Our Services

ACL repair

Surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries involves reconstructing or repairing the ACL. ACL reconstruction surgery uses a graft to...

Anesthesia

Anesthesia is a way to control pain during a surgery or procedure by using medicine called anesthetics. It can help control your breathing, blood pressure, blood flow, and heart rate and rhythm.

Ankle replacement

The ankle is a weight-bearing joint that absorbs the body's full impact. An injured or diseased ankle can be especially painful. Ankle replacement...

Anticoagulation management services

Getting blood levels of the medications accurately is challenging because a variety of factors impacts those levels such as eating certain foods,...

Anti-reflux surgery

Surgery Overview Fundoplication surgery is the most common surgery used to treat GERD and is usually performed by a general surgeon. This surgery...

Appendectomy

Surgery overview An appendectomy, the surgical removal of the appendix, is standard procedure to treat a swollen and inflamed appendix...

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows your doctor to look at the inside of a joint in your body through a thin viewing instrument called...

Audiology

Millions of men, women and children experience hearing problems. These problems can seriously interfere with daily communication and cause...

Bone biopsy

A bone biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of bone is taken from the body and looked at under a microscope for cancer, infection or other...

Bone densitometry

Bone densitometry uses special X-ray equipment to quickly and accurately measure the density of bones. This measurement helps doctors identify...

Bone grafting

Grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone with an artificial, synthetic or natural material from the patient's own body.

Braces

Braces, casts and splints are orthopedic devices used to immobilize or restrict movement of a body part in order to heal an injury or correct a...

Breast Conserving Surgery

Surgery overview Breast-conserving surgery removes the cancer or abnormal tissue, but leaves the rest of the breast intact. The goal is to take...

Breast MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio waves to make pictures of the breast. MRI may show problems in the...

Breast surgery

Surgery on the breast may be done for a number of reasons including: As local treatment for breast cancer: Breast surgery is considered the...

Breast ultrasound

A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to make a picture of the tissues inside the breast. A breast ultrasound can show all areas of the breast,...

Breastfeeding consultations

Consultations are private and last from 30 to 90 minutes and are covered by most insurance plans.

Bunionectomy

Bunion surgery generally involves an incision in the top or side of the big toe joint and the removal or realignment of soft tissue and bone to...

Cardiac device follow-up and monitoring

Doctors check, or monitor, cardiac devices on a regular basis to make sure that they are working right and aren't causing any problems. Doctors...

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) teaches you how to be more active and make lifestyle changes that can lead to a stronger heart and better health....

Cardiac stress testing

An exercise electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for changes in your heart while you exercise. Sometimes EKG abnormalities can be...

Cardiology

Cardiologists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels, such as...

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a non-invasive and objective method to evaluate heart and lung function. Heart and lung capacity and function...

Carotid artery ultrasound

This test uses ultrasound to evaluate the arteries on each side of your neck that lead to your head. During this test you will lie flat on your...

Cataract surgery

A cataract is a painless, cloudy area in the lens of the eye. The lens is enclosed in a lining called the lens capsule. Aging and exposure to...

Cesarean section

A cesarean section is the delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) in the mother’s belly and uterus. It is often called a C-section. In most...

Circumcision

Male circumcision is a surgery to remove the foreskin, a fold of skin that covers and protects the rounded tip of the penis. The foreskin provides...

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy enables your doctor to examine the lining of your colon (large intestine) for abnormalities by inserting a flexible tube as thick as your finger into your anus and slowly advancing it into the rectum and colon.

Computed tomography (CT) scan

CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an...

Diabetes education group classes

Group classes are available in the mornings, afternoons and evenings to fit your schedule. Topics covered include the basics of diabetes, meal...

Diabetes education individual appointments

In a one-on-one setting, we offer personalized meal plans, blood sugar monitoring and insulin training. We also offer diabetes education for...

Driver diversion/DUII

Driver diversion/DUII and DWI/deferred prosecution programs help patients in Oregon and Washington meet legal requirements for treatment when...

