Paul H. Schipper is a board-certified general and thoracic surgeon who treats pleural mesothelioma.
- Serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Oregon Health & Sciences University.
- Clinical interest in minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques.
- Prefers taking a team approach when caring for mesothelioma patients.
- Authored or co-authored at least 15 peer-reviewed journal articles, including one published in the Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery in which he and six colleagues evaluated the merits and risks of pleurectomy/decortication versus those of extrapleural pneumonectomy to help determine which is the better treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians.
- Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and World Esophageal Cancer Consortium.
- Named as a “Top MD” by Consumers Checkbook and a “Regional Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly.
- Noted for good bedside manner and willingness to spend generous amounts of time explaining procedures, risks and prognoses.
- M.D. degree from University of Iowa College of Medicine.