Biography & Education

Biography
Maria Leiva, serves as the medical director at Providence Maternal Care Clinic. In addition, she is a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University.

Born and raised in Colombia, Maria earned her medical degree at Universidad Javeriana in Bogota. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She also earned a master’s degree in epidemiology and pharmaco-epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she completed postgraduate work in reproductive endocrinology. 

Since moving to Oregon, Dr. Leiva and her family have been very happy to be living in the Pacific Northwest.
Areas of expertise

Obstetrics and gynecology

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 255
Portland, OR 97213-2982
Fax 503-215-6087

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Hospitalist
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
Conditions Treated

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.

4.4 out of 5 (45 Ratings, 13 Comments)

60

04/02/2015
Was very rushed and did not communicate well during my [...].
Providence Health & Services Patient
30

03/17/2015
Kept waiting for 55 minutes with no explanation did not feel I was really being listened to very rough care
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/11/2015
I came in just to switch [...] but Dr. Leiva was very thorough and really took time to listen to how I am doing post partum. I just mentioned a [...] and she gladly took the time to do an exam and found nothing wrong, which put me at ease.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

12/23/2014
I was very impressed with Dr. Leiva as this was the first time I saw her. She was warm, personable, and knowledgeable and explained everything to me thoroughly. Huge improvement coming from [...]!
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

12/16/2014
I love the maternal care clinic staff.
Providence Health & Services Patient
40

12/07/2014
The provider needs to learn how to request the patient disrobe, or to ask the patient to move the robe, or to put the stethoscope under the robe. I found the quick yanking of the robe disturbing.[...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

11/25/2014
Incredible female staff. Gentle and thoughtful. Kind, respectful, NONJUDGING. Wonderful!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/23/2014
Dr Leiva was compassionate, extremely competent, and I felt safe under her care. She really listened to my concerns and then acted on them. It turned out to be serious and she delivered the news in a way that I will always be grateful for. This doctor is a treasure. Your ratings do not go high enough.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/21/2014
Dr. Leiva's compassionate manner made a huge difference to me and my family while I was dealing with a [...] diagnosis and treatment. She is so caring and yet very professional.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

09/17/2014
Dr. Leiva was very personable and put me at ease.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

09/03/2014
Comments were made on my take home paper about smoking and excercising, when I thought I made clear that I quit smoking and exercise regularly...but it didn't offend me. Other than that, Dr. Leiva was wonderful.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/02/2014
The clinic is very well run. Staff is very knowledgeable and pleasant. My concerns and issues were addressed in a professional manner.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/31/2014
Very attentive
Providence Health & Services Patient