Hugh Gapay, PA-C

Physician Assistant located in Tigard, OR

About Hugh Gapay, PA-C

Among preventive care, injury management, and chronic disease treatment, Hugh Gapay, PA-C, can help patients achieve their optimal wellbeing. Hugh welcomes new and existing patients to Southwest Family Physicians in Tigard, Oregon.

A native of Montana, Hugh earned his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Montana. He then ventured to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and worked on a Bering Sea crab boat for over a decade. After suffering from a career-ending injury, Hugh returned to his home state of Montana and endured a year of rehabilitation.

Hugh’s personal experience gave him a desire to pursue a career in medicine. He began training as a physician assistant and earned his Master of Science from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, graduating with honors. Hugh is currently board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

After spending some time working as a physician assistant at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Hugh developed a passion for family medicine. He went on to work with an orthopedic surgeon and focused on musculoskeletal conditions, before transitioning full-time into family practice. Hugh enjoys meeting patients and helping them get to the root of their health issues.

Outside of the clinic, Hugh enjoys training and racing bikes competitively with his wife, who’s a fitness instructor and personal trainer. Hugh and his wife and children like to stay active outdoors as much as possible. 

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Among preventive care, injury management, and chronic disease treatment, Hugh Gapay, PA-C, can help patients achieve their optimal wellbeing. Hugh welcomes new and existing patients to Southwest Family Physicians in Tigard, Oregon.

A native of Montana, Hugh earned his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Montana. He then ventured to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and worked on a Bering Sea crab boat for over a decade. After suffering from a career-ending injury, Hugh returned to his home state of Montana and endured a year of rehabilitation.

Hugh’s personal experience gave him a desire to pursue a career in medicine. He began training as a physician assistant and earned his Master of Science from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, graduating with honors. Hugh is currently board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

After spending some time working as a physician assistant at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Hugh developed a passion for family medicine. He went on to work with an orthopedic surgeon and focused on musculoskeletal conditions, before transitioning full-time into family practice. Hugh enjoys meeting patients and helping them get to the root of their health issues.

Outside of the clinic, Hugh enjoys training and racing bikes competitively with his wife, who’s a fitness instructor and personal trainer. Hugh and his wife and children like to stay active outdoors as much as possible. 


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Accepted Insurance

We accept the following insurances. For any questions, please call our office.

Aetna
Cigna
First Choice Health
HealthNet
Medicare
Moda Health
Providence Health Plans
Regence BCBS
United Healthcare