Dr. Amos David Sahu
Dr. Amos David Sahu comes from a humble background in a town called Dehradun, India. Born to Christian evangelist parents, he was instilled with compassion for the underserved and grew up aspiring to be a Medical Doctor. After graduating high school life took him to Russia to pursue Medical School. Throughout medical school, Dr. Sahu was able to experience life and overcome many barriers like culture and language.
After graduating, he returned to India to work as a doctor. He had the opportunity to manage his father’s church & non-profit organization.
In 2018, he moved to the United States to pursue a medical residency.
He founded and is President of BIRDS (Blessing for Integrated Rural Development Society) in Portland, Oregon. His focus since his early days in medical school has been to serve the urban poor, people who are caught up in life and struggle to find time or resources to take care of themselves.
He aspired to bring meaningful change in educational access and meeting grassroots medical needs among local communities of color and immigrants through his profession as a doctor and the scope of work of BIRDS.
From the years of traveling and being an immigrant, while living in diverse communities all over the world, Dr.Sahu learned that communication, optimism, and pragmatism is the most effective form of care.
He speaks Russian, Ukrainian, Hindi, Marathi apart from English fluently and is actively learning Spanish.
His father, his role model, instilled a passion to look out for the ones who were in most need due to their situations in life and bring positive change to achieve holistic outcomes for society.
When not studying or taking care of patients, he loves to cook, read & research, volunteer, and play soccer.