Shannon Padilla, CNM, MS - Nurse-Midwife in Tualatin, OR and Tualatin, OR

Provider Bio

Shannon Padilla, CNM, is a certified nurse-midwife at Women's Healthcare Associates in Tualatin, Oregon.

From the Provider

"I grew up being inspired by science and medicine, which led me to pursue a career in women’s health. Along my journey, I volunteered as a doula and discovered midwifery and its core purpose of providing direct holistic care to women. As a midwife, I have the privilege of serving women, as well as my community. My hope is to provide a personal experience for my patients, balanced with social, emotional and educational support."

About the Provider

Shannon’s favorite part of being a nurse-midwife is working with women and the relationships she is able to build with them over time. Before joining WHA, she worked as a nurse-midwife for a nonprofit in Vancouver and at Kaiser Sunnyside in Clackamas, providing preventative wellness and reproductive health care, as well as prenatal, postpartum and perimenopausal care.

In her spare time, Shannon loves traveling, hiking, camping and yoga. She also loves spending time with her family, which consists of her husband, two young children and their family cat.

Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2010

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science, Nurse-Midwifery, Oregon Health & Science University, 2010

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, 2007

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California- Davis, 2003

Memberships

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (56)
  • Patient Comments (7)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.62 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.77 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.79 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.74 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.77 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.5 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.49 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.76 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.7 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.75 out of 5
  • 08/05/2019

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

    They did a great job at making sure I felt at ease and comfortable throughout the whole process. Very easy to make the initial appointment as well, especially being a new patient.

  • 07/22/2019

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

    She was an excellent provider and made me feel extremely comfortable in her hands!

  • 07/10/2019

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

    I felt so comfortable and safe with my doctor, especially during the painful and stressful removal/insertion of my Mirena! Thank you so much for taking the time to listen and care for me.

  • 04/05/2019

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

    I was extremely nervous about my appointment, but could not have been more at ease. I feel very fortunate to have had such a positive experience after putting off such an important appointment for so long.

  • 04/02/2019

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

    I absolutely loved the provider I saw during my appointment. She made me feel extremely comfortable with the procedure and letting her examine me, even though the nature of the procedure is a little invasive. She even went over my family medical history of breast cancer and the possibility of genetic testing in the future, which I thought was so thorough and amazing of her! She gave me great confidence in her abilities as my provider, and I will most definitely be back for my yearly exam and any future needs I have! The medical assistant who checked me in was also thorough, and quick, which I really appreciated! Overall it was a great experience at the clinic, I couldn?t have been happier!

  • 12/17/2018

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

    I really appreciated that everything was made clear and my choice thoughout the exam without talking down to me.

  • 12/14/2018

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

    Dr. Shannon was extremely caring. She empathized and was considerate of me during this office visit. She was attentive, she listened and was knowledgeable. Although, I never did get a confirmed diagnosis, which isnt what I wanted, but I was hoping to receive some kind of relief for the massive pain I was in. Luckily, my symprtoms declined 4 days later and Dr. Shannon did call me to follow up and I really appreciated that call. Thank you!

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