Jessica D. Benedict, WHCNP, MS - Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portland, OR

Jessica D. Benedict, WHCNP, MS


Nurse Practitioner

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Bio

Jessica D. Benedict (formerly Townsend), WHCNP, is a women's health nurse practitioner at Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Jessica’s goal in working with women is to listen and learn from each patient’s experience. She grew up in a family of strong women who taught her to support and encourage the women she encounters, empowering them to take charge and be self-advocates for their health and well-being. She enjoys all aspects of prenatal care, as well as preventative care and counseling patients on contraceptive methods. She supports our providers in the office by seeing women for routine prenatal and well-woman care, as well as gynecological issues.

When not at work, Jessica enjoys spending time with two children and husband. She also enjoys reading and any outdoor activities, including camping, hiking and snowboarding.

Certifications

  • National Certification Corporation, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, 2012

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science Nursing, Women's Health Nursing Practice, University of Cincinnati, 2012

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science Nursing, Nursing, Linfield College, 2006

Awards

  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 1970
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2019
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2018
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2017
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2016
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2015

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (196)
  • Patient Comments (14)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.52 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.59 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.69 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.53 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.62 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.42 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.43 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.71 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.62 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.72 out of 5
  • 03/11/2020

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

    Jessica and her assistant, Andrea are top notch. They are warm and caring and do their jobs well with skill and accuracy.

  • 02/10/2020

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

    Jessica and Robin were amazing during my appointment. They made me feel very comfortable.

  • 01/29/2020

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

    She is amazing. It was my first appointment with her and I already feel relieved that my healthcare needs are in good hands.

  • 12/04/2019

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

    She's amazing overall

  • 11/25/2019

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

    Provider seemed to want to get rid of me. Seemed unwilling to answer my questions. Did not explain things despite repeated questions. Repeated a medical conclusion without explaining what the basis was in a way that lacked compassion. Visit totaled under 5 minutes.

  • 11/19/2019

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

    She is awesome!

  • 11/19/2019

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

    Jessica Benedict listened well, was extremely thorough, and was very personable. I really appreciate her approach and the time she takes to understand the issue and explain her course of action.

  • 11/14/2019

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

    Jessica and Andrea are absolutely amazing!! I drive from Salem and would do it 10 times over for them! Jessica makes me feel so at ease and helps me with any questions that I have! I will never go anywhere else !!

  • 11/12/2019

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

    Jessica and her nurse Andrea are absolutely wonderful! I couldn't of asked for anything to have been done better!

  • 10/03/2019

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

    I appreciated the personalized note attached to my test results. It really put my mind at ease.

  • 10/02/2019

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

    Jessica was welcoming, approachable, and made me feel at ease talking about my health and healthcare needs.

  • 09/12/2019

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

    Love Andrea and Jessica. They were so awesome!

  • 08/27/2019

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

    Excellent experience. It was my first time meeting NP Benedict and I thought she was terrific.

  • 08/21/2019

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

    I love love love both Jessica and her medical assistant!! I could not have had a better experience during the appointment.

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