Oregon Health & Science
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239; 503-494-8311
Oregon Health & Science University
(OHSU) is a national leader in terms of
personalized medicine, with a laser-like
focus on positive health outcomes and
preventive care above all else. This has
earned the healthcare institution national
recognition for the level of care it provides
to patients in the Portland area.
Among the specialties at OHSU include
pediatric care, based at the renowned Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The hospital
focuses on bone and joint care, cardiology,
cancer and blood diseases, surgery and
neurology—services that can be difficult
to find elsewhere when it comes to pediatrics. The hospital serves a large number of
low-income children and families in the
Pacific Northwest, often free of charge.
OHSU also offers a wide range of other
medical services, including cancer, cardiovascular and brain care. Additionally, it is a
widely respected research institution, with
the innovations developed at its southwest
Portland facility influencing healthcare practitioners across the globe.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
400 NE Mother Joseph Place
Vancouver, WA 98664
PeaceHealth is a faith-based nonprofit
healthcare organization that delivers
specialty care to more than a quarter-mil-lion patients each year at its location in
Vancouver. In fact, it’s one of the top
employers in southwest Washington, with
more than 3, 100 caregivers and 600 healthcare professionals on its team.
The medical center provides various services,
including heart and vascular care, outpatient
procedures, stroke care, robotic-assisted
surgeries and care for brain, spine and back
issues. It also has a modern birthing center
particularly aimed at high-risk pregnancies,
In all, PeaceHealth Southwest has 450 licensed
beds and serves more than 75,000 people each
year in its emergency department.
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
10150 SE 32nd Avenue
Milwaukie, OR 97222
This medical center, located just southeast
of Portland in the suburb of Milwaukie,
has a strong focus on preventive care and
addressing the “whole person” before he or
she suffers an illness or serious medical condition. The facility and its team of doctors,
nurses, staff members and community volunteers deliver both inpatient and outpatient
services that leverage cutting-edge technology
in a patient-centered environment.
Providence Milwaukie currently has a staff of
about 450, with 77 acute care beds. Among
its many services are ACL repair, arthros-copy, bone marrow biopsy, breast cancer
screening, chemotherapy, emergency care,
fracture repair, hernia surgery, hip replacement, hospice care, radiology and more.
In 2014, the hospital served more than
33,000 people through its emergency department and had various volunteers contribute
more than 9,620 hours to assist their fellow
community members in need.
Providence Newberg Medical Center
1001 Providence Drive, Newberg, OR 97132
Opened in 2006, this modern medical center
offers a wide range of services to individuals
and families in the Newberg area, a community about 20 miles southwest of Portland.
FINDING A DOCTOR
Moving to a new city is exciting, but it also requires finding the grocery
store you like, the schools your kids will attend — and the healthcare
practitioners that fit the needs of your family. Here are a few local and
national physician resources, where you can search for physicians by
location, specialty, and more.
American Medical Association Doctor Finder | www.ama-assn.org
Resources for general health information, as well as a search function for
local physician resources under the “Patients” tab of the site.
American Academy of Pediatrics | www.aap.org | www.healthychildren.org
National website for children’s health resources; separate “Parenting
Corner” website is a comprehensive site for health-related news, questions,
and other topics.
Healthgrades | www.healthgrades.com/find-a-doctor
Search for specialists in your area by condition, procedure, and doctors
who have experience in the specific care you need. The site matches you
with a doctor, where users can see reviews and ratings from other patients.
Oregon Medical Association Physician Finder | www.theoma.org/physicians
Find Oregon Medical Association member physicians based on location