Introducing Dr. Saunders

Dr Saunders has lived a life of service in the military and working abroad in underserved areas After completing his medical training he served three years at Grand Forks Air Force Base ND including a deployment to Germany during Desert Storm With training completed he and Kathy moved their family across the globe to Ile Ife Nigeria For 10 years at a large mission hospital he met the wide variety of community needs In response to these he undertook and completed his masters degree in public health In his practice he leverages these experiences to deliver the best possible outcome for his surgical patients advising how nutrition and lifestyle can aid in prevention mitigation and recovery In 2003 family drew the Saunders back to the US and to Kathys home state of Oregon Dr Saunders worked mostly at another rural coastal hospital where they loved the small town atmosphere After their four children were launched they felt called back to Africa and completed an eight year stint in Lilongwe Malawi And now the circle continues drawn back to Oregon family and small town atmosphere they have journeyed across the globe and landed here in our District in Reedsport Please join us in welcoming them when you see them in town