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Chris Hyun: Listening leads to understanding

Open-ended questions spur real relationships

Lover of nature. Physician. Expert listener. Chris Hyun, MD, Gastroenterologist at The Portland Clinic, believes that the first step to building a relationship with his patients is to really listen. “I give them time to talk,” he says, which is the key to understanding their needs. “Patients will tell you what’s wrong, but you have to listen.”