Kevin Winthrop M.D., M.P.H.

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Professor OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5 (292 Ratings, 132 Comments)


  • Infectious Disease
  • Ophthalmology

Special focus on

  • Infectious Disease
  • Ophthalmology


  • M.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon 1998
  • M.P.H., Univerisity of California at Berkeley, Berkeley California 2003
  • Residency:

    • Stanford University
    • Legacy Emanuel Health Systems, Portland, Oregon
  • Fellowship:

    • National Jewish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
    • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Dr. Winthrop specializes in international ophthalmology, public health and infectious disease epidemiology with an emphasis in mycobacterial diseases and opportunistic infections associated with rheumatic disease and immunosuppressive therapies. He has a special focus in:

Chronic chest infections of all etiology, including mycobacteria The prevention and treatment of infections associated with Biologics and other Immunosuppressive therapies Tuberculosis of the eye (Ophthalmology)

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Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (292 Ratings, 132 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 06, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is an excellent doctor, very knowledgeable and is good about answering all my questions.

  • Nov 23, 2019

    Very positive experience!!

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Very pleasant. Not rushed.

  • Nov 08, 2019

    He's very good.

  • Nov 06, 2019

    A+ on all counts (Doctor, office staff and hospital staff). No complaints.

  • Oct 30, 2019

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  • Oct 25, 2019

    Kevin Winthrop's office is fantastic. All of the people working with him and for him and he is an excellent doctor.

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Kevin Winthrop is an excellent doctor and I enjoy going to him he's always very friendly and so is his staff and they tell me exactly what is the prognosis of my illness and I hope that he's around as long as I am. Anyway, thank you.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is a very personable and patient centered physician. He has helped me understand my disease process and the latest recommendations to control it. I would recommend him and OHSU to anyone with a difficult disease.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    Yes, Dr. Winthrop is very very thorough and very nice. He's personable and he tries to do everything that he possibly can to help the individual.

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is an excellent physician. I am always highly satisfied with the care, communication, and time that he takes to explain everything relevant to my health issues.

  • Sep 25, 2019

    Excellent communication, very thorough!

  • Sep 21, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is always very pleasant and charming, as well as the staff there. I feel confident I'm in the best place to handle the disease I have.

  • Sep 20, 2019

    My name is [Name]  Kevin Winthrop has been my physician for many years, and has been so wonderful and helpful with my lung situation, and I can't think of how lucky I am to have him on my care. I appreciate him his entire staff and everyone else in that department. Thank you so much for calling. [Name]

  • Sep 15, 2019

    Always verygoof

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Spent an hour with me going over the issues, solving most, making a plan for the rest.

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Very nice,very concerned about me and my situation. Filled very happy to be treated by this group! Huge appreciation to Doctor,assistant,nurse.

  • Sep 09, 2019

    Dr. Kevin Winthrop is one of the most intelligent. Knowledgeable in infectious disease doctor that I've ever met. He is a wonderful caregiver, and I would recommend him. to other people That's it.

  • Sep 07, 2019

    I felt comfortable and confident seeing the doctor. The only thing I would like to have done was to go over my meds. The list you have was very old and not accurate. I did bring a current list and all my meds. It would have been helpful for the doctor to know this. It was only later that I realized what list he was referring to.

  • Sep 07, 2019

    Friendly, answered all my questions.

  • Sep 07, 2019

    Excellent. Took time to answer all my questions.

  • Aug 10, 2019

    I have a lot of confidence in Dr. Winthrop and his care team in treating my mycobacterial infection. He takes his time during our appts. and does a great job of explaining details of my health issues and treatment in terms that I can understand. I feel fortunate to have someone who is an expert in the infectious disease specialty handling my health care.

  • Aug 05, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop has offered lots of support with my condition.

  • Aug 03, 2019

    Knowledgeable, listens, explains situation well. I feel fortunate to have him involved with my care.

  • Jul 31, 2019

    Excellent doctor and staff who provide understandable information about my health and how I should proceed in the future.

