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John W. Wiest, MD, FACS

Vascular surgeon
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
John Wiest, M.D., is the founding physician of Pacific Vascular Specialists in Portland, where he has practiced for three decades. Dr. Wiest's healing philosophy emphasizes care suited to the individual: close listening to the needs and concerns of the patient; educating patients and their families about all treatment options, including less-invasive procedures when appropriate; and utilization of the safest, most technologically advanced techniques for the best outcomes. Dr. Wiest is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from University of California at Los Angeles and completed residencies in general surgery at UCLA and at University of Utah Medical Center. He completed a vascular surgery fellowship at St. Vincent's Medical Center in 1985. He holds memberships in Portland-area medical societies and has privileges at several hospitals within the metropolitan area. Dr. Wiest enjoys fly-fishing and exploring the Oregon coast with his family.
Field of Study
University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
Medical School
University of Utah School of Medicine
General Surgery
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Vascular Surgery
UCLA Center for Health Sciences
Internship, Residency
General Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • aortic aneurysm
  • aortic diseases
  • aortic ulcer
  • aortitis
  • cardiac mri
  • carotid stenosis
  • computed tomography angiography
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dialysis access
  • dissecting abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • dissection of aorta
  • intravascular ultrasound
  • marfan syndrome
  • mycotic aneurysm
  • nuclear cardiology test reading
  • thoracic endovascular aortic repair
  • varicose veins
  • venous stasis disease
Pacific Vascular Specialists
9155 Southwest Barnes Road Suite 321
Portland, OR 97225
Affiliated Facilities
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center