Jennifer Bishop, CNM, MSN - , Midwifery, Portland, OR

Provider Bio

Jennifer Bishop, CNM, is a certified nurse-midwife with Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

From the Provider

“Healthcare can be overwhelming and confusing. I strive to be an advocate for folks so they have a guide in navigating the system with confidence. Helping people understand their bodies and options then deciding on the path forward that feels most aligned with their identity is one of the things I appreciate most about the practice of nurse-midwifery. From choosing a method of contraception to helping someone come to terms with a difficult diagnosis—my goal is that each individual feels listened to, well-informed and in control of decision making.”

About the Provider

Jennifer deeply appreciates the impact health and wellness has on individuals and families. She enjoys caring for people and hopes that each person leaves feeling both heard and helped without judgement. She aspires to relate to people with an open heart and gentle humor using a trauma-informed approach.

Jennifer’s interests include caring for people of all ages and body sizes in the clinic. She enjoys helping with a wide range of gynecological, urogynecological and obstetric care, including wellness/preventative health, contraception, options counseling, prenatal and postpartum care, urinary problems and pelvic organ prolapse.

Jennifer's previous experience includes working at WHA’s past Midwifery Birth Center, caring for local and indigenous people in Guatemala and completing a fellowship at a volunteer-run birth center on the border in Texas. She is a self-avowed cat lady who enjoys being in nature, dancing, cooking, crafting and cliché midwifery puns.


  • Certified Nurse-Midwife, American Midwifery Certification Board, 2013


  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery, Seattle University, 2013

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Human Physiology, University of Oregon, 2007


  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (57)
  • Patient Comments (22)

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.6 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.7 out of 5

The thoroughness of the visit?

4.4 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.4 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.5 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.5 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.3 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

3.9 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.1 out of 5

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.3 out of 5
  • 03/08/2024

    I am very happy with Jennifer as she took the time to listen and was very thorough in her recommendations. I?m very happy to have found a provider I can trust with my care after my last Dr moved away.

  • 12/10/2023

    Jennifer was great. She listened, was caring. I hope thar she stays at the clinic

  • 11/10/2023

    Dr Bishop was a pleasant and safe place to have my healthcare needs met.

  • 11/06/2023

    I feel that Dr Bishop has been a great source of support, understanding, help and information to me. I look forward to continuing to work with her if needed in the future. She and her office were also especially helpful regarding working with insurance and pharmacy for my prescriptions.

  • 10/27/2023

    Very friendly and professional service

  • 10/14/2023

    Very knowledgeable and very friendly. Made me feel very comfortable with an invasive procedure and discussion about mental health concerns.

  • 08/23/2023

    Wonderful facility

  • 08/04/2023

    My first time with Jennifer and I found her to be exceptionally knowledgeable with a wonderful communication style. Excellent visit.

  • 07/28/2023

    When serving a diverse population, it's best to ask patient how to pronounce their name rather going out of your way to avoid saying their name. It's rude and quite obvious.

  • 07/19/2023

    Appreciate everyone I met. Awesome staff and provider

  • 06/26/2023

    Miss Bishop is a remarkable caring and friendly and charming person.

  • 06/19/2023

    She is wonderful!

  • 06/19/2023

    Jennifer is awesome, love her so much! I keep asking where she's been all my life as i wish I had met her years ago. She is so patient, makes me feel like I'm the most important patient she has all day. She listens and is objective, asks great questions and gives her recommendations as well. She is clear on what her area of expertise is - which I appreciate! Love love lover her and her team.

  • 04/11/2023

    The best experience I’ve had with a doctor. She went above and beyond to help me with not only what I was there to see her for but also mental health issues.

  • 03/03/2023

    Dr Bishop Was so wonderful. Caring and very professional….I would certainly recommend her!!!

  • 12/30/2022

    Provider eased my health anxiety.

  • 12/09/2022

    Jennifer was amazing. I felt very comfortable in her care. I will seek her.out next time I need to see a provider

  • 12/05/2022

    The provider made me feel bad for scheduling an appointment for something that she did not view as a significant concern.

  • 12/04/2022

    Great staff all around! I've generally had bad experiences with dr appointments, and I did not experience that here at all. Everyone was extremely friendly and very understanding. THANK YOU!

  • 11/19/2022

    Jennifer Bishop was marvelous as she listened to my health issues. She was friendly, professional and extremely helpful.

  • 10/28/2022

    Jennifer was amazing. Very warm and welcoming and like she had all the time I needed.

  • 10/17/2022

    I would recommend her to others in my family. She was calm, patient and seemed knowledgeable.

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