Dr. Yale Sands Popowich MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Yale Popowich is a plastic surgeon in Portland, Oregon. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center and Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Popowich accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center and one of 12 at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Romanian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Techniques, Hand

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2004

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2001

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Class of 1998

Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia
Class of 1998

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship, General Surgery, 1998 - 1999

Stanford University
Chief Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2004

Oregon Health & Science Univ
Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2004 - 2006

Columbia University in the City of New York
Other Training, Political Science and Russian, 1982 - 1986

University of Tennessee
Other Training, 2012

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Compassion Award, Breast Friends Annual Dinner/Benefit

Outstanding general surgery resident of the year, John Henry Smith, III Award

Intern of the Year, As voted by the senior surgical house staff

President, Class of 1998, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, 1995

Publications & Presentations

Baird Mallory and Yale Popowich

Neutrophil survival on biomaterials is determined by surface topography.
Chang, S., Popowich, Y., Greco, R. S., Haimovich, B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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