Niknam Eshraghi, MD, FACS

(503) 288-7535
Areas of Focus: 
Burn Surgery
Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery)
Colon and Small Bowel Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pilonidal Disease
Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wounds
Venous Access

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

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
General Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • B.S., Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1991
  • M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR, 1993
  • Internship, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR, 1993-1994
  • Residency, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR, 1994-1999
  • Fellowship, Burn Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2000-2002
Honors: 
  • Graduated with High Honors, Portland State University, 1991
  • Cum Laude, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Dr. William Krippaehne Surgery Award, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduates Award, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 1993
  • Dr. Martin Howard Memorial Surgical Research Award, Legacy Portland Hospitals, 1998
  • American Burn Association Traveling Fellowship, 2002-2003
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals, 2003
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals,2004, 2010
  • Surgical Teaching Attending Award, Transitional Residency Program at Legacy Portland Hospitals, 2010
  • Surgical Teaching Clinical Faculty Award, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 2009
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2015
Other Activities: 
  • Affiliate Professor of Surgery, OHSU, 2010
  • Member, American Medical Association, 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1993
  • Member, Oregon Medical Association, 1999
  • Member, American Burn Association, 2001
  • Member, International Society of Burn Injuries, 2003
  • Member, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, 2003
  • Member, International Society of Burn Injuries, 2003
  • Member, Portland Surgical Society, 2006