Provider Bio

About the Provider

Dr. Olmstead grew up in Bellevue, Washington. She attended Occidental College in Los Angeles where she received her bachelor of arts in biology in 1986. She was thrilled to move back to the northwest to attend the University of Washington School of Medicine. She moved to Oregon in 1990 and completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Oregon Health & Science University. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been in practice with Women's Healthcare Associates since 1994. Her clinical interests include obstetrics, domestic violence, adolescent gynecology, pelvic surgery and international medical missions, among others.

Dr. Olmstead and her husband have been married since 1986. They experienced the miracle of birth first hand when their son was born in 1996, and again with their daughter in 1999. Dr. Olmstead enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, snow skiing, and traveling.

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1996

Education

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, Oregon Health & Science University, 1994

  • Internship:

    OB/GYN, Oregon Health & Science University, 1991

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, University of Washington, 1990

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Occidental College, 1986

Memberships

  • Pacific Northwest Obstetrical and Gynecological Association

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Christian Medical & Dental Associations

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (177)
  • Patient Comments (10)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.82 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.81 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.87 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.77 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.82 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.62 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.75 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.87 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.81 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.87 out of 5
  • 03/24/2019

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

    Drea is very knowlegable and caring, very approachable and thorough. My previous provider retired and I am so happy to have found Drea.

  • 03/03/2019

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

    Drea is a great doc, I feel safe in her care.

  • 02/13/2019

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

    I am always amazed that I see Dr. Olmstead once a year and she tracks everything we talked about. Makes a patient feel important and is appreciated. Dr Olmstead is an amazing Physician and super informative and helpful with the decisions I am trying to figure out with regard to my health. Thanks for all your help!

  • 02/12/2019

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

    I am always nervous about gyn appointments but Dr Olmstad was very patient and understanding-her manner put me at east immediately. I found her to be very friendly but professional. I will be recommending her to my friends and family. So pleased to have found her.

  • 01/30/2019

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

    Dr Olmstead is awesome, caring and very helpful.

  • 01/27/2019

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

    Her bedside manner was amazing.

  • 12/27/2018

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

    Dr. Olmstead has always been very professional, caring and I trust her completely! She?s amazing.

  • 11/28/2018

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

    Drea Olmstead as the most caring doctor I have ever had. She takes time to find out about my life, family, and health. By asking questions and listening to answers, she helps me make decisions and take action to keep good care of my health. She is kind and compassionate as well as knowledgeable and professional. Her nurse, Lisa, is also very caring and effective at making me feel comfortable.

  • 10/28/2018

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

    Dr Olmstead is always very caring demonstrating empathy while listening to your concerns and answering questions

  • 10/28/2018

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

    Drea Olmstead is wonderful, caring and compassionate.

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