Hisham A. Bismar DO
4.4 / 5
(503) 813-2000
Interstate Medical Office South
3500 North Interstate Ave.
Portland, OR 97227

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Rating Details Details
Overall Score
  • 4.4
    Wait Time
  • 4.4
    Included in Decisions
  • 4.3
    Concern for Worries
  • 4.4
  • 4.3
    Time with Patient

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments also are gathered from this Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy. The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and don’t necessarily reflect the views of Kaiser Permanente.

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  • 89 Ratings

*Doctor Bismar was thorough & very helpful by explaining the inner-workings of my worst & potential surgery. Thanks!

August 01, 2018

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*Dr. Bismar did a good job explaining three 3 different treatment options.

July 10, 2018

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*Dr. Bismar is always professional and courteous. He shows genuine care for his patients I always enjoy working with *Dr. Bismar.

June 19, 2018

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*Dr. Bismar o& his staff were great!

May 29, 2018

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Dr. Bismar came to his conclusion about my finger cyst & impending surgery rather quickly. There was no an opportunity to ask if there were other possible problems w/hand. I cannot recommend him until I see how the surgery goes.

May 29, 2018

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I met with the doctor for max 5 min. He seemed rushed the entire time. I do understand if he wasn't comfortable with the previous diagnosis to not treat for that, however he literally shrugged his shoulders and said "probably tendonitis, who knows". I have been living with pain (chronic) for months and this was extremely frustrating.

November 08, 2017

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Very excellent doctor who explained all my options extremely well.

August 10, 2017

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Wonderful and competent dr.

August 09, 2017

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*Dr. Bismar is one of the kindest, genuine, compassionate, men & physician in the Kaiser system. Not to mention an EXCELLENT hand surgeon.

July 07, 2017

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I have already recommended the care provider to at least two others.

February 09, 2017

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I love Dr. Hisham Bismar. He was kind, and understood my questions.

January 18, 2017

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Great top to bottom!

August 30, 2016

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Dr was great.

August 30, 2016

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Very good experience. Doctor was very clear in prescribing the condition and options - everyone was very helpful.

June 23, 2016

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*Dr. Bismar is a terrific doctor. He immediately made me feel at ease.

May 17, 2016

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The doc, who was very busy, just didn't have much time for me.

January 11, 2016

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I grew up in Damascus, Syria but have spent most of my life in the Midwest. After earning degrees at University of Dayton and Wright State University, I began work as a biomedical engineer at the Detroit Medical Center. Although the work was fascinating, I missed the direct interaction with people that I had enjoyed as a volunteer at the hospital, and decided to pursue my lifelong dream of become a surgeon. I was drawn to hand surgery because it of its variety and complexity.

About my practice

My practice is focused on care of the hand and elbow. I prefer a patient-centered approach, where I assist my patients in making the best decision considering their condition, lifestyle, and expectations. I listen carefully to my patients and address concerns and questions.

How I thrive

Working at Kaiser Permanente helps me thrive by allowing me to practice my vocation without having to worry about meeting quotas and instead being able to focus on providing the best patient care. I also thrive by spending time with my family, enjoying the natural beauty of the Northwest, and working in my garden.

Medical School ?

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing

Medical Training ?

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland OH

Hand Surgery
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo NY

Orthopaedic Surgery
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
Pontiac MI

Board Certification ?

Orthopedic Surgery
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery