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Lesley Ogden, MD, FACEP SHS Affiliate


Emergency Medicine
Languages Spoken:
Undergraduate: Troy State University
Graduate: The Citadel
Medical Education: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University
Board Certifications:
Emergency Medicine
Medical Staff Status:
Samaritan Provider
Accepting New Patients:

Because she felt drawn to rural emergency care and the Oregon coast, Dr. Ogden chose to work at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital after completing her residency in 2006. She has served as assistant Emergency Department medical director and Medical Staff president and obtained her board certification in emergency medicine. She also obtained faculty status with the American College of Emergency Physicians.

In 2013, Dr. Ogden accepted the Chief Operations Officer position at SNLH and in 2015 was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. In 2016, she was also named CEO at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport. In this dual role, she is leading efforts to enhance the patient experience and quality of both coastal hospitals and facilitating the construction of new hospitals at each site.