Biography & Education

Biography

Amber Bowell believes her most important role as a physician assistant is to be a great listener, advocate and educator to all her patients. "I enjoy the interaction with people and treasure the relationships that are formed," she says. "I find joy in helping my patients achieve their health goals."

After earning her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in foreign language and literature-Spanish from Colorado State University, she went on to receive her Master of Science Physician Assistant degree from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. During rotations at Quinnipiac, she had a special emphasis in dermatology and infectious disease.

Amber joins Providence from Middlesex Hospital in Durham, Conn., where she worked in primary care for several years and volunteered providing medical care to migrant farm workers.

Amber was born in Nebraska and was raised on a farm until her family moved to Colorado when she was a teenager. She now calls the Pacific Northwest home with her husband, twin boy and girl and two cats.

In her free time, Amber enjoys running, yoga, travelling and being outdoors. She is fluent in Spanish.

Areas of expertise

General family medicine

Education

Medical degree - physician assistant: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn.

Amber also received special training in dermatology and infectious disease. She is certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AANP) and by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

18040 SW Lower Boones Ferry Road, Suite 100
Tigard , OR 97224
Fax 503-216-0750
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Physician assistant
Services Provided

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (43 Ratings, 14 Comments)

 

11/18/2015
The entire experience from the moment I entered the practice was exceptional. I was greeted warmly, yet very professional and felt that my concerns were addressed. Amber goes above and beyond in making sure necessary labs, annual exams etc. are complete and the patient has reviewed the results.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

10/25/2015
Amber is great. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/29/2015
Team B is the best in the whole world, would not want any other.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/19/2015
I came in looking for a general health checkup and a prescription renewal and got exactly what I needed. My doctor took all the time we needed without wasting any either.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/07/2015
My family has greatly benefited from the care and concern provided by Amber Bowell. She has always gone above and beyond in answering our questions, assessing our needs, and providing great medical advice.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/07/2015
All the visits I have had, each time I had an appointment, it was always prompt and friendly.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/05/2015
I love Amber. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
50

03/27/2015
I had to call in order to get an explanation regarding recent lab work. Also had question about how the diagnosis was made initially.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/15/2015
Amber is always personable and professional
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

03/10/2015
I usually see Dr [...] but Amber was available sooner. I loved her demeanor and felt that I received excellent care.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/04/2015
Amber Bowell is by far the best health care practitioner I have had to date. She is very thorough and listens to me and offers helpful suggestions and insights.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/10/2015
Amber is very bright and caring. She listens carefully and adds substance to the conversation. She is also very creative in solutions and follows up via email on progress or responds quickly if I have a question. I could not be happier with the service I have been consistently getting.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/10/2015
Amber Nowell is the nicest & most caring provider I've ever had! She takes time to hear my health issues as well as taking an interest in me personally. I'm moving out of state in July & I will miss having her as my provider.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

01/14/2015
Only negative is that we discussed the short-term action plan for a medical issue, however, nothing about what to expect long-term so I don't know what to expect after the initial phase is over.
Providence Health & Services Patient