A native Oregonian, Jeff grew up in Eugene where he later attended the University of Oregon to study speech pathology. Jeff has worked at Samaritan for more than 10 years, and began his career at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital before fulfilling a lifelong dream to live on the Oregon Coast. Jeff enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three “children,” his dog Fiona, and two cats Schmoopie and Tillie, traveling and cooking.
Jeff specializes in swallowing and communication disorders that may arise from neurological events and diseases. He treats patients in a variety of settings, from inpatient rehab to home health care and hospice. A certified professional in the Lee Silverman Voice Training method, Jeff also helps patients with Parkinson’s disease increase the loudness of their voice.
Medical Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree: University of Oregon
Master's degree: University of Oregon