Robert Read, MD, PhD

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Robert Read, MD, PhD

Personal Biography:

Dr. Read, a board-certified surgeon, is the medical director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Services at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Prior to joining Samaritan, he practiced with the Corvallis-based Willamette Surgical Associates for six years.  

Medical Education and Training:

Medical degree: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Doctoral degree: Colorado State University
Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center



  • General Surgery
    General surgery is a surgical specialty that requires knowledge of and familiarity with a broad spectrum of diseases that may require surgical treatment. Procedures frequently performed by general surgeons include, but are not limited to, abdominal organ surgery, breast surgery, colonoscopy, hernia repair and removal of the gall bladder.
  • Vascular Surgery
    Vascular surgery is a specialty that offers both surgical and minimally invasive treatment of problems associated with the blood vessels in the body. Vascular disease may include any condition that disrupts the effectiveness of the circulatory system.