Sandy Karp, CNM, MN - Nurse-Midwife in Hillsboro, OR and Portland, OR

Provider Bio

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

About the Provider

Sandy enjoys empowering women through education about their bodies and supporting decision-making throughout the childbearing years and beyond. Her special clinical interests include mental health and contraception/family planning.

Sandy is a Master Gardner in her spare time and grows much of her own produce. She also quilts and enjoys many outdoor activities with her family and dog, including hiking, canoeing and rockhounding.

Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2012

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery, Oregon Health & Science University, 2012

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, 1992

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Oregon, 1992

Memberships

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Awards

  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2017

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (67)
  • Patient Comments (10)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.68 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.66 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.76 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.75 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.69 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.56 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.68 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.76 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.69 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.76 out of 5
  • 10/22/2019

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

    I absolutely love Sandy and was very impressed with the professionalism of the student shadow that was involved with my most recent exam!

  • 10/08/2019

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

    Sandra and her medical student were both great!

  • 10/08/2019

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

    Very comfortable

  • 08/21/2019

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

    My provider is amazing! She will always listen to any comments, questions or concerns I may have. She always expresses her concerns in a positive manner, makes sure I know what our plan is, and will even help lighten the mood if I'm feeling anxious about something. Couldn't recommend Sandy more!

  • 08/12/2019

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

    Sandra Karp was exceptionally patient and thoughtful. I came away from the appointment feeling very confident in my care and my understanding of all matters discussed.

  • 03/29/2019

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

    Sandra was warm, kind, and created a safe and trusting atmosphere.

  • 03/25/2019

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

    Karp was very personable and relatable. She made me feel very comfortable

  • 02/25/2019

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

    She was great for filling in for Dr. Garvie last minute. Helped solve issue.

  • 02/11/2019

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

    Sandy is the Best!

  • 01/28/2019

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

    Sandra Karp is an excellent provider! I appreciate the time she takes with me during each visit. She has also taken the time to call me regarding a question I had sent through the patient portal. Sandra answers all of my questions every time and explains it in a way I can understand. I am so pleased to have her as my nurse midwife during my pregnancy.

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