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Duane Bietz

Duane S. Bietz, M.D.

Providence Health Systems Portland Adventist Medical Center
Portland, OR  
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


La Sierra University BA 1961
Loma Linda University MD 1961-1965
Harvard University June-September 1964
Univ. of WA. Surgical Residency 1965-1972
Univ. of WA CT Residency 1971
Univ. of TX Parkland San Antonio Tx Trauma 1973-74
Univ of WA Instructor 1975-76
Private Practice of Surgery, CT, Vascular 1977-2004
Medical Director Pacificare Insurance 2004

Other Interests

Cardio-Thoracic Trauma
Review and Audit of Cardiac Surgical Performance
Capitation in Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Surgery Program Development New Programs
Analysis of Cardiac Surgery Potential Community Hospitals
Continious Quality Improvement Projects regarding Length of Stay, Cost, Reduction of timed sequences
Cardiac-Thoracic Billing, Coding, Reimbursment
Yearly program analysis for goal setting and project improvement
Contract analysis for managed care

Practice Areas

  • Vascular
  • Thoracic
  • Cardiac