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ACL repair

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

Adolescent sleep studies

Sleep studies are tests that watch what happens to your body during sleep. The studies are done to find out what is causing your sleep problems....

Allergen immunization

In many cases when you get a vaccine, you get a tiny amount of a weakened or dead form of the organism that causes the disease. Though not enough...

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...

Anoscopy

Anoscopy, proctoscopy and sigmoidoscopy tests allow your doctor to look at the inner lining of your anus, rectum and the lower part of the large...

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...

Audiometry

A hearing (audiometric) test is part of an ear examination that evaluates a person's ability to hear by measuring the ability of sound to reach the...

Bereavement Services memorial events

The community is invited to remember and honor the lives of their loved ones at our spring memorials held every year in May and at our Light Up A...

Biologic monitoring

Biologic monitoring is a periodic testing of employees who are or may be exposed to potentially hazardous materials or other risks in the...

Blood glucose, monitoring

Blood glucose monitoring refers to the ongoing measurement of blood sugar (glucose). Monitoring can be done at any time using a portable device...

Bloodbourne pathogen exposures

If a workplace exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material occurs, Providence Occupational Health physicians can provide a prompt...

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.

Bone marrow biopsy

A bone marrow biopsy is the removal of bone marrow tissue and is often done with a bone marrow aspiration. A biopsy allows close examination of the...

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 milk donor depot

As a mother who is breastfeeding, you may want to consider milk donation for other babies in need. It is an opportunity to make a difference in the...

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,...

Breast-pump rentals

All products carried in our stores have been selected for their high quality. The full range of products available makes this the only place you'll...

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...

Career highlights

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. Career Highlights are offered throughout the school year. Each is a small (30 to 40 students), three-hour class focusing...

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...

Cerumen removal

Recommended earwax removal options include wax-dissolving agents, irrigation or ear syringing, and manual removal with special instrument or...

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...

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of medicine to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy is called a systemic treatment because the medicines enter the...

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...

Colposcopy

A colposcopy is usually done to look at the vagina and cervix when the result of a Pap test is abnormal. A special magnifying devise (colposcope)...

Community Care workshops and seminars

Community Care seminars are offered at no charge to faith communities, outreach ministries, senior centers, civic organizations and community...

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...

CPAP and BiPAP units and supplies

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is treatment provided by a machine that the patient wears at night or when sleeping. It is the most...

Department of Education school bus driver physical examination

Oregon Department of Education exams are provided at each of our Providence Occupational Health clinics. We complete the required exam and...

Department of Transportation physical examination

Providence Occupational Health has a specialized team of physicians who are familiar with the medical requirements for obtaining a commercial...

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...

Diabetes support groups

Diabetes support groups offer patients the opportunity to: Learn more about managing your diabetes with certified diabetes educators ...

Disability/Workers comp

Disabilty insurance and worker’s compensaton are forms of insurance that cover medical expensense if an employee is injured on the job or unable to...

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...

Employee vaccinations

Providence Occupational Health helps keep employees safe on the job by providing vaccinations for hepatitis A and B as well as tuberculosis testing...

Endometrial biopsy

An endometrial biopsy is a way for your doctor to take a small sample of the lining of the uterus (endometruim). The sample is looked at under a...

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)

ERCP is short for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, a procedure used to diagnose and treat problems in the gastrointestinal tract....

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...

Faith in Action

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

Fall risk assessment

Falling is a very real concern for older adults. Nearly half of all people over age 65 fall every year. Many are seriously injured. When people...

Fitness-for-duty physical examination

If an injury or illness raises a question about whether an employee can safely perform his or her job, Providence Occupational Health can perform a...

Flu shot

The flu shot is a vaccine that contains a killed form of three flu viruses. The vaccine causes your immune system to make antibodies. If you are...

Fracture repair

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

Grief support groups

Professionally-facilitated ongoing support groups for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one are offered at a variety of locations and...

