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A Portland Institution Since 1948

The Portland Surgical Society is the only professional organization of its type in the Portland area. The society is an important educational forum for surgeons as well as a showcase for the achievements of many of our trainees. Perhaps most importantly, it provides a wonderful opportunity to renew the camaraderie and unique sense of fellowship that unites us within our community of surgeons.

The organization will only remain successful and vibrant with your support. The most important support you can provide is by participating in meetings and recruiting new members. If you have a new associate in your practice, please encourage them to complete a membership application.

Quarterly Meetings

Portland Surgical Society has quarterly social hour and speaker. Meetings start with a cocktail hour at 6:00 pm followed by a speaker. The meetings conclude about 8:00 pm.. Cost included in PSS dues, guests $50. 

Schedule 2020

NOTICE: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and in the interest of the safety and health of our members our April 20th Portland Surgical Society meeting and May Scientific Meetings are postponed indefinitely.  We will notify members of any plans to reschedule as soon as is safely possible. 

Thank you, Kristen Massimino, President - Portland Surgical Society 

January 27, 2020
Portland City Grill,  111 SW Fifth Ave.,  Portland, OR 97204
Tel: 503-525-5260
6:00 PM Social and Dinner

The Future of Healthcare in Oregon
Panel of speakers including the Oregon Medical Board, OMA, Oregon Legislators, Oregon Legislative Candidates. 

April 20, 2020 - POSTPONED

Dr. Albert Chi, Advanced Prosthetics
 Doernbecher Auditorium
6:00-7:00 pm - Food and drinks
7:00-8:30 pm - Presentation

May 29, 2020 - POSTPONED

Annual Scientific Conference 2020
Scientific Session - 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Legacy Good Samaritan 1015 NW 22nd Ave. Portland, OR 97210

Reception and Annual Banquet - 6:00 pm
Portland Golf Club 5900 SW Scholl’s Ferry Road Portland, OR

Dues - Portland Surgical Society Members

PSS dues are collected by the American College of Surgeons Oregon Chapter. The PSS and ACS Oregon boards elected to merge the two organizations in the fall of 2012. The dues for PSS pay for approximately 4 quarterly meeting dinners along with the annual banquet and scientific session held at the end of the academic year. The dues rates are:

$250 for Active Membership
$125 for Associate Membership
$100 for Retired Surgeons

Member Categories

Active Members: Active Members must be licensed physicians who are certified by a board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties or possessed of qualifications equally acceptable to the Board of Directors, and whose practice is limited to general surgery or a surgical specialty, and who reside or practice in Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas County in Oregon, or Clark County in Washington.

Associate Members: Associate Members shall possess the qualifications of Active Members, but reside and practice exclusively outside Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington.

Retired Members: The category is for retired surgeons. Retired members also have the option to pay per dinner/meeting; the cost will be $50

Dues Payment

PSS dues can be paid at the same time as ACS Chapter dues by logging in to this websites. See log-in procedure on member page, click HERE.


Kristin Massimino, MD, FACS
PSS President

About US

The Oregon Chapter of the American College of Surgeons welcomes you to this web site. This information is intended for the benefit of our chapter members, the Fellows, Associate Fellows, and Candidates of the A.C.S. in the state of Oregon.  Learn more about the American College of Surgeons through the main website, Click HERE. 

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Fellows of the American College of Surgeons who live in Oregon are invited to join the Oregon Chapter. By joining you show support for our council's activities, our scientific meetings and our social gatherings.  Our dues are reasonable and your support helps surgeons in Oregon at all levels of their career.

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