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News Provider Joins Samaritan Urology Teams in Albany & Lebanon

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Urologist Sophia Drinis, MD, recently joined Samaritan Urology. She will see patients at the Albany and Lebanon-based clinics. 

Drinis offers a variety of urological care, with a particular interest in female and male urinary incontinence; female pelvic prolapse; pelvic floor reconstruction; urethral reconstruction as well as other conditions. 

When asked what motivated her to enter health care, Drinis said, “My parents were influential role models in teaching me the value of caring for others.”

Drinis earned a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago and a medical degree from Rush University Medical Center. She completed a surgical internship and urology residency at New York Medical College and fellowship in genitourinary reconstruction at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Following medical school, Drinis was a faculty appointed urology instructor at New York Medical College and Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine. 

Prior to joining Samaritan Health Services, Drinis spent six years in private practice caring for patients in the Midwest and six years working at a health care system in the Northeast. She was drawn to Samaritan for its Pacific Northwest location, collegiality and interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. In her free time she enjoys hiking, bicycling, gardening, birdwatching, traveling, cooking, photography and spending time with her family. 

Drinis is accepting patients at Samaritan Urology clinics in Albany and Lebanon. For more information, call 541-812-5820 or 541-812-5800.

For more information about Samaritan’s five hospitals and more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics, visit samhealth.org.