Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon Blog
Marc D. LeGras, M.D.
Specializes in heart rhythm disorders, pacemakers, defibrillators
Dr. LeGras is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and has been with the Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon since 1996. He attended McGill University in Montreal for his Bachelor of Science and medical school. He did an internship at the University of Manitoba and his pediatrics residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Toronto, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. LeGras then completed a fellowship in pediatric electrophysiology and pacing at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital in 1993. He was an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Western Ontario, Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario in London prior to moving to Portland.
James P. Kyser, M.D.
Interventional catheterization procedures
Dr. Kyser joined the Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon as an Interventional Cardiologist in July 2005. Dr. Kyser received his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio, and completed his pediatric residency training at Kaiser Oakland Pediatrics in California. He returned to Ohio for his pediatric cardiology fellowship training at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.
Peter H. Chang, D.O.
Non-interventional imaging, specializing in transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography with a special interest in fetal echocardiography
Dr. Chang joined the Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon as a pediatric cardiologist in July 2006. Dr. Chang returns to the Northwest after receiving his medical degree at Nova-Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his pediatric residency training at University of Maryland, Baltimore. He continued his sub-specialty training in pediatric cardiology at the University of Rochester's Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong. His research interests have included the role of dystrophin in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, with publications investigating the accuracy of point of care testing devices.
Lindsay Urbinelli, M.D.
Fetal Cardiology & Cardiac MRI
Dr. Urbinelli joined the Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon in September 2016. She grew up in upstate New York which is also where she attended college and medical school. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a medical degree from SUNY Upstate University. She then ventured to New York City where she completed her pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University – New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. She then went on to complete an advanced imaging fellowship in fetal cardiology and cardiac MRI at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Melissa Yamauchi, M.D.
Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
Dr. Yamauchi joined the Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon in September 2017. She completed a combined MD/MPRH degree at OHSU, and then completed her pediatric residency at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital pediatric residency program. At the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital, she completed her categorical pediatric cardiology fellowship and an advanced non-invasive imaging fellowship.
Alisha Floyd, M.D.
Dr. Floyd joined Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon in December 2018. She attended college at Northwestern University where she studied anthropology and Michigan State University where she earned her MD. A southern California native, Dr. Floyd completed her residency training at Children’s Hospital in Orange County California. After practicing general pediatrics for three years, she went on to complete her pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital.
Douglas King, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist Retired
We are sad to announce the retirement of Dr. King.
Dr. King attended the University of Washington, obtaining both his B.S. and M.D. degrees. His pediatrics residency was at the University of California, Irvine, and was followed by a three-year pediatric cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Dr. King is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. His special interests are in echocardiography and fetal echocardiography. He and his wife, Carole, have three children.