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Dr. Denise G Waugh, MD

Emergency Doctor - Hospice & Palliative Medicine


  • Board Certified
  • Has Online Scheduling


I have been an emergency physician since 1982 and spent over 20 years in a level II trauma center in Oregon. I enjoy helping others and the team approach to medicine that exists in a good emergency department. I don't enjoy overcrowding and pressure to see patients faster than I can possibly do a great job.

I left emergency medicine to pursue advanced training in Palliative Care in 2008. I w… Read more ›

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Office Hours

  • Sun:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Mon:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Tue:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Wed:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Thu:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Fri:12:00am - 11:59pm
  • Sat:12:00am - 11:59pm

Provider Training

U of Tx at AustinBachelors DegreeBA- Psychology1976
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At HoustonDoctorateMD1981

Residency - Scott & White Mem Hospital, Obstetrics And Gynecology; Scott & White Mem Hospital, Internal MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology1983
Fellowship - San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative MedicineHospice and Palliative Medicine2009
Internship - Scott and White HospitalInternal Medicine1982

CertificationCert. BodyYear
Emergency Medicine
Sub-Specialty: Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Emergency Medicine1992

Experience & Accolades

Inaugural Director of Palliative Care ServicesScott and White Memorial Hospital
I saw patients/families with a social worker, chaplain and nurse practitioner. All members participated in planning, educating and research
2010 - 2013
Staff Physician and partnerCascade Medical Associates
Cascade Medical is a group of emergency practitioners that staff McKenzie Willamette Hospital and also run urgent cares and a large injured worker's program
1988 - 2008

FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
participate in educational programs
1983 - Present
FellowAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
participate in multiple committees and educational programs
2006 - Present

Leadership in Palliative MedicineLane County Medical Society2007-08
Vi McKinney FellowSan Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine2008-09

Practice & Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Denise G Waugh, MD has not yet indicated the hospitals that she is affiliated with.


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Medical Specialties
  • Emergency Doctor - Sub-Specialty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Emergency Medicine - Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians; fellowship trained and Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Years In Practice: 39 (started in 1982)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

Dr. Waugh specializes in treating the following types of patients:

  • Adults
  • Elderly and Geriatric Patients
  • Patients who require on-demand/off-hours access to

Medical Philosophy: Traditional Medicine

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