Amy G. Cantor M.D., M.P.H.

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Associate Professor of Family Medicine School of Medicine

Not currently accepting patients

4.6 out of 5 (162 Ratings, 70 Comments)

Expertise

  • Family Medicine

Special focus on

  • Primary Care (Women)
  • Women's Health

Education

  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley California 1999
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore Maryland 2002
  • M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Texas 2007
  • Internship:

    • Internship, internal medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 2008
  • Residency:

    • Residency, Family Medicine, Ventura County Medical Center
  • Fellowship:

    • Women’s health fellowship, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland VA Medical Center, 2011
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Family Medicine, 2010

Biography

Dr. Amy Cantor is a family doctor who specializes in primary care for women. She is passionate about women’s health and enjoys working with women of all ages and stages of life, including adolescents. Her favorite part of the job is meeting and spending time with her patients. She aspires to help individuals and communities achieve optimal health through comprehensive and compassionate care.

Dr. Cantor enjoys providing comprehensive primary care in an interdisciplinary setting and likes collaborating with a community of dedicated women’s health care providers. She has a clinical practice in primary care for women’s health and serves as clinical faculty at OHSU. She also enjoys teaching residents and medical students in the clinical setting.

After growing up in Southern California and training on the East Coast, in Texas and California, Dr. Cantor came to Portland to complete a fellowship in women’s health and decided to make the Pacific Northwest her permanent home. In her free time, she is an avid runner and swimmer, and loves to spend time with her family.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Patient Ratings

4.6 out of 5 (162 Ratings, 70 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Nov 06, 2019

    I trust Dr. Cantor. She is competent, caring, listens and and gives exemplary recommendations.

  • Nov 01, 2019

    Dr. Cantor took very good care of me and was very understanding of my needs explained everything perfectly and took care of some things that I needed done with my prescription.

  • Sep 26, 2019

    Dr. Cantor cheerily arrived at the room where I was waiting. It is so nice to have a doctor who has read your charts before seeing you. We took care of some questions we both had and everything I needed was quickly discussed. I feel confident withf Dr. Cantor and enjoy my visits with her.

  • Sep 19, 2019

    She is knowledgeable and nice.

  • Sep 11, 2019

    My visit went well

  • Sep 06, 2019

    Took time with me. Explained things as needed. Discussed my concerns and offered possible solutions.

  • Sep 04, 2019

    She is very personable and made me feel listened to.

  • Aug 30, 2019

    Dr. Cantor is very knowledgable and able to answer my questions. She is also understanding of my issues and able to discuss them with me. My only reservation is that she is in the clinic only 2 days/week, so it is sometimes difficult to get an appointment when needed.

  • Aug 21, 2019

    Dr. Cantor always listens to my concerns and provides thoughtful and knowledgeable responses. I never feel like she's in a rush to get to another patient.

  • Aug 21, 2019

    I don't feel like I was heard, and I don't feel like my issue was taken seriously.

  • Aug 09, 2019

    I saw Dr. Cantor for a yearly Medicare Wellness visit. She?s a dedicated professional that provides excellent care for her patients.

  • Aug 07, 2019

    Dr. Cantor is a warm, caring, knowledgeable physician who spent time discussing all the issues I brought to her today. She is thorough and professional.

  • Aug 07, 2019

    Amy G Cantor,Md is a wonderful doctor

  • Aug 02, 2019

    It was a tough procedure, but Dr. Cantor was very understanding. She explained clearly at every step, and let me set the pace when I needed. I felt like I was in very good hands.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    I feel as though Dr. Cantor is getting to know me and my needs. I am very satisfied.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Having Shingles is very scary.Dr. Cantor was appropriate, however she didn't examine my arm rash of shingles very closely. I guess there is no need to if the sores are healing and we both agreed on that.

  • Jul 11, 2019

    Dr. Cantor and staff have always been very helpful. They take time to answer any questions and they express concern.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Great, as always. Consistent, caring, high-quality experience.

