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Dr. Steven Seres

Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Portland, OR

Address

501 N Graham Suite 100, Portland, OR, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 12pm
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About

Bio

I am a Portland naitive, having been raised on the West Side in Hillsdale. I graduated from Wilson High School in 1986 and went to the University of Oregon, where I met my wife (now of 22 years!). We moved in 1996 to Philadelphia for medical school, but then returned (as fast as we could!) to Portland where I did my residency training at the Legacy Portland Hospitals. I'm the proud father of 2 children, and, in addition to being with them, I enjoy playing music and in October ran my first marathon at the age of 43!

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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Oregon

Doctor Q&A

148 Answers
69 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
I : I strongly suggest you get seen. Nails are a problem because of the things that can grow on them and then get inserted deep into your foot. In worst... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
I : I don't know if you can relate he symptoms to the ct findings. She's had a small stroke and until it's determines why that happened, she's at signifi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
I : I would recommend you see either your primary care doctor or a gynecologist to get this looked at. Although it's more likely than not a bartholan's g... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unless : Unless it's been refrigerated, it's basically no good after a couple of hours. Sorry.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
If : If you take no meds, the creatinine was 1.0 or less, and are generally healthy then this ratio is usually of very limited use. It does help establish... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unless : Unless the ultrasound was a pelvic study, it wouldn't have looked at the uterus or ovaries unfortunately. Could the blood you're seeing be in your ur... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
This : This must be a very scary situation for you. I would get an appointment as fast as you can with either your doctor or local county health department ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
You : You certainly could have pneumonia, but it's nearly impossible to make this diagnosis without being examined, possibly having an x-ray. Cough that l... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Depending : Depending on what they look like, they could be anything from small fissures from irritation, plugged glands, or even herpes. Best thing is to get a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unfortunately : Unfortunately it is hard to know what it is until a sample can be taken. I would be sure to have the follow up that's been recommende to you already.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, no. There is a special test for chlymidia, commonly done with gonorrhea that is different than a routine ua. Chlymidia is commonly as... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Stuck burp: That sounds like you're describing a really bad spell of stomach acid washing up into your throat (gastroesophogeal reflux, or gerd). The symptoms ca... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Scaly skin: Scaly skin is frequently a result of allergy. It's often just called dermatitis, or eczema, although there are much finer levels of these definitions... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Should be checked: Probably is still related to the hemorrhoid. However, it's really important for your doctor to take a look to confirm this. It should be a very stra... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Lots of possibilitie: I would certainly consult your doctor about this one, although a couple things come to mind. Pregnancy can cause any symptom it seems. Stomach acid/ul... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnant?: I'm not sure how if all those pregnancy tests are negative. You might ask for a serum qualitative test to completely rule it out, but I'd say odds ar... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not really: The only stimulant medicines you'll find over the counter are caffeine containing. There are some herbal supplements that also employ certain herbal ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Benign eye issues: likely a Pterygium, a non-concerning collection of extra tissue at the edge of the junction between the colored part and the white part of your eye. ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Aches: Could be a lot of things. The itch and lump may not be related which confuses matters. Would be useful to know what labs you've had that were normal.... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Get a doctors help: It sounds like you could have a sinus infection, but headaches shouldn't be messed around with. Please call your doctor and get seen tomorrow, ok?
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: If nonproductive consider gerd, postnasal drip and or asthma.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Trying to picture it: It'd be helpful to see it, but from the way you describe it, i think it could be something like tinea versacolor or vitilligo. Both are very tame con... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Cough causes cough: It very well probably was a URI weeks ago and at this point what you're left with is lungs that are so coughed out that there's inflammation down ther... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Fluid in ear: Those symptoms suggest you have fluid in the ear or sinuses or both. It's a common complication of a cold. If you're otherwise healthy and not havin... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not the same: Niacin is a whole lot less potent compared to statins. See your doctor and talk about the swelling as that's not a common side effect of statins.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vbac: Vaginal birth after caesarian is quite common and depends on your health, the details of why you had a c-section last time, and if here are complicati... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Reflex : That's known as the "gastrocolic reflex." it's certainly stronger in some people and not thought of as a problem. However, if you never used to have t... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Wear and tear: Generally, as we age, the size of the disks between our vertebrae gets smaller with the effects of gravity and use. On the x-ray it looks like the di... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Sweaty arm pits: There are a couple of prescription agents that can be prescribed by your doctor. One very common one is called drysol which is put on like a deodoran... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Should be checked: There are a lot of things that come to mind, fewer if the symptoms are just one one side of your mouth. However, this could be almost anything from a... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unlikely bad: Something that hasn't changed in 15 years is very unlikely something bad.... But anything on the skin can turn into something. I recommend you show i... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Couple of things: You need to get seen by your doctor. That area can be related to your appendix if you still have one. Given your age, it could also be diverticulitis... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unlikely: Hypothyroidism is not usually associated with a tremor.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Ideas: I would call the dentist and see if they will prescribe antibiotics. If that doesn't work, you mightconsider going to a local urgent care and let the... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Hair question: Ask your stylist. You'll get a lot farther there than here.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Need more info: Are the 'knots' something you can see or just a feeling? Also do you have any other conditions or take any meds? That could really help figure this o... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Seriously uncommon: Sounds like you had some kind of allergic reaction, but i don't think it'd be from the fact that you had a sexual encounter . Petechia aren't actually... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Skin is being weird: I would get to a doctor with this right away. Especially with it leaving scars, you want to get to the bottom of what's going on, even if it's someth... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Metabolism problem: Best determined by a doctor's exam and some routine labs.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Needs to be check: that could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Get in with your doctor tomorrow and let them look at this right away. These hurt really bad and can be treat... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Normal: That sounds like an essentially normal ultrasound. Why were you having it done?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Needs more eval: I would return to the doctor, or consider seeing a gynecologist. Blood after intercourse shouldn't be considered normal, but is usually easily dealt ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Itching: have you used any soaps, lotions, lubricants recently? Itchy skin is usually inflamed, and this part of the body is sensitive to things like this. W... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Need more info: is this a new problem? I noticed you have a B12 deficiency and that might lead to some weird tingling. I wonder if it's related to the temp of the s... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Sedation worries: Tell them your concern. Colonoscopy is a light sedation because it just doesn't take much to get it done. You wake up very shortly after they're don... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnancy dates: You can actually have what seems like a regular period toward the beginning of your pregnancy. With modern ultrasound, they're so good at predicting ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Keep on keeping on: Regardless of the test, if you feel better there has to be something about gluten-containing foods that doesn't agree with you. Don't think too much ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Probably fine: I can't think of a reason why it would be painful to mix Acetaminophen and carrot juice.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: If it's just a filling you should be fine because it's a bloodless procedure.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not uncommon: Sounds like a sebaceous cyst. It forms when the hole that sebum comes through gets covered over yet the gland keeps making sebum. Fast forward years a... Read More

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Apr 21, 2013
Have know Dr. Seres for many years. He has helped me to take care of some very complex patient cases.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Seres is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Seres is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I have been told I have osteoarthritis in my neck and lower back. Just now my hands and feet hurt and swelling all the time. Thank you
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank You Doctor! I confirmed with the doctor its a stone. Thanks for the advice.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! TY! Had CBC done and was OK, but still not happy. Will get 2nd opin!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Legacy Emanuel Hospital

Residency

Legacy Emanuel Hospital

Awards

Resident of the Year, Legacy Residency program
Top General Internist, First Place, Oregon - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Oregon - Spring
2014

Affiliations

Oregon Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Cascade physicians, PC

Publications

Evaluating the complex chronic pain patient
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