Meet the Doctor

Portland plastic surgeonDr. Bartholomew is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with the Plastic Surgery Division of the Oregon Clinic in Portland, Oregon. He specializes in plastic surgery of the face, breast, body, and hand.

Dr. Bartholomew was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Washington, Virginia, and Wyoming.

He graduated from the University of San Diego with an English degree and continued to live and work in San Diego prior to attending the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) School of Medicine. At UCSF, Dr. Bartholomew was awarded a research grant to study molecular biology at the world-renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.

Upon graduating, Dr. Bartholomew moved to Oregon to be closer to his family and completed an internship and residency in surgery at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). He also spent a year as a research associate with the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at OHSU. Dr. Bartholomew was awarded a research grant from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for gene therapy in adult stem cells derived from fat for use in tissue engineering. He also served as chief resident at the conclusion of his residency.

Dr. Bartholomew went on to complete advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. While at UC Davis,Dr. Bartholomew served as chief resident and received training in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery including breast reconstruction, aesthetic surgery and hand surgery.

Dr. Bartholomew returned to Oregon to practice plastic surgery and is a proud member of the Plastic Surgery Division of the Oregon Clinic. The practice serves patients from the Portland, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Hillsborough, Tualatin, Salem, Roseburg and Bend areas. The practice is open to both adult and pediatric patients.

Dr. Bartholomew performs a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures which include aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and body and hands. In 2012, 2016, 2017, and 2018 , Dr. Bartholomew was honored as a "Top Doctor" by Portland Monthly Magazine. He was one of 312 physicians selected from over 6,300 in the Portland metro area.

He is double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Oregon Medical Association, the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, the Catholic Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Bartholomew is committed to achieving the finest aesthetic results and best functional outcomes for all his patients. He personalizes a plan of care for each patient that fits their goals, anatomy, and medical conditions.

Outside the hospital Dr. Bartholomew enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include cycling, fishing, and scuba diving.


Honors and Awards

Portland Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors Award", 2019

Portland Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors Award", 2018

Portland Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors Award", 2017

Portland Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors Award', 2016

Portland Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors Award", 2012

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors

Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2017 -

Compassionate Physician Recognition, 2009-2017 -

On-Time Physician Award, 2010-2012 -

Primary Investigator, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF) Grant, 2004

French Foundation for Medical Research and Education Research Grant, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France 1997


American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery Fellow, American College of Surgeons Patients' Choice Portland Monthly Magazine - Top Doctors Oregon Medical Association Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland