(YorkPedia Editorial):- Hillsboro, Oregon Feb 7, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Clear Choice Dermatology, LLC proudly announces the newest addition to their experienced team- Stephen Austad, DO.
Dr. Stephen Austad will accept patient appointments starting February 14th, 2023, at four Clear Choice Dermatology locations, including Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Salem, and Sandy. In addition, he will offer free skin cancer screenings for new patients at the Hillsboro location until 4/30/2023*.
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“We are so fortunate to have Dr. Austad with us,” said dermatologist and Fellow Mohs Surgeon, Collin Blattner, DO. “He has unparalleled dermatologic skills and will be a valued member of the Clear Choice Dermatology Team.”
Dr. Austad has over ten years of combined clinical experience as a physician. He has a passion for procedural dermatology, including surgical and cosmetic modalities. In addition, Dr. Austad is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Dr. Austad lived in Mexico for two years before his medical training. He is fluent in English and Spanish, and with the growing demand for bilingual providers, this makes him an invaluable asset to the team.
“I’m so excited to be a member of the Clear Choice Dermatology family and to serve the amazing community of Portland and surrounding areas.” Says Dr. Austad. “My goal is to ensure every patient feels valued and leaves the office confident that their needs and concerns have been addressed.”
Steve Austad, DO, graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, with a degree in Spanish and a double minor in Chemistry and Zoology. Before completing a transitional year internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego, he attended medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.
Following his internship, he completed the Naval flight surgery training program in Pensacola, Florida. He subsequently served as a flight surgeon and medical department head for VMA-211 and VMFA-121 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, and later with VX-9 in China Lake, California.
While on his last assignment, he attended UCLA and completed a Master’s in Business Administration. After that, he separated from active-duty service, earning his Fleet Marine Force qualification and receiving the National Service medal, the War on Terror medal, multiple Commendation medals, and rifle and pistol qualifications. He continued his military service as a Navy reservist while completing his Dermatology residency training at Prime Health Consortium/Chino Valley Medical Center and graduated residency in 2022.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Austad, patients are encouraged to visit clearchoicederm.com or call the office at (503) 905-9006.
About Clear Choice Dermatology
Clear Choice Dermatology is a dermatology practice that is solely physician owned and operated. We aim to provide the highest level of skin care for residents of Oregon and Washington.
Our goal is to provide effective and modern medical and surgical dermatologic care with a holistic focus. In an era of corporate and private equity-influenced medical ownership and care, Clear Choice Dermatology brings back the individualized and personalized medical care of the 20th century with the modern advances of the 21st century.
Clear Choice Dermatology providers diagnose and treat every disorder and lesion encountered on the skin. We love caring for people of every age, race, and gender. We treat each person like family and take this approach when making treatment plans. By employing pharmacologic, surgical, and holistic techniques, we seek to free patients of pain, stress, and anxiety related to skin disorders.
As board-certified dermatologists and dermatology-trained physician assistants, we seek to provide the highest level of care for our patients in a kind and compassionate manner.
We believe that the skin is the most vital system in the body, and we focus on making patients feel great about their skin. We would be honored to have you as our patient and look forward to meeting you in person.
For more information, visit clearchoicederm.com
Disclaimer: Free skin cancer screenings are for new patients and sun-exposed areas only. The screening does not replace a complete annual exam that will determine if you have skin cancer that may require further evaluation and treatment.
Clear Choice Dermatology
349 SE 7th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
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