Andrew Suchocki, MD, MPH, has served as the medical director for Clackamas County Health Centers for nearly a decade. He has helped lead the growth and evolution of CHC in a variety of aspects including increasing access to health care, expanding its scope to include addictions, improving resources and safety for patients experiencing chronic pain, and collaborating regionally and on a statewide level with other FQHC systems and CCOs. Dr. Suchocki has a strong interest in health disparities, and has worked tirelessly to expand treatment for opioid, alcohol, and other substance use disorders in primary care, community corrections, and those experiencing chronic pain. He also serves on the board of directors and executive committee of the Oregon Primary Care Association and is a member of the Oregon Statewide Pain Commission. Prior to working in safety net health centers, Dr Suchocki had significant clinical and policy experience in eastern and sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Suchocki completed his undergraduate education at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and family medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati/Christ Hospital program. After several years of practice in safety net healthcare, Dr. Suchocki completed a preventive medicine residency and Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Suchocki and his wife, dog, and chickens reside in Portland. He is an avid cyclist and world traveler.