Details for New Docs
There are new docs in town! Samaritan Health Services welcomes three doctors to its network of highly skilled and compassionate health care professionals. Edward Bender, MD Billie-Jean Martin, MD Dr. Bender has joined Dr. Martin has joined Samaritan’s Cardiac Samaritan’s Cardiac Surgery Surgery Department. He Department. She comes to comes to Samaritan Samaritan through a through a partnership partnership with Stanford Health with Stanford Health Care. He earned a Care. She earned a medical degree at the medical degree from Wayne State University, University of Alberta in Canada, and completed residency training in general completed residency training at Dalhousie surgery at the University of Colorado Health University and the University of Calgary. She Sciences Center and fellowship training in completed fellowship training in congenital cardiothoracic surgery at the University of cardiac surgery at the University of Chicago Medical School. Dr. Bender is board California – San Francisco and in congenital certified in thoracic surgery. cardiothoracic surgery at the University of He can be reached at 541-768-5223. Alberta. Dr. Martin is board certified in Ross Downey, MD She can be reached at 541-768-5223. cardiac surgery. Dr. Downey has joined Samaritan’s Heart Rhythm Center. He earned a medical degree from Dartmouth School of Medicine. He completed internship and residency training at Stanford University, where he also served as chief resident. He completed fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Downey is board certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. He can be reached at 541-768-5206. For more information about Samaritan Health Services’ Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery programs, services and providers, visit samhealth.org/Heart or call toll free, 1-877-474-7484.