Dr. Sophia Bornstein is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Mid-Columbia
Medical Center’s Celilo Cancer Center.
As a board-certified radiation oncologist, Dr. Bornstein specializes in
the use of radiation therapy to reduce the symptoms of or cure cancer,
and in the overall care of patients with cancer. Dr. Bornstein has published
extensively on a number of radiological and oncological topics, and is
known for her research in head and neck cancers, and early phase clinical
Dr. Bornstein earned her M.D. and Ph.D. at Oregon Health & Science
University, where she won multiple awards, scholarships and grants, including
the NIH the Pre-Doctoral Training Grant, Radiological Society of North
American Research Medical Student Grant and Tartar Trust Fellowship. She
completed her internship at Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center
and took her residency at OHSU’s Department of Radiation Medicine,
where she started a resident-run palliative radiation program, taught
radiobiology and completed the American Board of Radiology Holman Research Pathway.
Prior to joining MCMC, Dr. Bornstein worked as a radiation oncologist in
a variety of settings, including as an assistant professor at OHSU, assistant
professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and as a temporary
physician at multiple underserved communities throughout the country.
Dr. Bornstein feels honored to treat patients with cancer and counsel them
through treatment. She values relationships with her patients and their
families, and develops personalized treatment plans for her patients based
on their needs and wishes.
After 15 years in Portland, Dr. Bornstein is excited to transition to a
community treatment setting with a strong patient focus and impressive
provider expertise. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and wine tasting.
Resident, Department of Radiation Medicine, OHSU
Intern, Providence St. Vincent's Medical Center, Internal Medicine
M.D., Ph.D., OHSU
Board Certified Radiation Oncologist
Oregon Medical License
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