Travis Littman, MD, FACS

Dr. Littman was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has focused his practice on trauma, critical care and emergent general surgeries. His expertise includes a wide range of procedures, including spinal exposure surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia surgery.


He earned a Bachelor of Science in biology at Canadian University College, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, then attended medical school at Loma Linda University, School of Medicine in California. At Michigan State University in Lansing, he completed his residency in general surgery, followed by a fellowship in surgical critical care in Grand Rapids.

Certifications & Professional Interests

Dr. Littman is double board-certified with national certifications in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is actively involved in our region as the medical director for trauma at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. He also chairs the Trauma Advisory Board for Lane, Coos and Curry counties and is a member of the State Trauma Advisory Board, as well as the Oregon ACS Council. He has been active in teaching Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS), Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) and Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP). He is also a volunteer faculty member with OHSU, teaching medical students.

Clinical Interests

Abdominal wall reconstructions
Colon Surgery
Hernia Repairs
Hiatal Hernia
Nissen Fundoplication
Trauma and acute care surgery


A recipient of The Register-Guard’s 20 Under 40 Award for 2016, Dr. Littman was praised for his proven success in his field and contributions made to Northwest Surgical Specialists, as well as his commitment to innovation and involvement in the community. Read more.

Personal Interests

Dr. Littman and his wife, along with their children, enjoy exploring Oregon and spending time together in the mountains. He has a variety of hobbies, including racquetball, running and snow skiing.