Provider Stories

Dr William Bennetts

Dr. William Bennetts: Seeing Patients as a Doctor, Not as a Businessman

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Dr. William Bennetts has been volunteering to see patients for Project Access NOW since our inception in 2007. His partner at Northwest Gastroenterology Clinic, Dr. Sandy Wilborn, had been the physician we used to screen all gastroenterology consult requests from primary care clinics before scheduling. After Dr. Wilborn fully retired earlier this year, Dr. Bennetts took over this responsibility for…

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Dr Curtis Thompson

Dr. Curtis Thompson: Equalizing Healthcare

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Dr. Curtis Thompson heads the dermatopathology company CTA Lab, which has participated in Project Access NOW for over a decade. The lab makes diagnoses from biopsies dermatologists and primary care physicians send there for analysis. Easing the Burden While Dr. Thompson or his team don’t see any patients, he says donated lab analysis often takes place at the beginning of…

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Jennie Leslie, MD

Jennie Leslie, M.D.

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Jennie Leslie, M.D., specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology with a focus on fibroid treatment options and general gynecological care. She was raised in a family that valued working with underserved communities and her motivation behind choosing a career in medicine was to do underserved care. Dr. Leslie earned her Medical Degree at Mercer University in Georgia and went on to…

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Katherine Morris, M.D.

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The long years of medical school and training to become a surgical oncologist were well worth it to Dr. Katherine Morris. Dr. Morris practices at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center and volunteers for Project Access of Multnomah County. But many times, the health care system is far more tiring than any of the long hours she once spent…

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Edwin Irish, M.D.

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Edwin Irish, M.D., senior partner and president of Surgical Associates, P.C., has been practicing General and Thoracic Surgery for the past 30 years. He and his partners, Ali Khaki, M.D. and Daniel Tseng, M.D., have maintained a long tradition of providing care for the underserved. Early in his career, Dr. Irish worked with several mentors who cultivated a sense of…

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