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R. Scott Rushing, MD

Gynecologic Oncology/Surgery - R. Scott Rushing, MD

R. Scott Rushing, MD


Gynecologic Oncology/Surgery

Primary Location

Vancouver Cancer Center
210 SE 136th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98684
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Additional Languages

  • Spanish

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis, TN


Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO


Gynecologic Oncology, University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Board Certification

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology


  • Gynecologic cancers
  • Robotic surgery


  • Chief Medical Officer, Compass Oncology
  • Robotics Chairman, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)


Dr. Rushing was named one of Portland's Top Medical Providers 2020 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Rushing was named one of Portland's Top Docs of 2018 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Rushing specializes in gynecologic oncology with advanced expertise in minimally invasive robotic surgery. He shares that expertise throughout the country as a proctor for various surgical training programs. For Dr. Rushing, being a gynecologic oncologist is as much a calling as it is a profession. Having lost his father to lymphoma, he has a deep understanding of the importance of listening to the needs of his patients and helping guide their treatment journeys with compassion and respect.

Service is an important part of Dr. Rushing’s life. He helped establish a cervical cancer screening and treatment center in Rwanda and is volunteering for a similar project in Peru. He is also very active in his church. Dr. Rushing and his wife are the proud parents of five.

What Patients Say

"Dr. Rushing was professional, caring and giving the same care and respect to the patient as he would a dear and cherished family member. " ---Healthgrades

"Dr. Rushing has been caring for my wife for over 10 years for ovarian cancer. He is not only a fantastic doctor, he is the most caring, considerate and compassionate doctor we have encountered in our adult life. He always goes the extra mile and treats us as if we are his only patient. From what I hear, he treats all of his patients the same way. We feel lucky and blessed to have him as our doctor."  --- Healthgrades

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Dr. Rushing has been treating my mother for Ovarian cancer for many years. Although watching my mother deal with the cancer has been awful, Dr. Rushing and his team have always been a bright spot during this difficult time. He has been an amazing Doctor to her and caring human being." --- Healthgrades 

"I would just like to say that Dr Rushing saved the life of my best friend. Without her I would be lost. She has been cancer free for several years now." ---Google Reviews

"Dr Rushing saved my life. He has been the best at explaining all my options and providing me with the upmost amazing care. He always takes the time to hear all my needs and listens to me with passionate ears. His dedication to meeting the needs of not just me but all his patients is well above five stars more like the galaxy.Thank you all for ALL you have done. I have been in Remission for the last four years now and I owe it to the caring hands of Dr. Rushing and his amazing team." --- Google Reviews

"Dr Rushing saved my daughter's life four years ago. She's been cancer free ever since. He was always so good to her and always answered any question she had. I know she has the highest regard for him, therefore I do, too. May God bless this wonderful Doctor!" --- Healthgrades

"I give Dr. Rushing and nurse Stephanie 5 stars. They were so caring when we took our 93 year old mother in for an exam and were very careful as they explained her treatment plan. We would highly recommend them."
 --- Google Reviews

"I found Dr. Rushing to be highly educated, very articulate, extremely competent and I felt he listened to myconcerns and discussed and educated me. He is honest and kind. You will be grateful for choosing him to help make the tough choices on your horizon. I know I am." --- Google Reviews

"Dr. Rushing saved my life! I was diagnosed at the ER on the same day I met Dr. Rushing. He told me he was taking my large basketball sized ovarian tumor out that day....and he did. He is a kind man with great bedside manners. I feel like God directed every person who I came in contact with that day to lead me to Dr. Rushing! I HIGHLY recommend him!!!!!" --- Healthgrades

*The information included in this testimonial is based on one patient’s unique experience and is not intended to represent all patient outcomes or expectations.