Anna U. Karlsson, MD - Physician and Surgeon, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portland, OR

Physician and Surgeon

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Bio

Anna Karlsson, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and surgeon at Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Karlsson believes that optimal healthcare comes from providing a nonjudgmental and nurturing environment emphasizing education and preventive care. 

Dr. Karlsson received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, her medical degree from the University of Iowa, and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She has supplemented her education by working with women in a rape crisis center, with women and their children in a drug addiction treatment center, and by being an aide in a rehabilitation home for the elderly.

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002

Education

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, Cook County Hospital, 2000

  • Internship:

    OB/GYN, Cook County Hospital, 1997

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, 1996

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Massachusetts, 1991

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (120)
  • Patient Comments (9)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.65 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.72 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.71 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.59 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.72 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.46 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.53 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.72 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.69 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.68 out of 5
  • 06/01/2021

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

    Dr.Karlsson is always efficient, professional and caring.

  • 04/28/2021

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

    Dr. Karlsson always gives the most thorough exam and spends a lot of time during appointment: I never feel rushed

  • 03/15/2021

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

    I absolutely loved everyone I came in contact with that day! All were amazing.

  • 03/09/2021

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

    Probably the best experience I have had with a provider thus far.

  • 03/01/2021

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

    Very caring and concerned about all aspects of patient's health. Thorough, very capable and compassionate doctor and I always know that I am in great hands.

  • 02/16/2021

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

    Anna is great!

  • 02/03/2021

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

    Haven't received test results yet, but it's only been a couple of days. Too soon to know about billing also. Love the fact that Dr. Karlsson looked me in the eye, was hands on, and not looking t the computer the whole time as some docs do.

  • 12/14/2020

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

    Dr. Karlsson was so kind and compassionate. I felt comfortable with her at once.

  • 11/04/2020

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

    Dr. Anna Karlsson is absolutely wonderful.

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