Catherine M. Leclair, M.D.
- Special Interest:
- Vulvar Health
- Accepting Patients:
"I have a special interest in vulvar health because it is an underserved area in women’s health that also has a profound impact on intimate relationships and quality of life."
Dr. Leclair practices general obstetrics and gynecology with a special focus in vulvar health and sexuality. Dr. Leclair is currently only accepting new patients for the Program in Vulvar Health.
As a specialist in vulvovaginal health, Dr. Leclair’s research is concentrated around the complex relationship of these conditions and their impact on quality of life and sexual intimacy. Her research efforts also include vulvar pain, sexuality, vulvar skin diseases and vaginitis.
After completing medical school at the University of Vermont, Dr. Leclair returned to the Pacific Northwest for her training and medical career. She chose OHSU for its reputation of clinical excellence, academics and collegial atmosphere of the department. Dr. Leclair has a young family and enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, running, cross-country skiing, biking, and gardening.
PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH PHILOSOPHY:
"My goal is to ensure a safe birth in a supportive and caring environment."
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 1995
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, 1999.
Oregon Health and Science University Human Investigations Program, Department of Public Health, 2002.
American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2001.