critical Transition in Tissue Homeostasis Accompanies Murine Lung Senescence." PLoS One. 2011:6(6):e20712. Epub 2011 Jun 21.
  • Poonyagariyagorn HK, Gershman A, Avery R, Minai O, Blazey H, Asamoto K, Alster J, Murthy S, Mehta A, Pettersson G, Mason DP, Budev M. "Challenges in the diagnosis and management of Nocardia infections in lung transplant recipients." Transpl Infect Dis. 2008 Dec;10(6)403-8. Epub 2008 Sep 15.
  • Poonyagariyagorn H, Mazzone PJ. Lung cancer: preoperative pulmonary evaluation of the lung resection candidate. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jun;29(3):271-84.
  • Nwakanma L, Poonyagariyagorn HK, Bello R, Khoynezhad A, Smego D, Plestis KA. "Early and late results of combined carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass versus isolated coronary artery bypass." Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr;5(2):159-65. Epub 2006 Jan 23.
  • Roselli CE, Cross E, Poonyagariyagorn HK, Stadelman HL. "Role of aromatization in anticipatory and consummatory aspects of sexual behavior in male rats." Horm Behav. 2003 Aug;44(2):146-51.
  • Wadsworth T, Poonyagariyagorn H, Sullivan E, Koop D, Roselli CE. "In vivo effect of PC-SPES on prostate growth and hepatic CYP3A expression in rats." J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2003. Jul;306(1):187-94. Epub 2003 Apr 3.
  • Poonyagariyagorn H, Hook M, Bhatt D. "Cardiovascular Emergencies." Current Clinical Medicine 2010. Elsevier.
  • Poonyagariyagorn H, Hook M, Bhatt D. "Cardiovascular Emergencies." Current Clinical Medicine 2009. Elsevier.
Other Activities: 
  • Member, American Thoracic Society
  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, Lions Club International