Health and Wellness Classes

At Providence Health & Services, you can find what you need to achieve wellness at every stage in life. Visit our online class catalog to...

Hemoccult, guaiac

Hemocult, immunoassay is a fecal occult blood test used to detect blood in your stoll and screen for colorectal cancer other intestinal conditions.

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...

Home sleep testing

For portable sleep monitoring, you will use equipment at home that records information about you while you sleep. If you will have portable sleep...

Hospice animal assisted activity volunteer

Volunteers who have completed the Delta Society Animal-Assisted Therapy and Education program with their pets are assigned by the volunteer...

Hospice Bereavement volunteer

Bereavement volunteers act as part of the Providence Bereavement Services staff by contacting survivors of hospice patients after the death. They...

Hospice facility specialist volunteer

Hospice facility specialist volunteers are assigned to visit hospice patients in selected care facilities. The facility specialist is assigned to a...

Hospice hospital service volunteer

Hospice-trained volunteers in hospital service seek to support the patients, visitors and personnel of the department in a way that exhibits the...

Hospice massage therapy volunteer

Providence Hospice massage therapy volunteers are assigned by the volunteer coordinator and provide physical and emotional support to terminally...

Hospice patient pet services volunteer

Volunteers who serve in this area are part of the Pet Peace of Mind program.They are assigned to visit patients who have pet care needs. A...

Hospice program support volunteer

Hospice Program support volunteers act on the direction of the volunteer coordinator or other hospice staff member to provide assistance with...

Hospice respite volunteer

Providence Hospice respite volunteers provide comfort and companionship to terminally ill patients so that exhausted family caregivers can take a...

Hospice vigil volunteer

Providence Hospice vigil volunteers are assigned by the hospice staff to bring comfort, support and companionship to patients and their family...

Hospice visitation volunteer

Providence Hospice visitation volunteers provide comfort and companionship to terminally ill patients residing in nursing facilities or adult care...

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...

Immunizations

In many cases when you get a vaccine, you get a tiny amount of a weakened or dead form of the organism that causes the disease. Though not...

Individual and family grief counseling

Bereavement social workers provide short-term individual and family counseling to children, teens and adults who are grieving the death of a loved...

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.)...

Insomnia referrals

Your doctor can learn a lot about your insomnia and its causes by reviewing your sleep history. He or she may also ask you to keep a sleep diary...

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...

Laryngopharyngeal pH monitoring

A pH test may be done during a sleep study to see if there is reflux of stomach juices into the esophagus. For a pH test, a small wire is placed in...

Lesion, shave

During a shave biopsy, a physician will remove an outer layer of the skin lession to obtain a sample for testing.

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...

Maintenance of wakefulness testing

This test measures whether you can stay awake during a time when you are normally awake. If a "maintenance of wakefulness test" is done,...

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...

Me Too family support group

The death of a loved one can affect the whole family. Me Too offers a family approach to grief support, with age-specific groups for children,...

Me Too Family Support Group volunteer

Me Too volunteers act as co-facilitators to children’s bereavement support groups under the direction of a professional facilitator. Me Too...

Medical records

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

Medical surveillance physical examination

Medical surveillance evaluations include periodic testing of employees who may be exposed to potentially hazardous materials or other risks in the...

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...

Music-thanatology

Prescriptive music, also known as Music-thanatology, can provide comfort and relaxation at any point during treatment of a terminal illness, such as during the removal of life support, while a person is on comfort care, during periods of anxiety, intense pain, or sleeplessness or when a person is having difficulty breathing.

myProvidence

myProvidence was created to help you manage your health and your medical care online. Go to myProvidence to register or log in for secure online...

Nail removal

Nail removal is a form of treatment that is sometimes necessary fo severe or recurrent fungal nail infections.

Newborn and neonatal occupational and physical therapy

Physical therapy is treatment to improve mobility to relieve pain, and to restore physical function and overall fitness. The physical therapist...

