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, 1998

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (147)
  • Patient Comments (13)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.45 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.5 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.64 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.56 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.52 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.44 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.44 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.64 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.52 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.61 out of 5
  • 01/12/2021

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

    Lisa is awesome!

  • 12/15/2020

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

    Dr.D is the absolute best. It's always hard switching providers and establishing a new relationship built on trust. I feel like she's been my provider for years. I trust her and respect her. Wonderful Doctor!!

  • 12/04/2020

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

    Dr Diepenhorst is not only warm and friendly, she is always knowledgeable about my chart, and she delivers clear and concise clinical information. She also listens to my concerns and health goals and gently redirects and provides options when my choices or behaviors are not aligned with the outcomes I'm seeking. I've been her patient for almost a decade.

  • 11/16/2020

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

    First visit with Dr Diepenhorst (Stempel retired)-aware of my history and understands it; friendly and fun.

  • 11/04/2020

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

    Dr. Diepenhorst was very kind and effecient

  • 11/03/2020

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

    Thank you for making me feel like I'm your only patient. You reviewed my chart before you came into the room and talked to me about specifics. You looked me in the eyes and knew all of my background info---you didn't have to review my chart while in the room so no computer--we got to have a conversation with me. You checked in with me and asked me questions about how I was doing and how my medications were working. I so appreciate how personable you make the appointment.

  • 10/28/2020

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

    Dr. Diepenhorst is always great.

  • 09/24/2020

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

    Thank you for always making my yearly visit so pleasant. I greatly appreciate your professional staff. They are all very kind and made me feel very comfortable about visiting the medical office during the Corona Virus. I feel like I have received excellent care from your office for over 30 years.

  • 09/08/2020

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

    I felt comfortable and safe due to virus conditions we are expiriencing right now. The office and Dr. were helpful and efficient.

  • 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

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