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Thomas H. Bascom MD

Dr. Tom Bascom was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was raised in Eugene, Oregon, where he has practiced surgery since 1991. He completed his general surgery residency in Madison, Wisconsin, under Dr. Folkert Baelzer, and then trained in colon and rectal surgery under Mr. Hamish Thomson at the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Dr. Bascom is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the Northwest Colon & Rectal Society, the Oregon Medical Association and the Lane County Medical Society. He has a broad practice in general and vascular surgery with a special interest in Colon and Rectal Surgery. He and his father John Bascom, MD, PhD have been pioneers in pilonidal surgery techniques. Together, they have published articles and lectured on pilonidal surgery. They offer innovative solutions for failed or recurrent pilonidal problems.

Dr. Bascom and his wife have three children and in his spare time enjoys tending to his backyard chicken coop, backcountry skiing, bicycling, gardening with his wife Sarah, and parenting his three little rascals.

Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Medical School:

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

General Surgery Residency:

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Special Training:

Colon, Rectal and Vascular Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, England

Faculty Experience:

Clinical Instructor, Vascular Surgery, VA Hospital, Madison, WI

Insurance Accepted

  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • Regence - BC/BS
  • Regence - Medicare Advantage

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery


  • University of Washington
    Degree: MD
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
    Specialty: General Surgery


  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - University Dist

Find A Doctor

  • Northwest Surgical Specialists
    3355 RiverBend Drive
    Suite 300

    Springfield, OR 97477
    Fax: 541-868-9374