Joy Rothschild, DNP, WHNP-BC - Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health, Portland, OR

Joy Rothschild, DNP, WHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Women's Health

Provider Bio

Joy Rothschild, DNP, WHNP-BC is a women's health nurse practitioner with Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Originally from Northern California, Joy grew up on a raspberry farm in central Ohio. She attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated in 1993 with a BA in Environmental Studies. Joy spent several years working in the field of environmental education, and as an Outward Bound instructor before pursuing a career in women’s health. She attended nursing school at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and completed her Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner master's degree in 2004. She was granted her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2007.

Before joining Bridgeview, Joy worked as a nurse practitioner for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Planned Parenthood Columbia/ Willamette and Oregon Reproductive Medicine.

Joy feels very fortunate to be practicing with such a great team of physicians, nurses and clinic staff. She strives to make her patients feel comfortable and safe in the clinic setting and believes that women should be empowered and supported to make informed health care decisions.

In her free time, Joy enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband, son and daughter.


  • National Certification Corporation, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, 2005


  • Post-Graduate:

    Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, 2007

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science, Women's Health Nursing Practice, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, 2004

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies and Biology, Macalester College, 1993

Patient Survey Responses (95)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.71 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.82 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.86 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.82 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.78 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.57 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.67 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.82 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.74 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.8 out of 5
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