Biography & Education


Charlene Chow, PA-C, believes being an advocate for her patients and their well-being is her most important role as a medical provider. She emphasizes good communication and always putting her patients first.

After earning her bachelor's degree in biology from the University of California, Davis, she completed her master's degree in physician assistant studies from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Charlene is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Oregon Medical Association. 

In her free time, Charlene enjoys spending time with her husband, whom she met while training for long-distance athletic events with Team in Training. She is originally from San Francisco and is excited to explore Portland's food scene. 

Areas of expertise

Thoracic surgery


Master of Science, physician assistant studies: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

  • Cantonese
  • English

Care Locations

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan Street, 6N50
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-8004
9135 SW Barnes Road
Suite 261
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-215-8004


Board Certifications
  • Physician assistant