Russ Riggs, M.D. Clinic Director

Dr. Riggs has gained unique clinical perspective by working in a diverse range of communities as an emergency physician, administrator, and educator. He enjoys hiking and travel, and loves being Dad to 5 wonderful kids!

“My life’s motto is ‘Live life to its fullest, every single day!’” Dr. Riggs says. “I want to help Reflex patients experience greater joy in life by achieving a higher level of activity.”

Professional Background

  • Medical Director, Providence Newberg Medical Center
  • Assistant Medical Director, Tuality Community Hospital
  • Emergency Medicine physician in NC, SC, TX and OR

Credentials

  • Board Certified / American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
  • Member of Osteoarthritis Research Society International

Teaching Affiliations

  • Pacific University / PA Program Student Preceptor
  • Oregon Health Sciences University / Clinical Preceptor
  • Affiliate Faculty, American Heart Association
  • Viscosupplementation Specialty Training
  • Certified Fluoroscopist

 

Education

 

  • Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte NC
    Residency, Emergency Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
    Bachelor of Arts, Asian Studies/Mandarin Chinese, Summa Cum Laude