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NORTHWEST SURGICAL SPECIALISTS

Northwest Surgical Specialists’ compassionate, board-certified surgeons provide the full spectrum of surgical care, guiding patients and their families through the treatment and healing process for many conditions that require surgery.

Thomas Bascom, MD, FACS

Thomas Bascom, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Special Training: Colorectal and Vascular Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucestershire, England
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Carotid Endarterectomy, Endovascular Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Gallbladder Surgery, Gluteal Cleft Lift Procedure, Ileal Pouch Procedure, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Colon Resection, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Rectal Prolapse

Katelyn Clark, MD

Katelyn Clark, MD

Medical Degree: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Patient Care Emphasis: Anti-Reflux Surgery, Breast Surgery, Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Esophageal Cancer Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Small Bowel Surgery, Ports for Chemotherapy, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Daniel Cusati, MD, FACS

Daniel Cusati, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti, UCV, Venezuela
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Colon Surgery, Fundoplication Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd), Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Pancreatic Procedures, Liver Surgery, Small Bowel and Colon, Umbilical Hernia Repair, Ventral Hernia Repair

David DeHaas Jr., MD, FACS

David DeHaas Jr., MD, FACS

Medical Degree: Hahnemann University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Special Training: General and Vascular Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucestershire, England
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Winnie Henderson, MD, PhD, FACS

Winnie Henderson, MD, PhD, FACS

Medical Degree: Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR
Fellowship: Rural Surgery, Three Rivers Community Hospital, Grants Pass, OR
Residency: Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: General Surgery, Anti-Reflux / Hiatal Hernia Surgery, Breast Surgery, Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstructive Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia Surgery, Oncological Surgery

Nichole K. Ingalls, MD, MPH, FACS

Nichole K. Ingalls, MD, MPH, FACS

Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Fellowship: Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Residency: Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI
Board Certification: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Breast Disease and Cancer, Critical Care, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernias, Melanoma, Thyroid And Parathyroid, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Christine Kollmorgen, MD, FACS

Christine Kollmorgen, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Special Training: Laparoscopic Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Breast Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy, Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Oncoplastic Procedures, Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy, Thyroidectomy

Travis Littman, MD, FACS

Travis Littman, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
Fellowship: Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI Residency: Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
Board Certification: Double board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Abdominal Wall Reconstructions, Colon Surgery, Hernia Repairs, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen Fundoplication, Splenectomy, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Kevin Modeste, MBBS, FACS

Kevin Modeste, MBBS, FACS

Medical Degree: University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Residency: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Fellowship: Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Board Certification: Double board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Colorectal, Esophageal, Gallbladder and Foregut Surgery, Geriatric, Hernia Repairs, Minimally Invasive Robotic/Laparoscopic Procedures, Skin and Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

Paul Schumacher, MD, MPH, FACS

Paul Schumacher, MD, MPH, FACS

Medical Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX
Board Certification: Double board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery, American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Arteriovenous Fistula (AV Fistula), Carotid Endarterectomy for TIA and Stroke Carotid Stenting, Endovascular Arterial And Venous Treatment, Including Angioplasty, Stenting and Atherectomy, Open and Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Varicose Vein Treatment, Including Laser Ablation, Phlebectomy and Sclerotherapy

Craig Seidman, MD, FACS

Craig Seidman, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Special Training: Trauma Surgery, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa; Endovascular Surgery, UMDNM, Newark, NJ
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certification: Double board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery, American Board of Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Aortic Dissections, Arteriovenous Fistula (AV Fistula), Atherectomy, Carotid Endarterectomy for TIA and Stroke, Hybrid Aortic Repairs, Laser Venous Procedures, Lower Extremity Bypass, Repair of Aortic Aneurysms, both Endovascular and Open Stenting, Thoracic Aortic Procedures

Duc Vo, MD, FACS

Duc Vo, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Fellowship: Colorectal Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Residency: University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Patient Care Emphasis: Bowel Incontinence, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Repairs, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Pilonidal Surgery

Patricia L. Brisco, MSN, ANP-BC

Patricia L. Brisco, MSN, ANP-BC

Graduate Education: University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE
Certifications: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Patient Care Emphasis: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Gregg Kosloff, PA-C

Gregg Kosloff, PA-C

Graduate Education: Physician Assistant, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Undergraduate: Psychology, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Certifications: Physician Assistant
Patient Care Emphasis: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Cassandra Wolanin, MSN, ACNP-BC

Cassandra Wolanin, MSN, ACNP-BC

Graduate Education: Wayne State University Collage of Nursing, Detroit, MI
Undergraduate: Michigan State University Collage of Nursing, East Lansing, MI
Certifications: Adult Acute & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Patient Care Emphasis: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Kelly Christner, PA-C

Graduate Education: Masters of Physician Assistant, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT
Undergraduate: Exercise and Sport Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Certifications: Physician Assistant
Patient Care Emphasis: General and Trauma Surgery

Heidi Semple, FNP


Breast Team Outcomes – Mastery of Breast Surgery Program

Our breast surgeons are committed to documenting our surgical outcomes with the Mastery of Breast Surgery Program, as part of our quality assessment. Our data shows best-in-class outcomes across all measurable and clinically significant data points. The following outcomes are based on more than 1,500 patients. To see examples of postoperative images, click here.

NWSS-Breast-Team-Outcomes-Chart

A program of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Mastery of Breast Surgery Program is the largest breast surgical registry in the country and was developed to document patient outcomes through a voluntary reporting system.

Member Organizations

AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery (Colorectal Pathway)
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES)
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)
American College of Surgeons Surgeon Specific Registry (SSR)
American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP)
American Hernia Society American Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC)
American Society of Breast Surgeons Mastery of Breast Surgery (MBS)
Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program (CESQIP)
Oregon Cancer Alliance
Oregon Cancer Registrar’s Association (OCRA)
The Doctors Company: Quality Factor Program