Sara Fahey, CNM, ARNP, MSN - Nurse-Midwife in Portland, OR


Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Spanish

Provider Bio

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

About the Provider

Sara grew up in New Jersey in a family committed to social justice, kindness, community and personal responsibility—values that influenced her decision to become a midwife and continue to be the foundation of how she practices. Today, Sara enjoys the full scope of nurse-midwifery, caring for women during pregnancy, childbirth and throughout life. She enjoys educating and empowering women to make personal decisions around their health care that are right for them. She is passionate about promoting health and well-being and believes humor is an important part of forming connections with her patients. 

Sara and her two children relocated to Portland in 2017 after 15 years in Seattle. She enjoys music and the arts, listening to podcasts while on urban hikes, camping and walks in the woods.


  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2001


  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science Nursing, Nursing Research, Case Western Reserve University, 2001

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, 2001

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Columbia Univerisity, 1999

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, University of Oregon, 1994

Patient Survey Responses (31)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.45 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.71 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.67 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.84 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.57 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.45 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.46 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.74 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.45 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.74 out of 5
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