John Topping, MD

dr-toppingDr. Topping grew up in the Seattle area and attended undergraduate and medical school training there before performing his specialty training in Chicago. He has lived in Oregon since finishing his residency and loves the opportunity to combine his professional life with his recreational activities. “One of the things I love about my specialty is being able to treat all age groups and to really listen to their needs so I can individualize their care.”

He is married and has two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, snow skiing, soccer, fly fishing and playing jazz guitar.

Dr. Topping practices the full spectrum of Ear, Nose & Throat medicine and surgery as well as Facial Plastic Surgery.


Undergraduate (1986), B.S.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Medical School (1990), M.D.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

General Surgical Internship (1990-1991)

University of Washington Department of Surgery, Seattle, WA

Residency (1991-1995)

University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology, 1996

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery

Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1989

Merck Manual Medical School Graduate Honors Award, 1990

American Academy of Otolaryngology Humanitarian Service Award, 1995

Chief of Staff, Willamette Valley Medical Center, 2005-2007