Dr. Liya Milgram is an osteopathic family physician who provides collaborative care to patients of all ages, with a focus on preventative medicine, adolescent medicine, as well as Integrative and Functional Medicine for women’s health.
She was born in Moscow, Russia and moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was three years old. She attended medical school at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she completed a pre-doctoral fellowship in Osteopathic Manual Medicine, a hands-on approach to treat physical manifestations of disease. She stayed in Chicago to complete her Family Medicine Residency, where she received additional training in adolescent medicine and women’s health.
After completing residency, Dr. Milgram worked as a locum tenens physician, a traveling physician who provides coverage for clinics that are under-staffed. Her most recent contract brought her to Springfield, Oregon where she worked for Lane County Community Health Centers. She and her husband fell in love with Oregon and decided to call it home.
Trained as an Osteopathic physician, Dr. Milgram strongly believes in the tenets of osteopathic medicine, which state that a person’s health is connected to the health of the body, mind, and spirit, the body is capable of self-healing, and the structure of the body can affect its function.
In 2021, Dr. Milgram completed a certification in Integrative and Functional medicine for women’s health in order to help guide her patients to address and reverse the underlying cause of chronic health conditions including but not limited to diabetes, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal concerns and menstrual health. Her practice focuses on incorporating lifestyle changes to improve health and prevent disease, including discussion of food intake, sleep, activity, and stress management.
Dr. Milgram speaks conversational Russian and is fluent in medical Spanish.
She spends as much time as she can outdoors, where she enjoys gardening, hiking, camping, cooking, and appreciating the beauty in this world.