Rob Richardson, DO is a native Oregonian has worked in healthcare since 1973. He received his Physician Assistant certification from Stephens College, and later a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine degree from Western University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He completed postgraduate training at Eastmoreland Hospital, and has spent the past 25+ years practicing Family Medicine in the Portland area. He spent 5 years as Medical Director for FamilyCare, and for the past 6 years he has directed a teaching clinic in Lebanon for Samaritan Medical Group and COMP NW. He cared for Veterans at the Oregon Veterans Home in Lebanon including leading the charge against the first major Covid-19 institutional outbreak in March 2020.
His leadership positions have included Chief of Staff of Eastmoreland Hospital, President of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon, President of the NW Osteopathic Medical Foundation, and Board Chairman of FamilyCare. His efforts in sharing with the next generation of osteopathic physicians included being named a Master Preceptor by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians in 2017. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family in the Pacific NW outdoors.

Dr. Melanie Smythe received her undergraduate degree at UCLA and attended medical school at WesternU in Pomona, CA. Her post-graduate training was completed locally at Eastmoreland Hospital. While starting her family she worked for two years in Urgent Care and as a locum tenens in Seattle. She returned to Portland and was in private practice from 1996 to 2019 when she joined us at WesternU. She enjoys the broad spectrum of family practice with an emphasis on adult medicine, women’s health and prevention and education. As a D.O. her focus is on treatment of the whole person. Outside of the office Dr. Smythe enjoys travel and photography as well as most outdoor activities. Family activities keep her busy with an emphasis on sports and music.

Tiffany Choi is a board certified Physician Assistant. She immigrated from Hong Kong to the US at the age of 12 and completed her undergraduate degree at Portland State University where she studied General Science and Chemistry.  She then obtained her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences in California. Tiffany strives to utilize evidence-based medicine and multidisciplinary approach to provide holistic care for her patients. She is committed to creating a trusting patient-provider relationship .  Outside of medicine, Tiffany enjoys traveling, snowboarding, trying out new dessert places, and watching Formula One races.