Elizabeth Eckstrom M.D., M.P.H.

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Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics School of Medicine

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4.9 out of 5 (244 Ratings, 133 Comments)


  • Geriatrics
  • Internal Medicine

Special focus on

  • Aging and Geriatrics


  • M.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin 1990
  • M.P.H., University of Washington, Seattle Washington 1998
  • Residency:

    • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship:

    • General medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
    • Geriatrics, Oregon Health & Science University (2006)
  • Certifications:

    • Geriatric medicine, internal medicine


Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom is a geriatric doctor who leads the geriatrics practice within OHSU's internal medicine clinic and is co-director of OHSU's Health Aging Alliance. She teaches medical students, residents, fellows and faculty to care for older adults. She and her team also work to improve quality of care for older adults admitted to OHSU hospital. Her research focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle in older adults, with an emphasis on tai chi for fall prevention.


  • English

Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (244 Ratings, 133 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

  • Dec 19, 2019

    Very good and helpful

  • Dec 17, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom is very caring and very good at explaining my current medical status. She takes the time to listen and answer my questions in a non-medical way.

  • Dec 14, 2019

    Yes, my provider is excellent. She was able to diagnose that I have a DVT. I had- we got treatment right away so I'm very pleased with my care.

  • Dec 14, 2019

    Knowledgeable, caring, professional.

  • Dec 13, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom is excellent. I've been going to her for nearly 10 years, very thorough and I'm a senior citizen and she seemed to be on top of what's going on for us old folks. Anyway, she's very nice lady besides.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Very informative...

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Never too busy to answer questions and share her knowledge with me. Wonderful, pleasant personality.

  • Dec 07, 2019

    She was fine.

  • Dec 06, 2019

    Dr. Ekstrom is a wonderful physician, I always feel listened to and understood by an empathetic ear. My mother who was also a pt of Dr. Eckstrom recently passed away and I don’t know what I would have done without her help through this journey. I am very thankful to have her as my Dr and friend

  • Dec 04, 2019

    Elizabeth Eckstorm internal medicine is the most thoughtful brilliant. Well informed internal medicine doctor. She thoughtful careful and knows the latest in prescribing different methods of either Rehabilitation of medications etc. She's very thorough very kind. She is engaged looks you in the eye and very engaging very excellent doctor I've recommended her too many people. She's the best. Very well informed. Thank you.

  • Nov 26, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom is professional and exceptionally knowledgeable in all aspects of comprehensive geriatric care.

  • Nov 26, 2019

    I trust Dr. Eckstrom. She dresses every issue and educates me to the choices involved in dealing with them. She challenges me to improve my fitness and diet. My overall health has improved in the years I have worked with her.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    Elizabeth Eckstrom is a phenomenal doctor and is very very thorough. I would recommend her to anyone. She is absolutely the very best you have. Thank you so much. Bye. Bye.

  • Nov 13, 2019


  • Oct 29, 2019

    OHSU is an overall star performer.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    I’ve been seeing Dr Eckstrom for years. She’s competent, thorough, and great interpersonally!

  • Oct 16, 2019

    Dr eckstrom is the most wonderful doctor she always takes time and listens. I have complete confidence in her as a physician and she also took wonderful care of my mother who recently passed away

  • Oct 16, 2019

    I feel that I have the best GP in the world. I love everything about her. She is smart, sympathetic, and funny. Everyone should have a doctor like Elizabeth Eckstrom.

  • Oct 10, 2019

    Elizabeth Eckstrom is the most compassionate intelligent doctor, physician that anyone could have she takes time. She gives you eye contact she's thorough. She never forgets anything and see. Is conservative in her? Medications and very much advocate of the Mediterranean diet and Tai Chi and things to make one age gracefully and healthy. Elizabeth extra MS the most interesting and intelligent physician I've ever been to. Thank you.

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom and her team take great interest in my health problems and takes the time does suggest and discuss remedies that might lessen my concerns and eventually solve most of my probems.

