Kate Robinson, CNM - Nurse-Midwife in Oregon City, OR

Nurse-Midwife

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Provider Bio

Kate Robinson, CNM, is a certified nurse-midwife at Women's Healthcare Associates in Oregon City, Oregon.

From the Provider

“It’s really satisfying to me to be able to help someone solve their problems and move forward. I enjoy knowing that someone is going to have a better day, a better week or a better year because of something we figured out together.”

About the Provider

Kate has been fascinated with women’s reproductive health since she was a child and begged her mom for a baby every day. (She first learned about ovulation when her mom explained why she could only ask once a month.) She has been single-minded in her pursuit of a career in women’s health ever since. Today, she enjoys working and living in the community of Oregon City, developing long-term relationships with her patients and watching their families grow. She enjoys helping women gain the confidence and comfort they need to question medical information and become their own health advocates. She loves caring for women during pregnancy and childbirth and also has special interest in PCOS and adolescent health. Kate has personal experience with infertility and likes being able to help women in her own community begin the process of addressing fertility challenges. She also serves as a preceptor to nurse-midwives in clinical training and teaches a course on PCOS at OHSU. 

Kate is married with four children and lists showering among her favorite things to do. When she’s not working or spending time with her family, she devours political news and is active in social media.

Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2008

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery, Oregon Health & Science University, 2008

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University, 2006

Memberships

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Awards

  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2015
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2017

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (59)
  • Patient Comments (6)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.66 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.71 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.78 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.78 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.65 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.6 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.6 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.8 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.71 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.79 out of 5
  • 07/15/2019

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

    Kate always very professional. All nurses, receptionist, always friendly, courteous and helpful.

  • 06/12/2019

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

    The provider I was was really wonderful, caring, and kind.

  • 02/20/2019

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

    Kate Robinson was amazing, I really enjoyed having her as my doctor.

  • 02/18/2019

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

    It was a great experience! Thank you for making it so comfortable and easy.

  • 01/17/2019

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

    Kate Robinson was very patient, helpful, and really made me feel like she had my wants and needs at top of mind.

  • 12/19/2018

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

    Very gentle and personable. Test results not yet received from annual screening.

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