Biography & Education

Biography

As a medical provider, David Partch, PA-C, believes that education is power. "Teaching patients about their condition provides them with the tools to manage their health," says David. "The ability to listen to patients is the single most powerful tool a provider has."

David chose the medical field for the opportunity to make an impact on people's lives and to serve as a health advocate. "What I enjoy most about about being a physician assistant is seeing my patients benefit from taking an interest in their own health," he said. 

After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Warner Pacific College in Portland, Ore., David completed his master's degree in physician assistant studies from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. 

In his free time, David enjoys running, cycling, and spending time with his wife and son. 

Areas of expertise

Internal medicine

Education

Bachelor of Science, Biology: Warner Pacific College, Portland, Ore.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies: Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore.

David is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Languages
  • English

Care Locations

5330 NE Glisan St.
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-9701

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • General practice
  • Physician Assistant
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.

4.2 out of 5 (79 Ratings, 32 Comments)

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06/08/2015
The PA and Dr [...] are fantastic providers. They know how to get to the source of the problem and what is in my best interests as their patient.
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30

05/20/2015
On most recent visit, provider misdiagnosed my condition [...]. Provider also ordered no lab tests. On my previous visit with the provider, the provider also did not order lab tests. [...] He was super friendly, but I don't feel he was knowledgeable enough.
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30

05/13/2015
[...] I was told I was going to be seeing Dr [...] but when I arrived for my appointment I was told I had an appointment with David, her PA. I had arrived early for my appointment, but he did not enter the exam room til 30 minutes after the scheduled appointment time. I explained to him that I had expected to see Dr [...] and was hoping to get to know her better as my PCP. Further I told him about some current financial concerns and that I cannot currently afford to make copays for multiple visits/ frequent specialist visits because I am on a very limited budget at this time. I asked for refills of my Rx which perviously was given with multiple refills. He gave me one Rx refill and told me to make an appointment with Dr [...] in 2 weeks. I felt like he did not listen to what I had just said. [...] willing to give this office one more chance [...]
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05/13/2015
I felt heard and respected by this provider. Others I have see. have been a little trite in their comments so I appreciated this providers straight forwardness.
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90

05/11/2015
Mr. Partch is not my usual provider, but I was scheduled to see him with a problem that developed while I was in the process of trying to pass a kidney stone. He was attentive, thorough, professional, and compassionate.
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05/06/2015
[...] He was very positive and seemed to genuinely care about my situation.
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80

04/30/2015
I find the wait time to see my regular care provider inexcusably LONG! I prefer to see my Dr. (that's why I go to her) It shouldn't take over a month to see her when I actually have a health issue. I have nothing against David, he did wonderfully, but as a practicing RN [...] I expect to see My Doctor at some point. [...] This makes me wonder about finding a new clinic! I realise this is a business-but people expect to see their own Drs when they're sick...that's kindda the idea behind having an est relationship with your Dr.
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100

04/08/2015
Care is good. Providers are kind and seem genuinely interested in solving health issues brought to them.
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90

03/19/2015
[...] I also like the atmosphere of the clinic. Staff is courteous, approachable, kind, helpful.
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100

03/16/2015
was made to feel at ease in the sense that all would be ok & felt in good capeable hands. it was an emerg. situation and i was sent through all the chanels quickly & all tests & addmission to hospital. all due to a fast and correct diagnosis from assisting provider. I am very thankful & am now recovering.provider showed compassion & attentiveness to me at all times.
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03/11/2015
My care provider did an excellent job of explaining the game plan of addressing my overall poor health. My care provider was very proactive and made some referrals to other health care providers to address my health concerns.
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02/25/2015
David S. Partch is EXCELLENT in handling any situation that might develop and any question I ask him!
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80

02/18/2015
I prefer seeing alternative health care providers, and because my views and information aren't necessarily shared with allopathic practicioners I sometimes don't feel really heard, but overall he is respectful, and I appreciate that.
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90

02/17/2015
He was very professional and kind.
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80

02/11/2015
First time visit. Mr. Partch seemed knowledgable and personable. That he is or was an athlete is a definite plus for me.
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02/03/2015
This PA was very good. I just did not know him, but felt he was competent. He did not administer the actual physical treatment though. The nurses did, and that was fine.
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40

01/27/2015
not enough time, did not give plan of action
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100

01/25/2015
David is an excellent care provider. Although he is not my primary care physician, I am always happy to see him as I know I will be well taken of.
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90

01/06/2015
David is always very kind and concerned.
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30

12/30/2014
long waiting time and rude response from the provider with regards to answering my health concern
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30

12/29/2014
[...] did not listen to my concerns.I don't think he was trying to be unpleasant, but I dislike his bedside manner.
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100

12/21/2014
My experience with this provider was very good and would recommend to others.
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90

12/03/2014
A more than ten year positive experience with this clinic.
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100

11/18/2014
David was extremely helpful, thoughtful and attentive to my needs.
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11/09/2014
David had great bedside manners and thorough.
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90

10/26/2014
Some information could be just told to you, instead of word processing every detail.
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90

10/26/2014
[...] David was extremely thorough in checking through many pages of history [...] He was very informative and went into my situation at length. I never felt rushed and, in fact, gleaned a great deal of information from him about my medical condition.
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100

10/21/2014
David was kind and listened well. He was compassionate and thorough. I would highly recommend him to family and friends for general medical care
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100

10/05/2014
[...] Overall my experience was very good.
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50

09/14/2014
I don't think he fully understood my problem and his knowledge of anatomy regarding my issue was questionable. I did like that he ordered an X-ray and referred me to a physitrist.
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100

08/19/2014
David was fantastic all around; friendly, listened well, gave great advice. I will be asking for him for future visits. Also, the lady at the front desk [...] was also fantastic. I'm very, very satisfied with my first visit to Providence for care and will be returning.
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90

08/17/2014
this was my first visit with David, PA. I am a longtime pt of Dr [...] and was skeptical seeing someone who didn't know my complex history. that said I was extremely pleased with this visit and would love to see Daviv PA again. I don't see male providers unless there is no alternative. I've found over the years that female drs listen better, hear better and grasp more of the whole picture . as I said, I will see David in the future. he was a perfect example of the care style that works best for me. thank you giving me a chance to share this with you. next time I ll give him a ten, 1 visit isn t quite enough - although this very visit was a 10!
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