Curtis Bergquist

Curtis Bergquist, MD

House Officer 6 (Chief Resident), Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

Biography

Curtis Bergquist was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied music. After college he worked as an anesthesia technician and ski instructor. He then received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He plans to focus on valvular heart disease and his research interests include medical device development and surgical education.

Mentorship

Mentoring has helped me throughout residency. My mentors have helped me develop and execute research plans during my clinical years. I have also competed the SIDAC and Coulter programs which have focused on medical device development.

Education:

  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University

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Meet Dr. Curtis Bergquist, Resident Liaison

Why Michigan Surgery

"I came to Ann Arbor for training because our cardiac and thoracic programs operate on a wide variety of diseases at a high volume. The surgeons are national leaders who help develop new therapies and guidelines."

Life in Ann Arbor

"Ann Arbor is very easy to live in, with a large number of parks I can walk to with my child while also being able to ride my bike to work."

Hobbies

"My hobbies include mountain biking and camping."

Questions?

If you are considering becoming a surgical resident at Michigan Medicine, contact Curtis Bergquist at cbergqui@med.umich.edu with any questions about the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency program.