R. Scott Rushing, MD

Gynecologic Oncology/Surgery

Primary Location

Vancouver Cancer Center
210 SE 136th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684
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  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis, TN


Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO


Gynecologic Oncology, University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Board Certification

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Special Interests

  • Robotic surgery


  • Practice President, Compass Oncology
  • Robotics Chairman, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)


Dr. Rushing was named one of Portland's Top Medical Providers 2020 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Rushing was named one of Portland's Top Docs of 2018 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Rushing specializes in gynecologic oncology with advanced expertise in minimally invasive robotic surgery. He shares that expertise throughout the country as a proctor for various surgical training programs. For Dr. Rushing, being a gynecologic oncologist is as much a calling as it is a profession. Having lost his father to lymphoma, he has a deep understanding of the importance of listening to the needs of his patients and helping guide their treatment journeys with compassion and respect.

Service is an important part of Dr. Rushing’s life. He helped establish a cervical cancer screening and treatment center in Rwanda and has volunteered for similar projects in Peru and Vietnam. He is also very active in his church. Dr. Rushing and his wife are the proud parents of five children and two grandchildren.

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