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“I listen to patients concerns regarding the issue for which they’ve been referred to me, and for issues they’re dealing with in life because these tend to impact the decisions we make regarding their surgical care.”

Kevin M. Reavis, MD, was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. After graduating from the University of Virginia, Dr. Reavis earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He completed his residency in general surgery at Oregon Health & Science University where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at The Ohio State University before joining the faculty as an assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, Irvine and the Long Beach VA Healthcare System where he enjoyed four productive years between 2007-2011. He now resides in Portland, OR as an esophageal, foregut and bariatric surgeon at The Oregon Clinic Center for Advanced Surgery and serves as clinical associate professor of surgery at Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Reavis is an active leader in numerous national and regional surgical societies. His research interests include diseases of the foregut, surgical instrument innovation, endolumenal therapies and surgical education. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters. He is also a reviewer for ten medical journals and is on the editorial board of World Journal of Gastroenterology, Global Journal of Surgery and the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Other Activities

Member, The MacKenzie Surgical Society, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)


Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2007

Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2006

Internship, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2000

MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1999

BA, Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1995


General Surgery


President, Oregon Medical Association, 2017

Medical Director of Bariatric Research, Legacy Health, Portland, OR

President-elect, Oregon Medical Association, 2017

President, Oregon State Chapter of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Lab Director, Foundation for Surgical Innovation and Education, Portland OR


Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors”, 2018 – 2024

Executive Council, Board of Trustees, Oregon Medical Association

Medical Executive Council, Providence Portland Medical Center

Chairman, Bariatric Surgery Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Associate Fellowship Director- Legacy Health Systems Bariatric Surgery fellowship, Portland OR

Textbook Editor, Operating Through the Endoscope (2015), Springer Publishing

Principle Investigator- GI Dynamics, Endobarrier trial (endoscopic treatment of diabetes) 2013—present

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR