Dr. Irish, Dr. Hardin, Dr. Khaki

Our surgeons share coverage with each other on an alternating basis during the week and weekends. This assures you that one of us will always have access to your medical information and be available to answer your questions and provide you care.

Surgical Associates St. Vincent's Location

Our doctors serve patients at several locations across the Portland Metro area to meet your needs. View the Locations pages via the navigation menu or the "Locations" box for location photos, maps, and other details.

Surgical Associates St. Vincent's Waiting Patient Area

If you have a medical question or concern, please feel free to call us at 503-292-1103. Our staff will consult with your doctor and either your doctor or one of our staff will contact you with an answer as soon as possible.

News & Announcements


Dr. Chelsea Hardin joins Surgical Associates!

Beginning in August 2014, Dr. Chelsea Hardin will be joining the Surgical Associates team. She will be seeing patients at the Providence St. Vincent's location from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on Tuesday afternoons. Dr. Hardin is a broadly-trained general surgeon who has a particular interest in the treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous diseases of the breast. She is board certified in general surgery and is also trained in robotic-assisted surgery as well..

Surgical Specialties


General Surgery

The field of general surgery encompasses many aspects of surgical needs from benign to malignant diseases and extends from head to toe. Our surgeons have decades of experience and tens of thousands of procedures completed with excellent outcomes to draw upon for the treatment of our patients. Some examples of the more common procedures are listed below. If one of the procedures that you may need is not listed, please contact us for consultation.

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Advanced laparoscopic options for surgical procedures include most upper gastrointestinal cases, reflux/heartburn, esophageal surgery, pancreatic surgery, and hernias. Removal of the spleen, kidney, adrenal or appendix in most cases may also be done laparoscopically.

Endocrine Surgery

Endocrine surgery can be performed on the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pituitary, and pancreatic neuroendocrine glands.

Thoracic Surgery

Our general thoracic surgeons can treat lung cancer, severe emphysema, cancer of the esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, and swallowing disorders such as achalasia.


Dr. Edwin Irish

C. Edwin Irish, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Irish has been practicing locally for the past 30 years and is on staff at St. Vincent Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, and the Providence Tanasbourne Surgi-Center.

Dr. Irish is the senior partner and President of Surgical Associates and a member of the American College of Physicians Executives (ACPE).

Dr. Ali Khaki

Ali A. Khaki, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Khaki is a general surgeon who has over 20 years experience in surgery with expertise in complex abdominal and oncologic surgery.

Dr. Khaki is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health and Sciences University and is President elect of Portland Surgical Society.

Dr. Chelsea Hardin

Chelsea Hardin, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Hardin completed her surgical residency at Oregon Health & Sciences University in 2006.

Dr. Hardin practiced for 8 years in San Diego, California, where she co-chaired the Breast Cancer Leadership Team.

Dr. Hardin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the San Diego Medical Society and Oregon Medical Association.


Click Surgical Associates location for details and driving directions.

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Providence St. Vincent

9155 SW Barnes Rd, Ste 830

Portland, OR 97225


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Providence Tanasbourne

18650 NW Cornell Road

Hillsboro, OR 97124