Knute Buehler
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Knute Buehler

Republican

American politician

Bend, Oregon
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Knute Buehler

American politician
Summary
Experience
56
Years of Age
5
Years of Experience
ORResidence (state)

Knute Carl Buehler (born August 1, 1964) is an American physician and politician who served as the Oregon State Representative for the 54th district from 2015 until January 2019. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Oregon in the 2018 election, losing to incumbent Democrat Kate Brown. In 2021, he left the Republican Party, citing the state party's response to the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol as his primary motivation.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
Attended Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery
1996 - 1997
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
MD
1986 - 1991
Oxford University
Masters Politics/Economics
1988 - 1990
Oregon State University
Bachelors Microbiology
1982 - 1986

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
Representative
Oregon State House of Representatives
2014 - 2019
Managing Partner
The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care
1997 - Current
Former Adjunct Professor
Oregon State University School of Public Health
Former Medical Device Consultant
Various Companies
Resident
Oregon Health and Science University

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 17)  
Member
Oregon State University Foundation
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Ford Family Foundation
2011 - 2017
Member
Board of Directors, Saint Charles Medical Center
2007 - 2017
Former Board Member
High Desert Museum Board of Directors
Former Board Member
Oregon State University, Cascades Campus
Former Committee Member
Saint Charles Health System Foundation
Former Member
Bend-La Pine School District Budget Committee
Former Member
Central Oregon Medical Society
Former Member
Oregon Orthopedic Association
President
Buehler Research & Design
2000 - Current
Former Member
Tax Reform Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Tax Credits Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Revenue Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Human Services Subcommittee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Care Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Human Services and Housing Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Consumer Protection and Government Effectiveness Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives