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Sophia Bornstein MD PHD

Sophia Bornstein, MD PHD

  • Primary Specialties
    • Oncology
  • Primary Address 1800 E. 19th Street
    The Dalles, OR 97058
  • Primary Phone 541.296.7204

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 trial development.

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
USMLE (steps 1-3)

Primary Office

1800 E. 19th Street
The Dalles, OR 97058

Phone: 541.296.7204