Fall 2018


mixed-media scultpure
Stephen Bachhuber, MD

This sculpture is composed of welded scrap steel and a high-intensity light mounted on a wooden base. The artist states, “It represents the radiation therapy I received for cancer treatment in the late 1980s, and the subsequent painful deterioration of my spine.”

Dr Bachhuber is a retired Anesthesiologist from the Sunnyside Medical Center in Clackamas, OR. More of his work can be seen in other issues of The Permanente Journal.

This photograph of Dr Bachhuber’s sculpture was taken by Paul Cunningham, of Paul Cunningham Photography in West Linn, OR.


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