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Catherine M. Leclair, M.D.

  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine


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."

Dr. Leclair sees patients at the OHSU Center for Women’s Health and OHSU Health Hillsboro Medical Center (formerly Tuality).

Education and training

    • M.D., 1995, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Obstetrics and gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University, 1999
  • Fellowship

    • Oregon Health & Science University, Human Investigations Program, Department of Public Health, 2002
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2001

Memberships and associations:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha


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