  • Jul 31, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop listens and is knowledgeable and also puts in the humanity factor. We travel, as other pts. do as well, and we are grateful. His staff is kind, helpful, and know how to communicate the correct information.I am not fearful which is huge for a patient. The visits are actually pleasant. Dr. Winthrop has chosen a difficult specialty and yet makes a pt. feel fine about how things are moving along. This is not found very often in the medical arena.

  • Jul 27, 2019

    Quality medical support

  • Jul 26, 2019

    Dr Winthrop is very personable and always takes his time to answer all of my questions. He shows a genuine interest in my well being. He does an excellent job of explaining issues regarding my health and treatment plan.

  • Jul 22, 2019

    Very reassuring and kind. Doesn?t act in a hurry. Explains things well.

  • Jul 17, 2019

    He communicates in understandable terms usually. Seems to really care, is very encouraging. I do not have any negative impressions at all. We have bonded pretty well.

  • Jul 15, 2019

    He is an excellent doctor and... he's just an excellent doctor. Thank you.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Always excellent and very informative. And you leave feeling you know what the progress is. Excellent, excellent rating.

  • Jul 11, 2019

    I was 2 hours late arriving as we had a flat tire on the way to the appointment. Dr. Winthrop, instead of cancelling the appointment and rescheduling was able to squeeze me in to his very busy schedule. He always takes his time explaining things and answers your questions. Would highly recommend him

  • Jul 10, 2019

    one of the most knowledgeable doctors I have ever been to

  • Jul 06, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is very knowledgeable, thorough, caring and a very good listener.

  • Jul 05, 2019

    Dr Winthrop was warm, approachable, attentive, answered all of my questions. We were able to work out a plan for upcoming treatment. I was very comfortable and grateful.

  • Jul 01, 2019

    My experience with Dr. Winthrop was in very good. He explained to me exactly what infection I had and what I needed to do to help, you know, figure out what to do to clear it up if possible and....and kind of get me on the right course and understand the situation better, since I had never heard of it before and all and all, I was really impressed by him and his whole office. They ran very well together, they all worked really well together and explained everything step-by-step, showing me what my lungs looked like on the computer if they were normal, compared to if..... compared to what they look like now, so I got a very good idea of the infection in my lungs and the what to do for it, so I was really appre*

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Yes, I am always have been impressed with Dr. Winthrop. I think he's a great doctor. I think he's very knowledgeable and he's taken care ... well care of me. So yes, I will ... I rate him a 10.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Thanks for the very good service.

  • Jun 27, 2019

    Dr Winthrop has a great bedside manner. He listens to his patients, takes the time to explain what his plan is for you. Answered all my questions.

  • Jun 03, 2019


  • May 29, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is a great provider; always pleasant, answers all questions, and listens to you.

  • May 29, 2019

    Kevin Winthrop is a phenomenal doctor and I appreciate him greatly. He's always very friendly. He answers my questions. He gives me the medication that I need, and he saved my life in diagnosing me correctly, and has been being very conscientious about letting me know exactly where I stand with all the tests that I have taken, and I really appreciate Dr. Winthrop beyond words. I couldn't have a better doctor in my thinking than Kevin Winthrop. So thank you very much for letting me tell you how much I appreciate him and OHSU. Thank you.

  • May 10, 2019

    Very caring and attentive .

  • May 03, 2019

    I have been a patient of Dr. Winthrop's for approx. 2 years and feel confident that he is doing his very best to address my health issues. His infectious disease expertise and research capabilities have been invaluable throughout the treatment process. His team is responsive and compassionate.

  • May 01, 2019

    Dr Winthrop goes the extra mile to help his patients. We value him. All of his staff are exceptional. [Name] n [Name]

  • May 01, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is sincere, kind, and very knowledgeable. He treats everyone with dignity and respect in a difficult specialty. I trust him.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    Very comprehensive and through.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    Dr Winthrop is not only an expert in his field, he is consistently helpful, cheerful and encouraging. He is the only doctor I dealt with for my diagnosis that gave me hope. His staff is wonderful too.

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