Antwon Chavis, M.D. Title: Pediatrician Education: Iowa State University, Meharry Medical College, Oregon Health & Science University Location: Portland, Oregon Expertise: General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Neonatal Medicine Antwon Chavis, M.D., is the assistant professor of pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Experience Dr. Chavis has experience providing comprehensive and evidence-based medical services to children from birth through adolescence. He has a particular interest in African American and minority health, autism and other developmental conditions, LGBTQ health, and adoption/foster care. As an educator, he has been involved in medical education at all levels, from high school students to pre-clinical medical students to resident trainees. Education Dr. Chavis completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Iowa State University in 2008. He then obtained his Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College in 2013 and completed residency in pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University in 2016. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.