Anna Raffaelli, CNM, MN - Certified Nurse-Midwife, Midwifery, Tualatin, OR

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Certified Nurse-Midwife

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Provider Bio

Anna Raffaelli, CNM, is a certified nurse-midwife at Women's Healthcare Associates in Tualatin, Oregon.

From the Provider

“My path to midwifery started at a young age with a strong curiosity for medicine and a desire to serve others. My formal introduction came when I was working as a volunteer doula--and it was love at first sight! The patient-centered, evidence-based approach that midwifery takes is a perfect fit for me and I feel fortunate to work in a role where I can build relationships with women across the lifespan. My goal is for my patients to leave each visit feeling supported and confident in making decisions about their health.”

About the Provider

Anna was drawn to nurse-midwifery by her desire to support women and families through the powerful and emotional experience of birth, but truly finds the most joy in the relationships she is able to form through ongoing care with her patients. She believes that providing evidence-based care and education empowers individuals in their health care decision-making, and she strives to create a positive healthcare experience for all, including those whose who identify as LGBTQIA+. Anna’s clinical interests include obstetric care, family planning and contraceptive counseling; adolescent health care; and supporting patients through the postpartum period.

Prior to becoming a midwife, Anna worked as a nurse and legislative advocate for women’s health issues and is a current member of the Oregon Chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. During her training, she was recognized for her academic achievement as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and was a recipient of the Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son, cooking, traveling and exploring Portland’s restaurants and breweries.

Certifications

  • Certified Nurse-Midwife, American Midwifery Certification Board, 2017

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science, Nurse-Midwifery, Oregon Health & Science University, 2017

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Human Development, University of California, Davis, 2010

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Florida, 2012

Memberships

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (90)
  • Patient Comments (7)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.73 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.81 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.84 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.83 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.79 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.47 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.62 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.83 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.82 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.83 out of 5
  • 09/08/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Anna is wonderful and so good at making you feel like you?re her main focus. I wish all providers offered the same sense of recognition and remembrance of past visits. I will definitely be back to see Anna for future appointments and pregnancies if I?m so lucky.

  • 09/08/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Anna and Candice were wonderful.

  • 08/12/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Anna helped me prepare for my appt by promptly answering my questions I sent her through mychart message system.

  • 03/03/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    I have felt listened to and impressed with the patient centered care!

  • 01/28/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Anna was very kind, helpful and professional. She is a wonderful asset to WHA and her patients love her!

  • 01/26/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    The nurse, doctor, and woman who drew my blood were all amazing and really nice.

  • 01/12/2022

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    She is always patient and I never feel rushed, she takes her time and listens to me and offers answers.

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