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 or call
toll free, 1-877-474-7484.


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