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Welcome New Surgeon, Frederick Foss, Jr, MD


Frederick Foss, Jr, MD, has joined Tillamook Medical Group and is credentialed to perform surgical procedures at Tillamook County General Hospital. He is board-certified in general surgery and holds a certificate of additional qualification in surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery.

After graduating from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Foss completed a surgical internship and residency at David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in California. He also completed a trauma and critical care fellowship at Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services.

Over the course of his extensive professional career, Dr. Foss has provided surgery services and trauma care in a number of rural as well as urban locations. His clinical leadership roles at several larger hospitals include appointments as medical director for surgical services and for trauma services. He has also been an assistant clinical professor and instructed a number of advanced trauma and surgical seminars. Dr. Foss comes to Tillamook from the United Hospital District and clinic in Blue Earth, MN.

The son of a career US Air Force officer, and an honorably discharged US Air Force officer himself, Dr. Foss has lived around the world and the US, including in Japan, California, Illinois, and Hawaii. Reno, Nevada, where his mother was born and raised, was always considered home.

Activities Dr. Foss enjoys in his free time include reading, crossword puzzles, golfing, and cooking, especially BBQ. He also cherishes time with his wife, Nancy, as well as with their five grown children. Two dogs, Bernard and Axel, keep them company.

For an appointment with Dr. Foss, please call Tillamook Medical Group at (503)-842-5546.

Tillamook Medical Group includes more than 20 primary and specialty care physicians and professional care providers serving in three locations in Tillamook County: the main campus at 980 Third Street in Tillamook; Bay Ocean at 1011 Third Street in Tillamook; and Manzanita Primary & Specialty Care at 10445 Neahkahnie Creek Road in Manzanita.