Lehel Somogyi, MD

503-963-2707
Areas of Focus: 
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Barrett's Esophagus Treatment
General Gastroenterology

About Me

I believe that every patient deserves the same attention and care as my own family. This includes medical decisions based on the most up-to-date information, a comfortable patient care environment and timely communications with patients and other physicians.

- Lehel Somogyi, MD

Dr. Somogyi graduated and completed his internship at the University of Zagreb, Medical School in Zagreb, Croatia. He later completed his residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. Dr. Somogyi finished his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Florida. He joined The Oregon Clinic after serving on faculty at the University of Cincinnati for five years. He focuses on bile duct diseases, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and other gastroenterology needs at The Oregon Clinic Gastroenterology - East. He is a member of the American Gastroenterlogical Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Somogyi is also a reviewer for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Other Interests: 

Dr. Somogyi's hobbies include hiking, photography, skiing and windsurfing. His wife is a statistician, their son is an accounant and their daughter is hoping to enter medical school upon graduation from college.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Specialties: 
Areas of Focus: 
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Barrett's Esophagus Treatment
General Gastroenterology

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Gastroenterology
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1999
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, 1996
  • MD, PhD, Internship, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, 1993
Leadership: 
  • Director, Medical Procedure Unit, Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Gastroenterology Department Chair, Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Physician Quality Review Committee Member, Providence Portland Medical Center
Honors: 
  • Kentucky Colonel
Other Activities: 
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Univeristy of Cincinnati, 1999-2004
  • Member, International Liaison Committee, American Gastroenterological Association, 2001-2003
  • Member, Technology Assessment Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2004-2007
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member, Oregon Medical Association
  • Reviewer, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Chair, Gastroenterology Department, Providence Portland Medical Center