Biography & Education

Biography
Dr. Liz Stephens believes her most important role as a physician is to educate her patients, so they are empowered to make better health care decisions for themselves.

Dr. Stephens received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. She completed her internship and residency at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. She also completed a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Colorado. Dr. Stephens has a special interest in treating diabetes, primarily Type 1.

Dr. Stephens was born in New York and is married with two children. In her free time, she enjoys singing and has been in a band and made a CD. She also enjoys cycling and bikes to work daily.
Areas of expertise

Endocrinology

Education

Medical school: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St., Suite 540
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-7751
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism

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.

4.8 out of 5 (70 Ratings, 23 Comments)

100

02/04/2016
Was in St Vincent for cardiac surgery. Elevated blood sugars [...]. Called Dr Stevens office who paged her she called back within very short time. Problem solved went home that afternoon. She is the Greatest thing since sliced bread.. I feel very fortunate to be one of her patients. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/24/2016
It is good.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/13/2015
It's all good!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/06/2015
Dr. Stephens is excellent. She is non-judgemental, patient and clear.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/02/2015
She is amazing
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/02/2015
She hung in with me during a challenging battle with my insurance.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/24/2015
The clinic has saved my life 2 times. My doctor called me after hours to inform me about my condition and let me know I could call her anytime
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/08/2015
Elizabeth Stephens is remarkable. She is very busy but she takes all the time I need to talk about concerns . She also makes constructive suggestions that she thinks will benefit my health. I really appreciate the care she takes and gives. She's wonderful!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/01/2015
Liz Stephens is the best doctor I have ever had.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/01/2015
I love that Dr. Stephens works with an entire team of people to help her patients. When I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes [...], I had so much support to help me learn about managing my [...] symptoms. There is always someone available to answer my questions, and they are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. I am incredibly thankful that I was able to become one of their patients.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/20/2015
Always treats me with respect. Always has productive information but does not talk down to me. I have been type 1 diabetic [...] and my control has been better since I have been a patent of Dr Stephens than any time in the past. I learn something new and helpful every visit. In fact I look forward to them. If you ask for a fault the only thing I can think of is how hard it was to get an appointment when I came from [...]. Once established always have 3month appointments like clock worth. She has changed my life.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/23/2015
Dr. Stephens is always a pleasure to talk with about managing my diabetes, helpful in directing me to other support. I am grateful to have her as my endocronologist.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/06/2015
Dr Stephens is my favorite doctor ever! She's very attentive to my needs/questions/etc. I always feel like she has time to talk to me and help with whatever I need. So glad I found her!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/26/2015
Dr. Stephens is always very thorough, spends as much time w/ patient as needed and is very knowledgeable re. diabetic care. She keeps up on the latest trends and research which I find very helpful in assisting me in my own personal care of my diabetes. She always takes time to show me through technology and graphs, how to analyze my daily diabetic readings.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/25/2015
dr. Stephens is the best!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/18/2015
Dr. Stephens is always very attentive to me. I get all my questions and concerns answered with suggestions from Dr. Stephens for better diabetic control.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

07/28/2015
Dr. Stephens takes the time to hear me out and to explain her views on this. She takes care to integrate her understanding of my health conditions with my pcp, and tries to assure that the overall medical approach is the best it can be to maintain my overall health
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/26/2015
Dr. Stephens has always been very receptive to my concerns and my overall health. I look forward to seeing her because she takes such an interest in me and my health. She is a terrific doctor!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/18/2015
All good better with each visit
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/17/2015
I love working with dr. Stephens she is truly the best!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/08/2015
I always have a very positive experience with my visits to Dr. Stephens office. She is the BEST. I was also very impressed and pleased with [...] who is Dr. Stephens assistant. He is very informed has a great bedside manner with patients.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/24/2015
Is very understanding of how I feel, ask many questions, was helpful in finding less expensive medication, very concerning
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/04/2015
I travel from Bend twice per year to see Dr. Stephens as she has made a huge difference in my health as a diabetic. She has compassion and provides excellent medical advice.
Providence Health & Services Patient