Faculty & Staff bios

Derrick Sorweide, D.O.

Assistant Professor

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

E-Mail: dsorweide@westernu.edu

Phone: 541-259-0225

Join year: 2012


1990, Bachelors in General Studies, Northern Arizona University

1996, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1997-1999, Family Practice Residency, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center and Dallas Southwest Medical Center

Professional Experience

1999-Present - Opened Sorweide Family Medicine in Grants Pass, Oregon

1999-President - General Medical Staff, Three Rivers Community Hospital, Grants Pass, Oregon

1999, Founding Partner, Grants Pass Medical Center

2000, Founding Partner, Grants Pass Medical Imaging

2000-Present, Owner, Chief Hired Hand for Vinecrest Haflinger Farm, Grants Pass, Oregon

2000-2005, Josephine County Board of Health

2001-Present, Pharmacy Board, Mid Rogue IPA


Teaching Experience

2009-Present, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences


Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon
2005-Present, Board Member
2007 President Elect
2010-2011 Vice President
2011-2013 President Elect

Osteopathic Political Action Committee
2009-Present, Member