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Jay Andersen MD

Title

Compass Oncology, Breast Specialists, Co-Director
USO Oncology Breast Cancer Research, Associate Chair

Practice

Compass Oncology

Location

Portland, OR

Fellowship

University of Kansas Medical Center

Biography

Dr. Jay Andersen is a medical oncologist and serves as co-director of Compass Breast Specialists. He has advanced sub-specialty expertise in breast cancer. Because he believes better outcomes are achieved when patients understand and embrace their care, his practice philosophy is education-based and highly collaborative. During consultation, he explains his patient’s diagnosis and disease stage, reviews the standard of care based on the data, and determines whether there are special circumstances that necessitate deviation from the standard of care. His patients appreciate the handouts and diagrams he provides and often comment on his ability to present complex issues in an understandable way.

In his spare time, Dr. Andersen has a busy family life and enjoys his daily trips to the gym, as well as skiing, biking, and hiking.