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“I believe my first duty is to educate my patients about their disease. Only then can we make a personalized plan to take care of their medical concerns in the way that suits them best.”
Dr. Soot was born and raised in Oregon and started his surgical practice in 2000. He completed his medical school and residency at Oregon Health & Sciences University and went on to start practice in Portland. He is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is married and has two children.
He enjoys all aspects of General Surgery in his practice. He has a particular interest in melanoma, laparoscopic surgery, and hernia repair. He also has a focus on colon and small bowel disease, gallbladder disease, breast cancer, melanoma, and soft tissue masses.
When he is not practicing surgery, he enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities, including boating, fishing, and alpine skiing.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, North Pacific Surgical Association
Member, Oregon Medical Association
Member, Portland Surgical Society
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Residency, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2000
Residency, Research Resident, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1998
Internship, Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1995
MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1994
BS, Biology, University of Portland, Portland, OR, 1990
Martin Howard Memorial Scholarship, 1999
Resident Cancer Research Award: Oregon Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 1997
Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2023, 2024