Biography & Education


"At the end of the day, there's nothing more gratifying than knowing I played a part in improving my patient's health," says Yvonne Howell, PA-C. As a physician assistant, Yvonne is passionate about preventing health emergencies and guiding her patients to manage their own personal health. 

Yvonne believes her most important role is to advocate for her patients and partner with them as they make their health care decisions. "I like to connect with my patients and give them the tools they need to live a healthy life," says Yvonne. 

After earning her bachelor's degree in health care administration from the University of Phoenix in Denver, Yvonne completed her master's degree in physician assistant studies from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Oregon Society of Physician Assistants. 

Yvonne was born and raised in East Germany. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, being outdoors, and weightlifting. 

Areas of expertise

Internal medicine


Master of Science, physician assistant stuides: Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore.

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Care Locations

417 SW 117th Ave.
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-216-9499
Affiliated Facilities


Board Certifications
  • Physician assistant