Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is pleased to welcome Thomas Peckenham-Hernandez, PA-C, physician assistant, to the CMH-OHSU Health Cardiology Clinic, where he began working this week.
“I’m excited to start a new adventure in a familiar town with my partner and our dog on the coast,” Peckenham-Hernandez said.
Peckenham-Hernandez earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. He was a surgical assistant at the OHSU Veterans Affairs Medical Center prior to joining CMH.
Peckenham-Hernandez has been recognized for his work by OHSU, Salud America and the University of Oregon. His medical interests are cardiology and migrant farmworker health care access.
Peckenham-Hernandez is a member of the Oregon Society of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the American College of Cardiology.
When he isn’t working, Peckenham-Hernandez enjoys playing guitar, fishing, surfing, hiking and drawing. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.