Biography & Education

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

  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

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


Board Certifications
  • Hospitalist
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
Conditions Treated


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.

4.1 out of 5 (49 Ratings, 9 Comments)


The provider seemed a little rushed.
Providence Health & Services Patient

this is my first visit and I had an excellent experience. everyone was kind and attentive. I was seen quickly and Felt that the doctor took the time to listen to my concerns and be helpful in giving me the information and help that I needed
Providence Health & Services Patient

Was very rushed and did not communicate well during my [...].
Providence Health & Services Patient

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

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

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

I love the maternal care clinic staff.
Providence Health & Services Patient

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

Incredible female staff. Gentle and thoughtful. Kind, respectful, NONJUDGING. Wonderful!
Providence Health & Services Patient