  • Jun 16, 2019

    very responsive to questions

  • Jun 09, 2019

    She listened well, and I felt like she was really seeking a solution to the issue.

  • Jun 07, 2019

    My visit was with Dr. Cantor was great. She was excellent in explaining all the questions and concerns that I had, gave me more information than I even needed and I felt great leaving the visit with the information and any follow up that I needed. I really do enjoy her being my primary.

  • Jun 05, 2019

    My experience was fantastic from the wonderful front desk staff, to the medical assistant who roomed me and assisted with the procedure, to the absolutely wonderful Dr. Cantor. I felt very well taken care of, not rushed at all, and left feeling great. Big thank you to all of the staff!

  • Jun 01, 2019

    Dr. Cantor listens, asks good questions, and discusses options. She checked out my trigger finger, gave me advice for exercising the hand, and outlined possible treatments if it continues.

  • May 31, 2019

    She is always friendly and professional. I never feel rushed at an appointment and I appreciate her and her staff very much.

  • May 29, 2019

    Great listener and very careing.

  • May 29, 2019

    Dr. Cantor always takes care of exactly the reason for my visit with extreme competence. She is concise and to the point with her information and plan. Her medical assistant is a true joy and brings a smile to my face, even during difficult visits.

  • May 14, 2019

    Dr. Cantor listens to my concerns and is willing to try new solutions.

  • May 09, 2019

    Dr. Cantor is very knowledgeable and helpful. She is almost always able to answer my questions and/or direct me to appropriate resources.

  • Apr 25, 2019

    She is always very welcoming and does not rush.

  • Apr 24, 2019

    Just an annual wellness check. She answered all my questions.

  • Apr 17, 2019

    excellent

  • Mar 07, 2019

    Good attention and compassion

  • Feb 22, 2019

    Very competent, professional demeanor and great

  • Feb 11, 2019

    Amy was friendly, informative and communicative during the procedure. I forgot to ask how long to expect for my body to settle back down - everything sounded simple and straightforward. But even light cramping and some emotionality for the following 4-5 days would have been good to have a heads up about. Tough when all bodies are different, but that’s my feedback :)

  • Feb 07, 2019

    Amy listens well, is very present and offers clear advice about my concerns.

  • Feb 06, 2019

    Dr. Cantor always listens to my concerns and never makes me feel rushed. I trust her and know that she cares about me as a person.

  • Feb 02, 2019

    Dr. Cantor is very informative and helpful with ideas for improving my life. I was only a bit disappointed that the visit did not include a full body examination.

  • Feb 01, 2019

    Good. Seemed quick and she wasn't familiar with all of my conditions, but she is a busy woman

  • Jan 31, 2019

    Very positive

  • Jan 27, 2019

    Dr. Cantor's demeanor is friendly and professional. She listens to what I say and is very respectful. She discusses whatever is the current problem and follows up on what we decide to do.

  • Jan 24, 2019

    Dr. Cantor listened and gave great feedback. I always feel confident in her assessment and that I’m getting the best care. She’s wonderful!

  • Jan 21, 2019

    I really like Dr. Canter. The only reason I wouldn't completely recommend her is that I know that she is not taking new patients and anyone I recommended but not be able to get in to see her. also She's not. Working as much as she is too. She is doing research part of the time. That's my Olathe plank. Don't even a complaint. Okay. Thanks.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Always pleasant and knowledgeable.

  • Dec 22, 2018

    Amy is very thorough and easy to talk to about things I am experiencing.

  • Dec 20, 2018

    She was awesome! Helpful, and validated my concerns with solutions. She really listened to me.

  • Dec 16, 2018

    I enjoyed my visit with Dr. Cantor. Thank you very much. I appreciate it.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    Positive, helpful, kind!

  • Dec 06, 2018

    Dr. Cantor is an exceptional PCP. She is kind, knowledgeable and professional. I trust her judgement.

  • Dec 02, 2018

    excellent

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Good, is always.