Wayne Strauss, MD, PhD

503-963-3030
Areas of Focus: 
Advanced Bronchoscopy for Diagnosis & Staging of Lung Cancer
Interstitial Lung Disease
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Vascular disease
Sarcoidosis

About Me

I am passionate about caring for people with the full spectrum of lung diseases. I strive to help all of my patients improve their quality of life as we work together to develop a plan of care that meets their needs and goals.

- Wayne Strauss, MD, PhD

Dr. Strauss graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. He completed his Ph.D in Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Engineering. Dr. Strauss finished his internal medicine residency at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA and later completed a pulmonary, critical care fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He brings several honors and awards to The Oregon Clinic - Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, including the Neuropharmacology Autism Fellow from the National Alliance for Autism Research/Bristol-Myers Squibb. He has also received the NIMH Young Investigator Award from the New Center for Drug Evaluation Unit meeting and the Society of Nuclear Medicine Physicians Fellowship.

Other Interests: 

When Dr. Strauss is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, outdoor activities, running, backpacking, skiing, and traveling.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
Advanced Bronchoscopy for Diagnosis & Staging of Lung Cancer
Interstitial Lung Disease
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Vascular disease
Sarcoidosis

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diseases
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2007
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2003
  • Fellowship, National Alliance for Autism Research Neuropharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2000
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1999
  • PhD, Bioengineering, University of Washington School of Engineering, Seattle, WA, 1997
  • MS, Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1992
  • BS, Applied Physics, Columbia University School of Engineering, New York, NY, 1990
Honors: 
  • Neuropharmacology of Autism Fellow, National Alliance for Autism Research/Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1999-2000
  • New Center for Drug Evaluation Unit meeting, NIMH Young Investigator Award, 1997
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine Physicians’ Fellowship, 1988