Nissen fundoplication

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

Nocturnal polysomnograms

This test records several body functions during sleep, including brain activity, eye movement, oxygen and carbon dioxide blood levels, heart rate...

Non-invasive vascular screenings

Vascular diseases are known as “silent killers” because they often strike without warning. They are life-threatening diseases of the veins and...

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...

Occupational health physician consultation

A physician who specializes in occupational medicine can give injured and ill workers prompt medical attention. Occupational health specialists can...

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...

Patient-centered Medical Home

A patient-centered medical home is a team approach to providing health care. The patient-centered medical home maintains a centralized,...

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...

Physical capacities testing

Strains, sprains and overexertion account for the majority of work-related injuries. Many injuries occur during the first year of employment....

Pneumonia shot

The pneumonia vaccine for adults (PPV) protects against 23 types of pneumonia.

Post-op follow-up

A post-operative follow-up are additional appointments set up during your recovery period, typically after surgery. After a procedure, your...

Pregnancy and Parenting classes

Parenting with Providence: Are you expecting a new addition to your family? Our classes include: Childbirth Preparation Breastfeeding...

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...

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...

Providence Maternity Services: Our 365 Web Nursery

Welcome to the online photo display of babies recently born at Providence Health & Services hospitals. This virtual photo album is designed for...

Providence Medical Group Patient and Family Advisory Program Volunteer

Providence Medical Group works with a group of 13 patients and family members of patients to improve how we care for patients who represent the patient and family voice, and together with providers, administrators and staff, help improve health care experiences for our patients and families.

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,...

Respirator physical exam

Providence Occupational Health provides the OSHA-mandated questionnaire, physical examination and, if necessary, pulmonary function test...

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...

Routine gynecology

Take care of yourself. Every woman deserves the specialized attention that a women’s healthcare professional provides. From adolescence through the...

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...

Skin tag removal

Skin tag removal is the removal of excess skin growths (skin tag) that may occur on your body.

Sleep consultations

Providing answers and treatment for your sleep problems, Providence Sleep Disorders Centers have a team of sleep experts who have diagnosed and...

Sleep studies

Sleep studies are tests that watch what happens to your body during sleep. The studies are done to find out what is causing your sleep problems....

Speakers bureau

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute is committed to providing ongoing outreach and education to various audiences including community forums,...

Steroid injections

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

Telephone bereavement support and referrals

Bereavement social workers and specially-trained bereavement volunteers support grieving individuals over the telephone. Information about...

Thyroid surgery

Surgery Overview Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. During this procedure, part or all of the...

Tobacco counseling

Ready to quit smoking? We can help.

Tympanometry

Tympanometry tests the movement of the eardrum when an ear infection or other middle ear problem is suspected.

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...

Upper endoscopy

The term “endoscopy” refers to a special technique for looking inside a part of the body. “Upper GI” is the portion of the gastro­intestinal tract,...

Urine drug screening

The certified staff at Providence Occupational Health provide traditional Department of Transportation, non-DOT testing and “express” urine drug...

Vaginal delivery

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

Vasectomy

A vasectomy is considered a permanent method of birth control that prevents the release of sperm when a man ejaculates.

Venipuncture

Venipuncture is the collection of blood from a vein, usually for laboratory testing.

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 Newberg Medical Center

Join the many volunteers at Providence Newberg Medical Center and make a caring difference in someone’s life. Your special talents will be...

Wart treatment

The goal of wart treatment is to destroy or remove the wart without creating scar tissue, which can be more painful than the wart itself. How a...

Welcome to Medicare exam

Medicare covers a one-time preventive physical exam within the first 12 months that you have Part B.

Well adult exam

Your health care provider will check your general health, look into conditions that you report symptoms for and may screen you for other diseases...

Well child check

During a well-child visit, a doctor examines your child and asks you questions about your child's development and behavior. Immunizations also are...

Work-related injury treatment

With our locations in Medford and Newberg and three occupational health clinics conveniently located throughout the Portland metro area, Providence...