Ear foreign body removal

Objects (foreign bodies) inserted into the ear usually do not cause significant damage. But objects that are inserted forcefully can damage the ear...

Electroencephalograms (EEG)-adult

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures and records the electrical activity of your brain. Special sensors (electrodes) are attached...

Emergency services

If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1. Hospital emergency rooms (ERs) are set up to focus on medical emergencies. They are not set up to focus on...

Extended EEG monitoring

A diagnostic test called an electroencephalogram, or EEG, can help determine if a patient is having seizures. An EEG is a test that records...

Eyes, ears, nose and throat exam

You may be asked to have a physical exam by a neuro-opthamologist or a neurotologist if your doctor needs help in diagnosing your condition related...

Faith in Action

Faith in Action Providence Community Caregivers assists community members who wish to remain independent in their homes but need assistance with...

Family therapy

Family therapy is a type of counseling involving the entire family. It can help maintain positive relationships within a family dealing with a...

Fracture repair

Fracture repair is surgery to fix a broken bone using plates, nails, screws or pins.

Gift shop

Our gift shops welcome guests in the lobby of many of our hospitals. Our teams of volunteers and staff are ready to assist you with a wide range of...

Group therapy

Health problems, such as cancer or heart disease, and mental health problems, such as substance abuse or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),...

Healthy Heart and Vascular Lectures

Join us as our physician experts explore a range of topics that will help you learn the facts about preventing, detecting and effectively treating many cardiac and vascular diseases. Our free community forums are held conveniently at several Providence medical centers and hospitals in Oregon.

Hernia surgery

Surgery overview A hernia is a bulge of intestine, another organ, or fat through the muscles of the belly. A hernia can occur when there is...

Hip replacement surgery

Total joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of both bones in a damaged joint to create new joint surfaces. Total hip replacement...

Hip revision

Hip revision surgery, which is also known as revision total hip arthroplasty, is a procedure in which a surgeon removes a previously implanted...

Holter monitor testing

An ambulatory electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) records the electrical activity of your heart while you do your usual activities. Ambulatory monitors...

Hospital care

If you need inpatient care, get in and out of the hospital as quickly as possible. This will reduce costs and your risk of hospital-acquired...

Image-guided biopsy

Ultrasound uses reflected sound waves to produce an image of organs and other structures in the body. This technology can be useful in helping...

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), also known as an automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD), is a small device that...

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator/pacemaker clinics

Services include educating patients about the specifics of living with implanted devices along with regular device system monitoring and...

Individual therapy

Counseling is professional guidance to help a person, family or group of individuals recognize and deal with issues that are interfering with their...

Inguinal hernia repair

Surgery is the only treatment and cure for inguinal hernia. Hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries done in the United States. About...

In-patient sleep testing

Sleep studies are usually done by a trained sleep lab technician. The studies are usually scheduled for evening and night hours (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.)...

Joint aspiration

A sample of joint fluid can be taken from any joint in your body. The joint fluid is then analyzed in a lab to look for inflammation, infection,...

Joint fusion

Joint fusion permanently fixes a joint in one position.

Knee replacement surgery

Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. This surgery creates new joint surfaces. In knee replacement...

Labor, delivery and recovery

During your prenatal visits, you may have developed a birthing plan with your care provider. If an emergency or an urgent situation arises, your...

Ligament and tendon repair

Ligament and tendon repair is surgery to repair a damaged or torn tendon or ligament.

Lithotripsy

Kidney stones are a painful medical problem that affects more than 400,000 Americans every year. The stones are formed from hardened mineral...

Lumpectomy

Surgery overview Breast-conserving surgery removes the cancer or abnormal tissue, but leaves the rest of the breast intact. The goal is to take...

Mammography

A mammogram is an X-ray test of the breasts (mammary glands) used to screen for breast problems, such as a lump, and whether a lump is fluid-filled...

Mastectomy

Surgery overview Mastectomy is the surgical removal of the breast. It is usually performed by a general surgeon as local therapy to treat breast...

