Jody M. Lindwall, CNM, MSN - Nurse-Midwife, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portland, OR

Nurse-Midwife

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Spanish
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Provider Bio

Jody Lindwall, CNM, is a certified nurse-midwife at Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Jody grew up in Southern California, and attended Yale University for her bachelor's degree in Women's Studies. Jody was drawn to midwifery due to its focus on normalizing the reproductive lifespan of women and placing women and their families at the center of care. Jody completed her nurse-midwifery training in 2002 at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. After initially working as a nurse midwife in Lowell, Massachusetts, Jody moved to Oregon in 2006 to join Women's Healthcare Associates. Jody is passionate about educating women about their bodies, empowering women to make informed decisions regarding their health and advocating for their right to make those decisions. Jody’s goal as a provider is for women to come away from their pregnancy, birth or gynecologic care understanding the amazing potential their bodies have. 

In her spare time, Jody enjoys spending time with her family and her friends doing any activity that brings loved ones together.

Certifications

  • Certified Nurse-Midwife, American Midwifery Certification Board, 2003

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery, Vanderbelt University School of Nursing, 2002

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Women's Studies, Yale University, 1994

Memberships

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Awards

  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2018

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (43)
  • Patient Comments (6)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.59 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.77 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.79 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.7 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.74 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.49 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.51 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.79 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.79 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.79 out of 5
  • 12/08/2021

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

    Jody was wonderful! So kind and knowledgeable, and took the time to explain everything, answer questions, and schedule the tests I needed. Great follow up too with test results. Thank you!

  • 11/10/2021

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

    Jodi is amazing. I've been seeing her for years and I'll never leave!

  • 11/10/2021

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

    I very much appreciated Mariah and Jody. They were caring, kind and professional. I am grateful for them.

  • 10/20/2021

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

    Jody is amazing! She really took the time to listen and was so knowledgeable!

  • 10/13/2021

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

    I love my OB appointments with Jody. She always makes me feel important and that my concerns matter. I don't feel rushed throughout my appointments and I feel comfortable opening up about issues I have.

  • 09/22/2021

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

    Jodi was warm, patient and took the time to answer all of my questions....excellent visit!

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