Kathryn Hendrickson, MD

Areas of Focus: 
General Pulmonary Medicine
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Cancer
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

About Me

I like to spend time getting to better know and understand my patients as individuals. This fosters an environment in which we can work together as a team to create the best diagnosis and treatment plan for them.

- Kathryn Hendrickson, MD

Dr. Hendrickson loves the variety pulmonary and critical care medicine gives her. She gets to help patients with their immediate disease, but also form relationships over time, perform procedures, and treat a wide variety of patients with a wide variety of diseases. 

Other Interests: 

Dr. Hendrickson enjoys living in Portland because of the access to the outdoors and outdoor activities, sports, music, art, food, and sense of community she feels here. 

Outside of work, you can find her hiking, biking, snowboarding, watching all kinds of sports especially baseball and softball, playing and listening to music, spending time with family and friends, exploring Portland, and traveling around the Pacific Northwest with her husband. 


My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
General Pulmonary Medicine
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Cancer
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Education & Honors

Board Certification: 
  • Critical Care Medicine – Board Certified
  • Pulmonary Medicine – Board Certified
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2022
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR, 2019
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2016
  • BS, Biomedical Science, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, 2011
  • Gilbert, D. N., Leggett, J. E., Wang, L., Ferdosian, S., Gelfer, G. D., Lohnson, M. L., . . . Heffner, J. (2020). Enhanced Detection of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Pathogens With the BioFire® Pneumonia FilmArray® Panel. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 1-9.
  • Hendrickson, K.W., et al. Comparative Frequency of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Admitted to the Hospital with SARS-CoV-2 Infection versus Community-acquired Pneumonia. Ann Am Thoracic Society, 2022. 19(7): 1233-1235.
  • Hendrickson, K.W., I.D. Peltan, and S.M. Brown, The Epidemiology of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Before and After Coronavirus Disease 2019. Crit Care Clin, 2021. 37(4): p. 703-716.
  • Hendrickson, K. W., & Strauss, W. (2020). Characterization and treatment challenges of pulmonary hypertension in methamphetamine users. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 1-3.
  • Hendrickson, M. K., & Aberregg, M. S. (2020). Matching Minute Ventilation in Hypermetabolic State. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 1497.
Other Activities: 
  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Thoracic Society