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Garrett Zallen

Garret S. Zallen, MD

Specialties
  • Pediatric Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Garret Zallen, M.D., has been a pediatric surgeon for 18 years now and has no difficulty to remembering why he chose this path in life. He is reminded of the reason for his choice daily by the children and the families that he interacts with and the lives he helps make better. He cannot think of a better career than one that helps make the future of our children better and our world brighter. He has been working at Shriners Children's Portland for his entire career because he shares the mission to provide the highest quality care to children within a compassionate, family-centered, collaborative environment.

Dr. Zallen always had a keen interest in taking care of children with chest wall abnormalities, so he became the director of the chest wall abnormality program at Shriners Children's Portland. Since then, Dr. Zallen has cared for thousands of children with chest wall abnormalities and has become a regional expert in the surgical and non-surgical care of these children.

Pediatric Care

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery, Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Colorado Health Science
6/1/1994

Internship
University of Colorado Health Sciences
6/1/1995

Residency
University of Colorado Health Sciences
6/1/2001

Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
6/1/2004

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