Anna Raffaelli, CNM, MN - Nurse-Midwife in Tualatin, OR

Nurse-Midwife

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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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 through the powerful and emotional experience of birth. She enjoys the relationships she is able to form with her patients and believes that providing evidence-based care and education empowers women in their health care decision-making. Anna’s clinical interests include obstetric care, family planning and contraceptive counseling, adolescent health care and counseling and screening for sexually transmitted infections.

Prior to becoming a midwife, Anna worked as a nurse and legislative advocate for women’s health issues and is a member of the Oregon Chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. 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. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, traveling and exploring Portland’s restaurants and breweries.

Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 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

Patient Survey Responses (60)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.7 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.72 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.78 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.73 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.68 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.51 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.58 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.75 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.68 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.73 out of 5
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