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Dr. Furukawa was born in Missoula, Montana, and grew up in Spokane, Washington. She attended Loyola University Chicago, and graduated with honors in Biology. After a year as a volunteer clinic coordinator and case manager at a homeless shelter for families in Denver, Colorado, she returned to the Northwest for medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
Dr. Furukawa feels greatly privileged to provide general obstetrics and gynecology care to women of all walks of life. She has special interests in high-risk pregnancy, infertility, female sexuality, contraception, obesity, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Furukawa loves having the opportunity to teach her patients about their health; after all, in its Latin roots, "doctor" means "to teach."
Dr. Furukawa is happily married and enjoys reading, gardening, hiking, dancing, and running. She loves to travel, and has collaborated on women's health projects in both Guatemala and Ethiopia. She speaks intermediate Spanish and enjoys a diverse patient population.
Dr. Moore came to the mainland U.S. from Honolulu, Hawaii after graduating from high school. She received her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, graduating with honors in human biology. She then attended the University of California, San Diego where she received her MD. After graduating from medical school she made Portland, Oregon her new home. She completed her Internship and Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1991 and became board certified in this specialty shortly thereafter.
Dr. Moore takes pride in providing comprehensive care in obstetrics, gynecology and gynecologic surgery. Special interests include Adolescent Gynecology and the Endocrinology, Physiology and Psychosocial Impact of the Menopausal Years. She is dedicated to participating in clinical investigations of women in various phases of menopause. She is a Principle Investigator for Covance Research, Inc. where she researches various menopausal treatments for women, which facilitate a smooth transition from the reproductive years into the menopausal years while maximizing physical health and a feeling of well being. Dr. Moore is bilingual and is pleased to provide care for Spanish-speaking patients.
When not in the office, Dr. Moore enjoys having fun with her daughter. She volunteers in the Portland Public School System, engages with the community through public speaking, has a passion for "voluntourism," both domestic and international, and finds relaxation in sewing, cooking, biking and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Ogryzlo grew up in the Dominican Republic, California and Toronto, Canada. She completed her medical training in Canada: medical school at Queen's University near Toronto followed by a rotating internship at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and then her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1998. After practicing for seven years in Longview, Washington Dr. Ogryzlo relocated to Portland to be with her husband and joined Portland Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates in 2005.
Dr. Ogryzlo is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and enjoys providing a full range of obstetric and gynecologic services. Her special interests include high risk and normal obstetrics, menopause, urinary incontinence, contraception, adolescent gynecology, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. In her clinical practice Dr. Ogryzlo emphasizes patient education and encourages her patients to take an active role in their own health.
Dr. Ogryzlo is married and has one son. When not working, she and her husband enjoy active outdoor sports - running, hiking, kayaking and skiing. They also enjoy foreign travel and culture.
Dr. Sang is a first generation Canadian born American but has lived in the Portland area since 1970. She received her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, graduating with honors in biology. Dr. Sang returned home to attend medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University, graduating in 1994. She remained there to complete residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, finishing in 1998. She is Board Certified in the specialty.
Her commitment to women's health care covers the spectrum of obstetrics and gynecology with particular interests in high risk obstetrics, infertility, adolescent gynecology, menopause, incontinence, advanced laparoscopic surgery and the latest techniques in pelvic reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Sang truly enjoys getting to know each and every one of her patients on a personal level, taking a sincere interest in their individual health care needs. She is a firm believer in modern medicine but is open minded about alternative treatments and using a holistic approach.
When not in the office, Dr. Sang focuses her energy on her two sons and husband, jazz guitarist, Dan Balmer. She enjoys almost any outdoor activity, as well as yoga, cooking, international travel and attending Dan's gigs.
Dr. Van Houten was born and raised in Portland. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, graduating with honors in Bio-Medical Ethics. Following college she lived in Boston, working in research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and completing the Health Careers Program at Harvard University. She returned to Portland to attend medical school at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) where she also earned a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She remained at OHSU to complete her internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Long dedicated to the health and care of women, Dr. Van Houten enjoys the breadth of practice encompassing both obstetrics and gynecology. Her areas of specific interest include high risk and normal obstetrics, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, urinary incontinence, vulvar health, adolescent health, and contraceptive management. She seeks to provide women with the knowledge to make informed decisions to facilitate their personal health and well-being.
Dr. Van Houten describes herself as an avid reader, crossword puzzle addict, NPR groupie, and one-time marathon runner foolishly contemplating a second. She and her husband are active supporters of the arts and enjoy hiking, camping, and kayaking in the Pacific Northwest with their Jack Russell Terrier, Evie Knievel.