Lisa L. Diepenhorst, MD - Physician and Surgeon, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portland, OR

Physician and Surgeon

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Bio

Lisa Diepenhorst, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and surgeon at Women's Healthcare Associates in Portland, Oregon.

From the Provider

“I really enjoy the relationships and rapport I have with my patients. It makes a visit to the doctor more fun—for both of us—but more than that, it helps me do my job better. I’m able to tell when something isn’t quite right and people are more willing to open up about what’s going on in their lives that could influence the decisions we make together.”

About the Provider

The combination of science, biology and personal connections is what drew Dr. Diepenhorst to medicine. She loves OB/GYN because of the impact she is able to have in the lives of her patients—helping them find options that best meet their needs, address gynecologic problems that are impacting their lives or support and care for them through pregnancy. In addition to obstetrics, Dr. Diepenhorst enjoys helping teens and women of all ages find the birth control that is best for them, address abnormal bleeding, manage abnormal Pap tests and figure out how to lead the healthiest life they can—particularly through integrating physical activity in ways that are reasonable and approachable. She is also skilled in hysteroscopic surgery.

In her spare time, Dr. Diepenhorst enjoys travel, running, rock climbing and skiing and loves being outdoors with her golden retriever Nelson.

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008

Education

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, 2006

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2002

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Biophysiology and Cognitive, University of Michigan, 1905

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (140)
  • Patient Comments (8)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.47 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.52 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.65 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.54 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.58 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.43 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.42 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.66 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.53 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.65 out of 5
  • 07/29/2020

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

    Everyone was so amazing!

  • 05/28/2020

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

    She's amazing and super helpful! Would 100% recommend to any of my friends.

  • 05/16/2020

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

    Thank you so much! I highly recommend you to anyone who asks :-)

  • 02/28/2020

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

    Dr Depenhorst was very caring and truly invested in helping me. I appreciate having a great doctor in my corner

  • 01/09/2020

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

    Lisa is fantastic. Calm, caring, thorough and helpful.

  • 01/09/2020

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

    Everyone was respectful and cheery

  • 12/27/2019

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

    She was absolutely wonderful. It was my first time meeting her and I was worried about connecting since I had seen my other provider for 10 years. She is warm, welcoming, funny, and a pleasure. I appreciate her treating me like a person and taking the time to listen to me and my concerns. Thank you for taking care of me! I work in healthcare and drive from Seattle to be seen at your office. How I am treated means the world to me and your office is first class!

  • 12/05/2019

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

    The doctor was excellent

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