Biography & Education

Biography

Dr. Heidi Kjos recently served as a physician for space shuttle astronauts and fighter pilots as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. In her current practice, she is a strong advocate for prevention as the best medicine and emphasizes patient education. “I try to empower my patients by providing the latest medi-cal information, so they can take an active role in their health care,” she says. “I also encourage regular exercise.”

Believing that every person is unique, Dr. Kjos enjoys getting to know her patients and their family members and helping patients discover the best options of care for their individual situations. She prides herself on being a good listener.

Dr. Kjos earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota, then completed her internship and residency at La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency in La Crosse, Wis. She is also trained to do FAA physicals.

In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and tennis and traveling.

Areas of expertise

Family medicine

Education
Board certified: family medicine
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

3101 SE 192nd Ave.
Suite 106
Vancouver, WA 98683

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Family medicine

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. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.8 out of 5 (132 Ratings, 56 Comments)

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10/25/2017
I am happy to say that they are very thorough with their questions to me and in answering my questions.
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10/20/2017
Dr Kjos always takes time to listen and is very knowledgeable of new treatments and medications. she never makes you feel rushed.
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10/18/2017
I am cared for by people who care. Thank you.
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10/18/2017
good
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10/13/2017
I've been seeing Dr. Kjos for a few years now and have always be happy and enjoy our visits. Just wish she was closer to me.
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10/02/2017
Excellent Care.
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10/02/2017
Very happy with my doctor. Have not had any problems with her.
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09/20/2017
I am always pleased with my care. Everyone is caring and communicates with warmth and concern. Dr. K and her staff take good care me me. Going to the Dr. is never fun, but they make it comfortable. The do a great job!
90

09/11/2017
She is always kind, attentive and helpful.
10

09/06/2017
Dr. Kjos has been my primary care provider for a long time. However, this time around she has been very unprofessional and impatient. She came into the room & asked me point blank if I was late. Which, I wasn't due to the receptionist taking care of another patient ahead of me. She gave me a shot, but did not explain the side effects, and rushed out afterwards as if she was inconvenienced. I have the right to have my medical records blocked, and she knew she had to unblock it each time to view. However, this time around she expressed impatience, frustration & rudeness.
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09/03/2017
i find Dr Kjos very kind, pleasant and knowledgeable
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08/25/2017
I could not be more pleased with the treatment I receive from you folks.
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08/23/2017
Dr. Kjos is excellent at diagnosing and treating a wide variety of medical issues. She is smart, friendly and extremely professional. I know I can always depend on her for my healthcare needs.
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08/21/2017
regarding my wait time in the exam room: I realize Dr. Kjos is very thorough with each patient so my extended wait time was not an issue. I'm sure she was involved in a situation that required additional time. Dr. Kjos is the best doctor I've ever had and truly cares about my situation and healing goals.
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08/10/2017
Dr. Kjos is the most competent provider I have had in my 72 years. I like My Chart and it has been a great communication piece. I have even recommended some of its ability to [...].
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07/26/2017
Everyone....from the front office,all nurses, PA [...] and Dr. Kjos are top drawer professionals.
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06/28/2017
I continue with this PCP because of her caring attitude & her explanation of medical issues relevant to me.
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06/23/2017
I saw the doctor about an [...] physical and was very impressed with her and how she treated me. A prior [...] doctor dumped his practice without notice leaving me to scramble to find another doctor. I defiantly found the right doctor and am very pleased with the care I received. She is a very good doctor and looks like I got lucky finder he with very short notice. [...]
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06/22/2017
I get the best possible care from these health care specialists, THANK YOU.
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06/13/2017
Dr Kjos is awesome; professional, knowledgeable, respectful, thorough. I feel she is sincerely interested in my overall health, willing to listen to my concerns and order the services needed.
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06/09/2017
Dr Kjos is intelligent, kind, easy to talk with and a great listener with a wonderful bedside manner. I appreciate how she can understand what you are asking and goes directly to the issue in a clear order of need. With information, tests, referals or follow ups as needed.
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06/05/2017
I am extremely happy to have Dr. Kjos as my primary care provider. She is knowledgeable, thorough, and friendly.
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05/31/2017
Dr. Kjos is very professional while also being personable.
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05/31/2017
excellent care from Dr. Kjos
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05/25/2017
Excellent care - doctor and all staff.
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05/25/2017
very confident and comfortabe with my health care provider
90

05/18/2017
The only issue I have is that she always seems rushed. I believe this is because of the number of patients she has to see [...].
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05/03/2017
Dr. Kjos really listens to my concerns, is friendly, very professional and asks a lot of questions. She seems to really care and show compassion. She never acts like she's is in a hurry to get on to the next patient. I love her!
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05/03/2017
Dr. Kjos and staff are kind and caring. They work to make my life and health stable and thus, the quality is great!
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04/20/2017
I feel very lucky to have her for my primary care.
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04/20/2017
Dr. Kjos is an excellent doctor. I have recommended her to other family members and friends. She is the one that discovered my AFib and sent me to ER at Providence MC. Very professional, knowledgeable! Am very lucky to have her as my medical provider!
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04/19/2017
I love the office and the team. It is not difficult to get an appointment right away when something does come up. My Doctor is open to any suggestions that I may have with my care, and her opinion means a lot when she feels it may not be the way to go.
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04/17/2017
best doctor I have ever had. always on top of my health needs
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04/13/2017
They are still having trouble with a referral from [...].
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04/09/2017
Great.
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04/07/2017
Dr. Kjos is simply The Best.
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03/29/2017
attention and care at this facility has never been less than excellent!!
90

03/29/2017
When I sent a message on MyChart to my doctor, no one responded back to my questions on MyChart.
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03/27/2017
I have recommended this provider to many friends
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03/10/2017
Very thorough.
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02/23/2017
Dr. Kjos is an outstanding provider. She listens very well to my concerns and health questions. She has gone out of her way to make time to meet with my high school dauther, who is also her patient, to answer school related questions and help her with a school project. In addition to being our family daughter, Dr. Kjos is a mentor and role model to my daughter. We need more providers like Dr. Kjos who see and understand that health extends beyond clinics. Thank you Dr. Kjos.
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02/23/2017
Dr. Kjos is the best doctor I've ever had. She listens, she always has the right information at her fingertips, and she cares. Her office staff is also very kind and upbeat.
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02/15/2017
Dr Kjos is an outstanding doctor. She is attentive, understanding and never rushes the appointment. Her office staff is very friendly.
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02/12/2017
Recently lost a close family member - Dr. & staff were very caring & loving.
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02/08/2017
Dr. Kjos is by far the best doctor I have ever had. She answered all my questions and always helps me get what I need.
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01/26/2017
dr Kjos is awesome and my family loves her!
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01/16/2017
Dr. Kjos is the best doctor I have ever trusted.
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01/14/2017
I have the best health care team ever taking care of me. Thank you!
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01/11/2017
She's the best, and since I have been here for about the last 6 years, Dr. Kjos and Providence has taken good care of me.
90

12/28/2016
She is too rushed. If she sat down and made more eye contact I would feel more confident that she really heard what I said.
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12/23/2016
Dr Kjos is, in my opinion, the most intelligent, capable and caring physician in PMG. She is always available to me and I love that.
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12/17/2016
I am more satisfied with these providers and clinic than I ever have been with any provider I have ever had
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12/08/2016
I find Dr Kjos knowledgable, understanding, compassionate, and caring!!
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12/07/2016
Dr. Kjos is one of the best doctors I've ever had.
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11/30/2016
Dr Kjos is excellent. I appreciate the time she spends with me.
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11/18/2016
All staff -> Everyone very caring.