Julie N. Graff MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5 (147 Ratings, 42 Comments)


  • Cancer

Special focus on

  • Prostate Cancer


  • M.D., George Washington University, 0 2003
  • Residency:

    • Internal medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2006
  • Fellowship:

    • Hematology and medical oncology, Oregon Health & Science University, 2009
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006


Dr. Graff specializes in prostate cancer care. She trained under Dr. Tomasz Beer, a well-known prostate cancer researcher and clinician. Her research interests include determining how some prostate cancers resist chemotherapy drugs. She recently presented her research findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. She has also designed a clinical trial examining the use of immunotherapy early in metastatic prostate cancer. Dr. Graff enjoys dividing her time between caring for the country's veterans at the Portland VA Medical Center and seeing patients at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Graff is also a volunteer at the Wallace Medical Concern, an urgent care clinic for the uninsured. She and her husband watch many movies and enjoy eating out. She is an avid reader and also writes short stories.

OHSU Connections article
Clinical trials offer new hope for advanced prostate cancer


  • English
  • Spanish (some)

Memberships and associations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (147 Ratings, 42 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

  • Mar 17, 2019

    Very capable kind of excellent listener, and I'm sure I confident Dr.

  • Mar 14, 2019

    Great doctor, empathy is always on display. She is one of the reasons I have lasted so long!

  • Mar 08, 2019

    Relaxed, pleasant, confident, answers any questions that I have. I trust in Dr. Graff to help me beat this cancer!

  • Mar 07, 2019

    First rate care

  • Mar 07, 2019

    Dr.Graff and her team of professionals are so wonderful to work with. They all answer our questions and truly care how my cancer treatments are affecting me and my wife.

  • Feb 16, 2019

    Gave me and my wife excellent, clear advice, listened carefully to my concerns, and responded thoughtfully.

  • Jan 31, 2019

    My experience was really good and I trust her as my doctor.

  • Jan 25, 2019

    She's absolutely excellent, I think Julie Graff is an exceedingly capable medical person and I enjoy her very much.

  • Jan 25, 2019

    Julie Graff is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She is keeping me alivewith my cancer I can't praise Julie enough. Thank you.

  • Jan 24, 2019

    Dr. Graff is a wonderful doctor.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Outstanding!! Dr Graff is top notch, very engaging, likeable and professional!

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Three appointments lined up back to back through the day. All went well and was very happy to get all the business done in a single day.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Always a pleasure !

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Dr Graff takes the time to answer any and all questions my wife and I have. She is interested in me as a patient and person. We talk about a longer term plan as well as how things are now. She listens to understand and makes sure we get the answers we need.

  • Jan 04, 2019

    Hi, this is [Name] talking about Julie Graff. She's great. I really enjoy it. She's very thorough, we go over all the stuff, and it's very, very good. She's a great doctor. Thank you.

  • Dec 14, 2018

    Doctor Graff was clear and helpful and created a great environment

  • Dec 09, 2018

    Dr. Graff is an amazing doctor. She's kept me alive for about 7 years. She has an excellent manner about her. She's just extremely nice. She's very, very thorough. She keeps me abreast of all the current therapies for cancer. She's very... she seems to know very much about all the different therapies being used for cancer such as immuneo therapy and chemotherapy and loop Ron therapy. I... I just feel very, very comfortable having her as my doctor and I couldn't be happier. And so she's... she's... she's just fantastic.

  • Nov 15, 2018

    My name is [Name] Julie Graff is as good an oncologist as I could've ever expected to have on my side while I work my way through cancer. She is always prepared, she's upbeat, she's truthful, she clarifies anything that I need to get clarified. She relates to my wife and me as though we were human beings or friends and not objects of her medical attention. I look forward to my visits with her and I would recommend her instantly to anybody who's in my position with advanced prostate cancer.

  • Nov 02, 2018

    Julie is thorough, compassionate, intelligent, takes time to listen, addresses all your concerns and needs, and overall, is an outstanding physician. Thank you.

  • Nov 01, 2018

    Excellent care

  • Oct 25, 2018

    Professional, empathetic and caring! You can't ask for more in a Doctor!

  • Oct 12, 2018

    Dr was very personable and informative.

  • Oct 04, 2018

    Dr. Graff is a very caring, very professional outstanding physician. I feel extremely fortunate to have her in charge of my care team for my clinical trial.

  • Sep 19, 2018

    Always interested, always concerned, professional in every way.

  • Sep 12, 2018

    Knowledgeable, polite, kind, caring.

  • Sep 12, 2018

    Knowledgeable Doctor, kind and caring. A good listener too!

  • Sep 07, 2018

    Very helpful provider.

  • Sep 07, 2018

    I really liked meeting with Julie. She's ? really good at what she does, very empathetic and a great doctor and researcher. I appreciate her help.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Yeah I really like Dr. Graff, very great bedside manner, seemed generally concerned and interested in my case and it was a very good experience under the circumstances, I have cancer, so there you go but she was great. Thanks.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Yeah, my experience with Julie has always been very positive and she listens to me and responds to what I need, besides her obvious depth of knowledge and (INAUDIBLE) which are the most important thing, her people skills are excellent, she relates to me and my family and what can I say about that and where I am in the stage of dealing with this disease, that is so important to me and my wife, so I can't thank her well enough.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Dr. Graff is an exceptional physician. She is a very good listener, she gives quality feedback, she's well qualified; I'm familiar with her research and I have only the highest regard for her.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Provided more than enough time for questions. Very knowledgeable;thoughtful and considered; pleasant personality.

  • Aug 15, 2018

    Dr. Graff is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise difficult world. She is able to deliver even the most difficult news in a compassionate manner that offers all of my medical options in a realistic yet optimistic scenario.

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  • Aug 01, 2018

    I've been see Doctor Graff for over 6 years, she's competent, always caring, I don't think I could ask for a better oncologist or better doctor, I think she's terrific - that's all.

  • Jul 25, 2018

    Dr. Graph is a phenomenal physician. She's professional, competent, very caring and knowledgeable and she always keeps your upper thoughts in her inner mind. She's very compassionate in that regard, I would recommend her for anybody. Thank you.

  • Jul 25, 2018

    Dr Graff is very patient oriented. She listens and is patient. It is difficult to absorb all the issue surrounding treating/curing cancer but she takes the time to explain and is honest about what is still unknown.

  • Jul 25, 2018

    I found the staff to be professional and through, to that point, the procedure was above the normal exam at a regular dentist office.

  • Jul 10, 2018

    Excellent, team work , caring, concerned and willing to do all to extend my life

  • Apr 24, 2018

    Dr Graff is outstanding! I have all the confidence in her and her care for me!

  • Jan 15, 2018

    Dr Graff is outstanding! Very knowledgeable and compassionate. Great listener who elicits trust and confidence! I am fortunate to have her as my Cancer Doctor!!

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