Medical Records Authorizations

Providence Health & Services provides access to medical records from our hospitals and other medical facilities in Oregon to patients and their authorized representatives.

Mental health assessment and evaluation

Health professionals often do a brief mental health assessment during regular checkups. If you are having symptoms of a mental health problem, your...

Midwifery

Providence understands selecting a provider is a very personal choice, especially when it comes to delivering your children. The relationship created with your care provider throughout your prenatal and delivery experience can last a lifetime. That’s why Providence offers midwifery and obstetrics options to fit your personal care preferences.

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a simple, painless procedure. It uses a strong magnet and radio waves to produce high-quality pictures of...

Multiple sleep latency testing

This test measures how long it takes you to fall asleep. It also determines whether you enter REM sleep. If a multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) is...

Nissen fundoplication

Fundoplication surgery is the most common surgery used to treat GERD and is usually performed by a general surgeon. This surgery can also repair a hiatal hernia. 

Nuclear cardiology (heart perfusion imaging)

A cardiac perfusion scan measures the amount of blood in your heart muscle at rest and during exercise. It is often done to find out what may be causing chest pain. 

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine scans use a special camera (gamma) to take pictures of tissues and organs in the body after a radioactive tracer (radionuclide or...

Online childbirth education classes

For your convenience, Providence offers an online childbirth education program. This program is ideal for women whose schedules don’t allow them to...

Orchiectomy

Orchiectomy is the removal of one or both testicles (testes) and is generally performed by a urologist. The testicles are the male sex organs that...

Pacemaker implant

A pacemaker can be used to replace the function of the natural pacemaker of the heart when the heart is beating too slowly. A pacemaker is a...

Pediatrics

Pediatricians are medical doctors who specialize in the care of children. Pediatricians can treat children with any type of problem, or they may...

PHSOR Professional Staff Bylaws, Policies and Procedures

Medical Staff Services provides support to Providence professional staff leadership and the various committees and functions of the organized...

Postpartum support

During the first weeks after giving birth, called the postpartum period, your body begins to heal and adjust to not being pregnant. It's easy to...

Pre-Surgery Clinic

The Pre-Surgery Clinic helps patients prepare for their surgeries before the actual day of the surgery. Our goal here is to help assure a satisfying surgical experience for the patient, patient family, surgeon and nursing staff. The staff meets with each patient to obtain and compile all of the required pre-surgery tests and documentation. 

Prostatectomy

A prostatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland and is usually done by a urologist. This type of surgery is typically performed to treat cancer of the prostate or to reduce the symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate (difficulty passing urine, needing to go frequently). 

Psychiatric evaluation and medication management

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems, such as depression. They provide...

Radiology

X-rays are a form of radiation, like light or radio waves, that can be focused into a beam, much like a flashlight beam. Unlike a beam of light,...

Rotator cuff repair

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff tendon usually involves removing loose fragments of tendon, bursa and other debris from the space in the...

Sedation

Procedural sedation combines the use of local anesthesia with sedatives to relax you.

Shoulder replacement surgery

Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. This surgery creates new joint surfaces. In shoulder...

Steroid injections

Articular corticosteroids or steroids are medicines injected directly into a painful, inflamed joint, ligament or tendon.

Stress echo

An echocardiogram is performed immediately before and after you walk on a treadmill. During the test, your heart rate and blood pressure will be...

Substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment

Intensive outpatient treatment for substance abuse usually involves 10 to 20 hours of counseling or group therapy spread over three days a week....

Thyroid surgery

Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. During this procedure, part or all of the thyroid gland is removed. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of the neck.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a test that uses reflected sound waves to produce an image of organs and other structures in the body. It does not use X-rays or...

Vaginal delivery

A vaginal delivery is the birth of a fetus through the mother's birth canal, or vagina.

Volunteering

Volunteers play an important role in helping Providence serve our community. There are many ways for you to get involved, share your talents and meet a variety of people.

Volunteering at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

Volunteers touch the community by helping their neighbors, friends, and each other. We appreciate the energy and commitment they have made to our hospital.