Biography & Education

Biography

Laura Longwell, D.O., was inspired to enter the medical field after witnessing the support and comfort a family member received from health care workers after a life-altering stroke. "I knew I wanted to be part of that caring. I still remain grateful," said Dr. Longwell. 

As a physician, Dr. Longwell believes her most important role is to encourage patients to gain more understanding and awareness of their health concerns. "I want to help my patients know their role as leaders in their health care," she says. 

After receiving her medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W. Va., Dr. Longwell completed her internship and residency at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland.

Dr. Longwell was born and raised in West Virginia and she and her partner are excited to explore the Pacific Northwest. In her free time, she enjoys reading, backpacking and traveling - the highlight of which was spending two months in Sierra Leone in Africa during medical school.

Areas of expertise

Internal medicine, COPD, diabetes, management of chronic diseases

Education

Medical degree: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W. Va.

Languages
  • English

Care Locations

12442 SW Scholls Ferry Road
Suite 100
Tigard, OR 97223
Fax 503-216-9220

Publications

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • General practice
  • Internal Medicine
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.

4.6 out of 5 (118 Ratings, 42 Comments)

80

06/24/2015
This was my first visit with Dr. Longwell. My first impression was very positive.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/11/2015
all good
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/20/2015
Dr. Longwell is great! So glad she's my PCP.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

05/03/2015
Dr Longwell has a great bedside manner, is very personable and medically knowledgeable. I would recommend her!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

04/22/2015
dr longwell was excellent. she took my concerns seriously and with empathy. she clearly answered my concerns about preventative healthcare and recurring issues, prescribing appropriate treatments. i felt very happy establishing care with her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/12/2015
SHE IS NOT MY REGULAR HEALTH PROVIDER BUT I LIKED HER VERY MUCH AND SHE WAS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT MY ISSUE AND REFERRED ME TO AN ENT DOCTOR.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

04/11/2015
Appointment and [...] tests were on a Tuesday morning. I didn't hear back until I called Friday afternoon. I did get a prescription pretty quickly then, but it seems like it should have taken less than 4 days to get the results.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/28/2015
I've been a patient at Providence Scholl's for approx. 10 yrs., and have finally found a doctor that I'm happy with. Dr. Longwell listens, explains issues clearly and is familiar with my medical history.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

03/27/2015
It took 2 times to get a blood pressure reading. I had stopped my meds for High Blood Pressure and the tech said the Doctor would call me with to answer to a question I had as to which one of two BP medications I should begin to take again. I have two from Dr. [...] my Doctor. Also I wanted to be sure my chart reflected the change back to the 2 BP Medications. The Dr. removed them as I had stopped taking them. So no one called me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/24/2015
she is very nice
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/18/2015
Very good experience. I have not had a doctor for a long time that really cared about me and my problems. I am a new patient and very happy with Laura Longwell. She is very caring and takes the time to really listen to me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

03/15/2015
What prompted my visit was a need to discuss [...] because I need a new prescription. It was discussed during my visit, with the understanding that Dr. Longwell would research a different, yet similar drug. After about a week, I used My Chart to send an email reminder, to which there was no reply. So I called the office during business hours 9 days after my visit. I spoke with someone from the team. But still, 2 weeks later, there has been no action -- no phone call, no prescription written. I really like Dr. Longwell and feel comfortable talking with her. But this lack of follow-up has left me frustrated. [...] On one hand, I really like this office and team; on the other, I wouldn't want to recommend others to use them.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/11/2015
I'm new to this clinic and I feel like I have been here long term. I am very confident in Dr. Longwell she is very easy easy to talk to and listens to me. I have some medical experience so I do ask questions. I am very comfortable with the care I'm getting from Dr. Longwell, she is great.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/10/2015
I am very happy with Dr. Longwell as my physician and would highly recommend her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

03/04/2015
Excellent, empathetic, detail oriented, easy to talk to. I visited Dr. Longwell to establish care and really liked her a lot.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/15/2015
Dr Longwell was wonderful and I left feeling understood and well cared for.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

02/05/2015
I received exellent care
Providence Health & Services Patient
70

01/26/2015
I only saw her once, so far. She seems very nice. It was a positive experience.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

01/18/2015
She is a very good listener and forward thinking! I moved to Oregon from the midwest and wanted to find a female Dr. within the Providence group..so I have only been to this clinic/Dr. once but am pleased with my choice.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/15/2015
this was a first appointment and I was very impressed with the provider
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/13/2015
Very good listener and speaks slowly so I can understand. Did not rush me in any way.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/28/2014
Dr. Longwell is an excellent listener. My experience is she knows what she is doing and she deeply cares for her patients. I trust her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/26/2014
[...] She listened acutely, examined thoroughly and explained issues very clearly. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/24/2014
Dr. Longwell was so kind and gentle and made me feel extremely cared for and confident in her diagnosis and treatment. I was very grateful to have someone so kind and thorough when I was feeling so sick and awful!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/17/2014
Loved laura she was great!!!!!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

12/15/2014
Dr Longwell is my new primary care provider [...]. I just visited Dr. Longwell not too long ago for follow up and for new health issues. Dr Longwell spent time with to get to know my medical history and seem interested in my care. it was my first visit with her. mi think I'm going to stay with her as my primary care giver
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/14/2014
Dr Longwell has always treated me very well, always made me feel very comfortable & had my best interests in mind. this is why I followed her from the Barnes Rd location to where she is now!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

12/03/2014
I really liked that she took the time to get to know my history and to work out a plan for future care.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/28/2014
She was outstanding!
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

11/16/2014
New to this doctor and really liked her. [...] I felt really comfortable with her and feel she gave me lots of time to ask questions and go over them all with me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

11/16/2014
This was my first visit and I was very pleased.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/04/2014
My experience with this provider was amazing. She listened to me, she offered advice that was caring and respectful and did not try to overrun me with what I felt wasn't necessary. Her bedside manner was appropriate and had much warmth to it. She was open and was careful to ask me applicable questions as well. I am very very happy with Dr. Longwell and plan to make appointments for all my family in the future.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/21/2014
My primary care provider retired so this was my first visit to Dr. Longwell and I was pleased to find her well informed and very through in getting acquainted with me and my medical history. My wait to see her was longer than usual but considering that she is likely, as with me, seeing most patients for the first time that is understandable.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/21/2014
She is a great doctor. I recommend her to all of my friends.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

10/19/2014
Dr Longwell is new to me and this practice. She was friendly, outgoing, easy to talk to, I will be OK with seeing her in the future.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

10/14/2014
I have recently moved from Maine and chose Laura to be my primary physician. Laura was very friendly and professional. She made me feel at ease.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/14/2014
This was my first visit with Dr. Longwell. I just moved here and this was the initial visit. I liked her and look forward to working with her to ensure I remain in good health.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

09/30/2014
My last provider had retired and this was my first visit with my new doctor. She was great in every way!
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

09/22/2014
She actually listens!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/17/2014
Dr. Longwell is a new provider to me, and on my recent visit I was very favorably impressed with her ability to listen and her knowledge of my medical history.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

09/17/2014
This was my first visit with Dr. Longwell. She is approachable and has a warm personality, so I felt very comfortable during my visit.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/02/2014
Dr. Longwell did an excellent job addressing my concerns. She is smart and empathetic.
Providence Health & Services Patient