Kevin Reavis, MD, FACS

(503) 281-0561
Areas of Focus: 
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia and Paraesophageal Hernia
Weight Loss Treatment and Surgery
Achalasia and Other Motility Disorders
Advanced Flexible Endoscopic Surgery

About Me

The patient is the center of all treatments we incorporate. Patient satisfaction is, ultimately, the core of our decision-making.

- Kevin Reavis, MD, FACS

Kevin M. Reavis, MD, was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. After graduating from the University of Virginia, Dr. Reavis earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He completed his residency in general surgery at Oregon Health & Science University where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at The Ohio State University before joining the faculty as an assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, Irvine and the Long Beach VA Healthcare System where he enjoyed four productive years between 2007-2011. He now resides in Portland, OR as an esophageal, foregut and bariatric surgeon with The Oregon Clinic, in the division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery and serves as clinical associate professor of surgery at Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Reavis is an active leader in numerous national and regional surgical societies. His research interests include diseases of the foregut, surgical instrument innovation, endolumenal therapies and surgical education. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters. He is also a reviewer for ten medical journals and is on the editorial board of World Journal of Gastroenterology, Global Journal of Surgery and the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.


My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
General Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2007
  • Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2006
  • Internship, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2000
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1999
  • BA, Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1995
  • President, Oregon Medical Association, 2017
  • Medical Director of Bariatric Research, Legacy Health, Portland, OR
  • President-elect, Oregon Medical Association, 2017
  • President, Oregon State Chapter of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Lab Director, Foundation for Surgical Innovation and Education, Portland OR
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors", 2018
  • Executive Council, Board of Trustees, Oregon Medical Association
  • Medical Executive Council, Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Chairman, Bariatric Surgery Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Associate Fellowship Director- Legacy Health Systems Bariatric Surgery fellowship, Portland OR
  • Textbook Editor, Operating Through the Endoscope (2015), Springer Publishing
  • Principle Investigator- GI Dynamics, Endobarrier trial (endoscopic treatment of diabetes) 2013—present
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Other Activities: 
  • Member, The MacKenzie Surgical Society, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)