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom is extremely thorough and concerned about her patients. She takes the time to listen to her patients!

  • Oct 03, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom gave me a great deal of time and insight in my medical problems. Helped me enormously. Thank you.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Dr.Eckstrom is an extraordinary doctor. She is a great representative for OHSU and she has seen my family through numerous crises with [Name] and intelligence and strength and honesty. And I cannot say a better thing about her.

  • Sep 14, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom is the best. I feel very well taken care of. I'm lucky to have her as my doctor.

  • Sep 14, 2019

    She was very professional and I would highly recommend her to anyone. She was extremely thoughtful and caring.

  • Sep 12, 2019

    She is always happy to see you and has very good advise

  • Sep 12, 2019

    As a senior citizen, I feel so completely supported and uplifted by the outstanding care that I receive from Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom. Because of her care, I am able to enjoy all the activities of life that I wish to engage and participate in for my age.

  • Sep 12, 2019

    I had a wonderful experience with Dr Eckstrom again!! She listens, asks relevant questions, and provides excellent advice and caring.

  • Aug 29, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom provided me with excellent advice and guidance and I have the utmost confidence in her skills abilities and understanding.

  • Aug 27, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom supervised a thorough exam to ascertain my medical problems and made all necessary referrals. I was very pleased with the exam and with the resident physician, [Name]

  • Aug 23, 2019

    I see Elizabeth extra often and I have answer these questions about her three or four times really in the last 6 months. So I don't think really it's a good idea to give me such a frequent calls. Thank you.

  • Aug 21, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom is very attentive and helpful - in this case, she noted that I had spoken with an advice nurse over the weekend who had recommended a medication that Dr Eckstrom did not want me to take. She was right on it!

  • Aug 20, 2019

    Exceptional care.

  • Aug 10, 2019

    She was excellent, thorough, knowledgeable, caring and personable.

  • Aug 07, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom is very thorough and caring. And shelistens!

  • Aug 05, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom provided thoughtful and thorough assessment of my symptoms and developed a plan in response.

  • Aug 03, 2019

    excellent. She listens, takes the necessary time, answers questions to facilitate care.

  • Aug 01, 2019

    She is efficient, listens to questions, knowledgeable.

  • Jul 30, 2019

    She was on time, in touch with my history, caring, and very kind and knowledgeable.I can't say enough about what a pleasure it is to have her as my physician.

  • Jul 27, 2019

    I am very happy with Dr. Eckstrom She's an excellent doctor and listen carefully to what one says.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    My preexam with Mara was excellent and it was followed up with Dr. Elizabeth's exam. It is always an excellent office when I see Dr. Elizabeth.

  • Jul 06, 2019

    Very positive very wonderful felt like we were heard. Everything was great. Looking forward to a lasting relationship.

  • Jul 04, 2019

    I enjoyed my interaction with a medical student and, as always, with Dr. Eckstrom. They are a valuable asset to OHSU

  • Jun 28, 2019

    I was very pleased with my experience.

  • Jun 25, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom listens and she explains in non-medical terms. Very refreshing.

  • Jun 21, 2019

    As always, Dr. Eckstrom and her team were prompt, professional and took a personal interest. Full marks for her,the department, and OHSU.

  • Jun 20, 2019

    Elizabeth Eckstrom listens carefully to my health issues and works with me developing a treatment plan. She is knowledgeable, caring and understanding. She is the ideal primary care provider.

  • Jun 13, 2019

    Dr. Eckstrom is very good at listening to the patients, what they have on their mind and what's happening with their body. And then she is very with it in terms of recommending what should happen. She is such a good doctor. She seems to be very wise and very experienced.

  • Jun 13, 2019

    Dr Eckstrom is the epitome of a health care professional with compassion.

  • Jun 06, 2019

    Very pleasurable annual exam experience with Dr. Eckstrom, her assistant and her student.

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