Edward Bender, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Corvallis, OR, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center


Thoracic Surgery Corvallis, OR

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult General Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Professor, Stanford University

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Education & Training

  • Univ of Chicago Med CtrResidency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1988
  • City Hospital and Royal InfirmaryRegistrar, 1985 - 1986
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoChief Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoResidency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1984
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoInternship, General Surgery, 1980 - 1981
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineClass of 1980
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganBS, Distinction, 1976 - 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1989 - 1996
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1985 - 2017
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1983 - 1997
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident Paper Competition American College of Surgeons, Chicago Chapter, 1985
  • Ben Eisman Surgical Resident Research University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1984
  • Distinguished Service Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1980
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Serum progesterone in pregnant rats with ectopic or in situ corpora lutea: Correlation between amounts of luteal tissue and progesterone concentration.  
    Elbaum DJ, Bender EM, Brown JM, Keyes PL, Biol Reprod, 13:541
  • Steroidogenic effect of 17-beta estradiol in the rabbit: Stimulation of progesterone synthesis in the prematurely regressing corpora lutea.  
    Bender EM, Miller JM, Possley RM, Keyes PL, Endocrinology, 103:1937
  • Conservative management of sand aspiration – a case report.  
    Bender EM, Moore EE, Kashuk J, Hopeman AR, Military Medicine, 149:989
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  • Robotic Repair of Cor Triatriatum.
    Bender, EM, Law DA, Steele, JS, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Berlin, Germany
  • A New Logistic Model for Outcome Prediction in Cardiac Intensive Care Patients.
    Hekmat K, Badreldin AM, Ferrari M, Doenst T, Bender EM, Brehm B, American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA


  • Member, STS Workforce on Clinical Education 2011 - 2018

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