Our Services

Now open by appointment only Call us to schedule. We carry the following items in our Portland, Oregon locations: mastectomy bras, breast...

Breast Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction

Breast cancer screening: Saves Lives Get the facts, risk factors and screening options. Schedule a mammogram Learn...

Breast Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction

Breast cancer screening: Saves Lives Get the facts, risk factors and screening options. Schedule a mammogram Learn...

Cancer Center lending libraries

Knowledge about cancer helps patients and their loved ones as they navigate diagnosis, treatment and recovery. For patients and families,...

Career exploration days

Career exploration days are designed for community organizations with their students’ interest in mind. Adult chaperones from the requesting...

Career highlights and registration

Career Highlights are offered throughout the school year. Each is a small (30 to 40 students), three-hour class focusing on one health care area.

Clinical trials, heart

Clinical trials are research studies in which people help doctors and researchers find ways to improve health care. Each study tries to answer...

Colonoscopy - Colorectal Cancer Screening

Nearly all colon and rectal cancers are preventable. Current guidelines recommend that most adults begin colorectal cancer screenings at age 50. A colonoscopy allows your doctor to find and remove pre-cancerous polyps in the colon.

Colorectal cancer education and research

Providence Colorectal Cancer Surgery Program medical director Mark H. Whiteford, M.D., is highly involved in education of other healthcare...

Continuing Medical Education

Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Gamma Knife Perfexion

Gamma Knife is one of the most advanced radiosurgical tools available to treat a variety of benign and malignant brain lesions and disorders, including brain cancers.

Gift shop

Our gift shops welcome guests in the lobby of many of our hospitals. Our teams of volunteers and staff are ready to assist you with a wide range of...

Grief support groups

Bereavement support groups consist of sharing your experiences coping with grief as well as learning about the grieving process from a trained...

High-dose interleukin 2 (IL-2) immunotherapy

Providence Cancer Center offers one of the top five high-dose IL-2 immunotherapy programs in the country and the largest program in Oregon. What...

Informational interviews

Small groups of students, usually numbering from five to 10 students, meet with a Providence professional for an hour to discuss their career...

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy is a specialized form of 3D-CRT that allows radiation to better conform to fit the tumor.

LDR brachytherapy

LDR involves the longer placement of the temporary or permanent radiation sources into the tumor area, such as a prostate seed implant, with the radiation dose delivered over several days or months.

Lung cancer screening

Watch a video featuring Dr. Michael Skokan, pulmonologist, describing the need for lung cancer screening. Information provided in part by Lung...

Medical Records Authorizations

Providence Health & Services provides access to medical records from our hospitals and other medical facilities in Oregon to patients and their authorized representatives.

Midwifery

Providence understands selecting a provider is a very personal choice, especially when it comes to delivering your children. The relationship created with your care provider throughout your prenatal and delivery experience can last a lifetime. That’s why Providence offers midwifery and obstetrics options to fit your personal care preferences.

Midwifery Care

At Providence, we understand no two women are alike – and no two pregnancies are alike. We offer care, support, information and preparation personalized to you, your pregnancy and your birth plan. Our care is tailored to the birth experience you want – tightly coordinating prenatal, labor and delivery and postpartum care.

Multiple sleep latency testing

This test measures how long it takes you to fall asleep. It also determines whether you enter REM sleep. If a multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) is...

Music-thanatology

Prescriptive music, also known as Music-thanatology, can provide comfort and relaxation at any point during treatment of a terminal illness, such as during the removal of life support, while a person is on comfort care, during periods of anxiety, intense pain, or sleeplessness or when a person is having difficulty breathing.

Neuro Urology/Rehab

Neuro urology rehabilitation is provided by physical therapists who work with male and female patients who have fecal and urinary incontinence.

Nissen fundoplication

Fundoplication surgery is the most common surgery used to treat GERD and is usually performed by a general surgeon. This surgery can also repair a hiatal hernia. 

