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-in-come 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,
along with serving as one of just three trauma
centers in the Portland metro area.
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
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,
In 2014, the hospital served more than
33,000 people through its emergency depart-
ment 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.
The 56-acre medical center campus offers
many different services for patients, including
adolescent sleep studies, allergen immunization, breast ultrasounds, colonoscopies,
diabetes education and treatment, hernia
surgeries, image-guided biopsies and nuclear
medicine, along with grief counseling and
other non-medical services.
Providence Newberg also stands out as the
first U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) Gold certified hospital in the
nation, as the facility makes optimal use of
daylight and has a comprehensive building
envelope to maximize energy efficiency
and reduce its impact on the environment.
It also has 40 licensed beds and staffs more
than 540 employees, including primary
care physicians, specialists, nurses and
other medical professionals.
Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97213
Providence Portland Medical Center,
located in the North Tabor neighborhood of
northeast Portland, provides a wide range of
specialty services, in addition to primary care.
Some of its services include anti-reflux procedures, abdominal perineal reaction surgery,
appendectomies, breast cancer screening,
bronchoscopies, cancer treatment, colon
surgery, cortical mapping, endoscopic
neurosurgery, epidermal biopsy diagnosis,
immunotherapy, family birthing, radiology
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