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Michaela Rickert, R.D., P.A.-C.

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine


 Michaela Rickert specializes in caring for patients during their pregnancy journey.  She has a background as a registered dietitian and really enjoys incorporating nutrition and exercise as part of her patient care.  She has extensive experience working with patients with diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and gestational) and also enjoys working to optimize health prior to pregnancy. She works with the following types of patients:

- Patients who are currently pregnant with Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes (GDMA2)

- Interest in optimizing glycemic management prior to pregnancy

- Post-partum visits to manage glycemic control (up to 6 weeks post-partum) with transition back to referring provider

- Pregnant patients who desire a continuous glucose monitor or insulin pump

In her spare time, she loves exploring Portland with her husband and dog Gus.  She particularly enjoys hiking, biking and running.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2010, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
    • R.D., 2011, UW Hospital and Clinic Dietetic Internship Program
    • P.A.-C., 2014, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Oregon Medical Board

Areas of interest

  • Diabetes Mellitus in pregnancy (Type 1, Type 2, Gestational)
  • Nutrition and Prevention



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