TEL: 503-488-2400
FAX: 503-231-0121

As an otolaryngologist, Dr. Zald enjoys being able to offer both medical and surgical treatment options for patients across the lifespan who present with a diverse range of medical conditions. He finds it gratifying to be able to provide rapid resolution for acute, severe, or life-threatening illness. Dr. Zald is also very grateful to have frequent opportunities to form long-term relationships with patients who are faced with the challenges of managing chronic conditions that require ongoing, collaborative care.

Outside of work, Dr. Zald enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor recreation, wind sports, aviation, reading, and travel. He also likes to keep up with the latest developments in otolaryngology.

Volunteer Activities

Youth Sports Coach

Cub Scout Leader

Local Parks Volunteer

Other Activities

Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology – Board Member, Past President


Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, 2010

Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2005

Bachelor of Science with Distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1996




Core Research Grant, American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2008

First Place, Schleuning Memorial Competition, Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology, 2008

Triological Society Resident Travel Award, 2008


Zald PB. Septal swell body treatment by transmucosal, incisionless radiofrequency reduction. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology. 2020 Jun;31(2):e1-e6

Carroll SR, Zald PB, Soler ZM, Milczuk HA, Trune DR, MacArthur CJ. Innate immunity gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and otitis media. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Apr. PMID: 22494793

Fowlkes J, Zald PB, Andersen P. Management of complete esophageal stricture after treatment of head and neck cancer using combined anterograde retrograde esophageal dilation. Head Neck. 2011 Aug 30. Doi: 10.1002/hed.21826. PMID: 22127917

Zald PB, Weber SM, Schindler J. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the subglottic larynx: a case report and review of the literature. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Apr;89(4):E27-32. Review. PMID: 20397134

Zald PB, Andersen PE. Fatal central venous air embolism: A rare complication of esophageal dilation by rendezvous. Head Neck. 2011 Mar;22(3):441-4. Doi:10.2002/hed.21304. PMID: 19953633

Randall GJ, Zald PB, Cohen JI, Hamilton BE. Contrast-enhanced MDCT characteristics of parathyroid adenomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Aug;193(2):W139-43. PMID: 19620416

Zald PB, Hamilton BE, Larsen ML, Cohen JI. The role of computed tomography for localization of parathyroid adenomas. Laryngoscope. 2008 Aug;118(8). PMID: 18528308

Kang JS, Tian JH, Pan PY, Zald PB, Li C, Deng C, Sheng ZH. Docking of axonal mitochondria by syntaphilin controls their mobility and affects short-term facilitation. Cell. 2008 Jan 11;132(1):137-48. PMID: 18191227

Zald PB, Ghaheri B, Hamilton B, Cohen J. Radiology Quiz Case 1: Carotid sheath parathyroid adenoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg. 2007 Jun;133(6):614,616-7. PMID: 17576915

Cai QL, Knight JS, Verma SC, Zald P, Robertson ES. EC5S ubiquitin complex is recruited by KSHV latent antigen LANA for degradation of the VHL and p53 tumor suppressors. PloS Pathog. 2006 Oct;2(10):e116. PMID: 17069461