Niknam Eshraghi, MD, FACS

503-288-7535
Areas of Focus: 
Burn Surgery
Cholecystectomy
Colon & Small Bowel Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

About Me

With expertise in general surgery and burn treatment, I take pride in explaining the treatment options available, and strive to establish a collaborative partnership with you towards treatment of your surgical condition. I feel privileged to be able to provide you expert, compassionate, and timely surgical care. I appreciate your trust in allowing me to help care for you.

- Niknam Eshraghi, MD, FACS

Dr. Niknam Eshraghi completed his MD and Surgical Internship and Residency at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR. He later completed a Senior Clinical Burn Fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Dr. Eshraghi is currently the Associate Director of the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. His areas of focus include burn treatment, wound care, and skin grafting, as well as burn and general surgery services.

Patient Feedback:
"I'm so terrifically grateful for the superb care you gave me. I really did feel helpless with my horrible condition, but positive attitude, effective surgery, and great follow up did wonders! I can't even thank you and your superb staff enough!" - H.C.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
Burn Surgery
Cholecystectomy
Colon & Small Bowel Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pilonidal Disease
Pilondial Surgery
Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wounds
Venous Access
Gallbladder Surgery
Burn Injuries
Burn & Wound Care
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Complex Hernias
Contracture Release
Gastrointestinal Surgery
General Surgery
Management of burns
Venous Access
Robotic Surgery
Stevens Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
Surgical Critical Care
Lipoma Excision
Complex Wound Management
Wound Care
Burn Scar Surgery
Burn Scars
Scar Revision Surgery
Laser Treatment of Burn Scars
Laser Treatment of Scars
Laser Scar Revision
Co2 Laser
Skin Cancer

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
General Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Burn Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2002
  • Internship and Residency, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1999
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1993
  • BS, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1991
Honors: 
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2015
  • Surgical Teaching Clinical Faculty Award, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 2009
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals, 2010
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals,2004, 2010
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals, 2003
  • American Burn Association Traveling Fellowship, 2002-2003
  • Dr. Martin Howard Memorial Surgical Research Award, Legacy Portland Hospitals, 1998
  • Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduates Award, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Dr. William Krippaehne Surgery Award, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Cum Laude, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Graduated with High Honors, Portland State University, 1991
Other Activities: 
  • Affiliate Professor of Surgery, OHSU, 2010
  • Member, Portland Surgical Society, 2006
  • Member, International Society of Burn Injuries, 2003
  • Member, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, 2003
  • Member, International Society of Burn Injuries, 2003
  • Member, American Burn Association, 2001
  • Member, Oregon Medical Association, 1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1993
  • Member, American Medical Association, 1991