Our Services

ACL repair

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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 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,...

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...

Capsule endoscopy

The term endoscopy refers to a special technique for looking inside the digestive tract. Capsule endoscopy uses a video capsule that contains a...

Career fairs

Career fairs provide a broad view of a various health care careers and are designed for high school students who have a general interest in health...

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...

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.

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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 Barrett's ablation

Endoscopic ablation of dysplasia (precancerous changes) or early cancer in Barrett’s esophagus involves using techniques to destroy the abnormal...

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Flexible sigmoidoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the rectum and a portion of the colon (large intestine) by inserting a flexible tube...

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...

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...

Home Health skilled nursing

Providence Home Health offers certified wound care, including care of pressure ulcers and complicated wounds.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

MRI

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

Nail removal

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

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 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...

Partners for Seniors

Partners for Seniors program helps senior citizens remain in their homes and maintain independence and dignity by offering transportation and other...

Partners for Seniors volunteer

Who do we serve? The Partners for Seniors Program serves homebound seniors in need, age 55 or older, in the Clatsop County coastal area. How can...

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...

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...

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). 

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...

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,...

Routine gynecology

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

Sedation

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

Skin tag removal

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

Steroid injections

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

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.

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, the digestive system, that includes the esophagus, the stomach and the duodenum, the beginning of the small intestine.

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 Seaside Hospital

Our volunteers touch our community by helping their neighbors, friends and each other when they volunteer at Providence Seaside Hospital. They are...

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...