Dr. Mark Shih

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Portland, OR
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Portland, OR

Address

2801 N Gantenbein Ave, Portland, OR
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

CareOregon

Cigna

FamilyCare

Health Net

Oregon Health Plan

Providence Health Plans

Medicaid

About

Bio

I am married, the father of four children. In my spare time I enjoy tennis and time with my family.

Specialties
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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Pediatrics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
1 Agree
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
The : The most important treatments for the flu in a 13 month old toddler would still be rest drinking of adequate fluids. In addition to over the counter ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
Children : Children with Down syndrome have issues of low muscle tone which can affect their ability to chew and swallow foods effectively. If she recently had ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
Scoliosis : Scoliosis in and of itself is most often not a painful and debilitating condition. Given your development of difficulties with pain in the legs and h... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
If : If your x-ray is negative for associated fracture of the tibia or fibula, it is possible that a hematoma (blood clot) has developed, pushing on the sy... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
RSV : Rsv (respiratory syncytial virus) is a virus that can cause significant breathing issues in small children. In adults, it will typically present as a... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
Neurology : Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. This includes diseases involving the centra... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
Sometimes : Sometimes toddlers will gag themselves pushing their fingers back into their throats due to issues of reflux. Presumably, they are trying to get at a... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
Often, : Often, if there is a pattern of holding in of bowel movements, there is an identifiable source of pain or discomfort. One common cause is the presenc... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shih
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 33 years experience
More calories: Due to your cerebral palsy, you will actually burn more calories per distance travelled due to the increased work of your walking pattern as well as h... Read More
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Testimonials
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5
Recommendations
24
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
We love Dr. Shih! My child has sporadic mobility issues following tethered cord surgery. This has been a long and frustrating road trying to get ahead of the issues. Dr. Shih has been kind, thought...Read More
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Shih is amazing! Our family was in distress and aggony for months when we came to Dr. Shih and within 30 minutes he had my daughter diagnosed and on our way to a normal life again. He has amazing ...Read More
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shih is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California - San Diego
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Residency

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Residency

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Awards

Local Innovation Award, Legacy Health System
Top Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist, First Place, National - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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