Non-invasive vascular screenings

Vascular diseases are known as “silent killers” because they often strike without warning. They are life-threatening diseases of the veins and...

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine scans use a special camera (gamma) to take pictures of tissues and organs in the body after a radioactive tracer (radionuclide or...

Oncology nurse navigator

An oncology nurse navigator is an oncology certified nurse (OCN) who provides  education for each cancer patient concerning their individual...

Oncology social work

Oncology social workers assess the needs of cancer patients. They can facilitate communication with the health care team, provide emotional support...

Online childbirth education classes

Providence offers online childbirth education programs to be done in the comfort of your own home. These are ideal for women whose schedules...

Pediatric primary care

At Providence, we have a large number of family doctors and pediatricians who can care for your child from birth through their teen years. Whether...

Pediatric specialty care

When your child is sick, every decision is important. Having a pediatrician you trust is equally important. The pediatricians and pediatric nurse...

Persistent pain classes

When people understand how pain really works, their pain decreases. This class is designed to help you understand how pain works in the body and brain. You will learn about what pain really is and how much your own actions and thoughts can improve your pain and help you return to your life.  

Pleurodesis

Pleurodesis is used to prevent fluid buildup around your lungs. During this procedure, a chemical or medicine (talc or doxycycline) is put into the...

Pregnancy and Parenting classes

Parenting with Providence: Are you expecting a new addition to your family? Our classes include: Childbirth Preparation Breast-feeding...

Providence Brain and Spine Institute Clinical Research

Patient Clinical Trial Participation To be contacted about participating in a clinical trial at the Providence Brain and Spine Institute, please...

Providence Coronary Angioplasty Care Package

Providence performs more coronary angioplasties than any other health system in Oregon. That experience translates into excellent outcomes for our patients, and peace of mind for their families.

Providence OB\GYN Hosptialist

A hospitalist is a specialist in hospital medicine - a doctor whose office is the hospital itself and who focuses intensely on patient care at every stage of a person’s hospital visit.

Providence Open Heart Surgery Care Package

Providence performs more coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries than any other health system in Oregon.

Psychiatric consultation liaison

About the service: Available to Providence Health & Services physicians and staff for hospital inpatients, both adult and adolescent. ...

Psychiatric evaluation and medication management

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems, such as depression. They provide...

Rotator cuff repair

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff tendon usually involves removing loose fragments of tendon, bursa and other debris from the space in the...

Sedation

Procedural sedation combines the use of local anesthesia with sedatives to relax you.

Shoulder replacement surgery

Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. This surgery creates new joint surfaces. In shoulder...

Sleep consultations

Providing answers and treatment for your sleep problems, Providence Sleep Disorders Centers have a team of sleep experts who have diagnosed and...

Sleep studies

Sleep studies are tests that watch what happens to your body during sleep. The studies are done to find out what is causing your sleep problems....

Speakers bureau

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute is committed to providing ongoing outreach and education to various audiences including community forums,...

Steroid injections

Articular corticosteroids or steroids are medicines injected directly into a painful, inflamed joint, ligament or tendon.

Surgical viewings

Attention: Providence Health & Services Oregon has made the decision to cancel all upcoming surgical viewings and Career Highlights out of...

Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest

Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest is a medical treatment used to treat patients who remain unconscious after resuscitation from...

Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)

This radiation technique uses computers to create a 3 dimensional picture of the tumor so multiple radiation beams can be shaped to conform to the...

Thrombolytic or 'clot busting' drugs

Thrombolytic or "clot-busting" drugs offer an emergency treatment option for some people who are having a stroke. 

Thyroid surgery

Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. During this procedure, part or all of the thyroid gland is removed. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of the neck.

Transcutaneous oxygen evaluation

Transcutaneous oxygen evaluation is the evaluation of the oxygen available in the skin to support healing. This evaluation is performed in...