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 (212 Ratings, 89 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 (212 Ratings, 89 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

  • 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.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    Dr. Kevin Winthrop is an excellent physician and we like him a lot.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is very friendly. He really knows what he's talking about. And he does a good job. She takes time with patience and doesn't make you feel rushed.

  • Apr 11, 2019

    He provides quality, personal care.

  • Mar 22, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is one of the most incredible providers I've ever experienced. He's personable brilliant and helpful when it comes to questions that elude me.

  • Mar 20, 2019

    Always pleasant and caring.

  • Mar 13, 2019

    When first started over a year ago, wait time was longer. These last few visits have been very efficent & speedy. He never rushed me & answered all my questions.

  • Mar 09, 2019

    He is competent, attentive, affable, and has great support staff.

  • Mar 09, 2019

    I'm having a doctor Winthrop monitor the any progress on the MCA lung disease. Also participating in a study his assistant that's managing the collection of data has been very helpful. That's Andrea or Andy. Thought I'd good experience with taking. 4 or 5 evaluations in a short period time that made it very effectively so it does for had a very good experience having Dr. Winthrop and his staff investigate any potential progress or worsening of this illness.

  • Mar 07, 2019

    Attentive and prepared. Friendly and clearly told me what I needed to know. I was grateful that he took the time to talk with the pulmonologist who referred me to Dr. Winthrop. And I was put at my ease. A very positive experience. And Dr. Hilsendager was easy to talk with and listened carefully. Two approachable doctors.

  • Mar 01, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop had another doctor with him. Both of them were helpful, very helpful. Thank you.

  • Feb 27, 2019

    Excellent! They are the best.

  • Feb 26, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop explains things so that I understand them. He listens well and answers my questions. I like working with him.

  • Feb 18, 2019

    Very positive!

  • Feb 07, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop was kind and listened to all of my concerns. He answered all questions. He gave me choices regarding treatment.

  • Jan 31, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop was able to help me better understand my MAC infection. Some of my other doctors di not seem to have an understanding of the causes, treatments, and outcome of the disease.

  • Jan 28, 2019

    Providers there were very professional, very knowledgeable, very informative. I was very satisfied. But the assistant to Dr. Winthrop, Angela, she was outstanding, she was most helpful, and I really appreciate that.

  • Jan 26, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop was very informational on all of the things that we were working on. I appreciate that.

  • Jan 22, 2019

    I found Dr. Winthrop to be extremely knowledgeable and friendly and helpful and I had a wonderful visit and got a diagnosis and I was very impressed.

  • Jan 21, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is one of the best providers of health care I have ever met. He's personable. He's excellent. He's an expert in his field and I'm really appreciative of the care that he's provided me for the last 6 years.

  • Jan 20, 2019

    He is completely committed to his patient's care. I would see no one else for the care of my medical issue. He is the best!!

  • Jan 17, 2019

    I was happy to finally get answers to a medical problem I have had to live with for 15 years. Doctor's were easy going and spent lots of time with me.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    He spends time with me, is very thorough.

  • Jan 13, 2019

    Takes time. Approachable. Explains thoroughly. Uses his staff well. I enjoy and appreciate the visits.

  • Jan 13, 2019

    Expert care. Very personable and caring.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is a great doctor, there is not another doctor I'd rather have taking care of me.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Dr. Winthrop is easy to talk with and he explains things well. He is professional and kind and he hears what one says. I am so grateful he is taking care of my particular health issue in his chosen specialty.

  • Jan 06, 2019

    Kevin is a very real person. He presents itself not as someone superior to his patient but as an equal, and that's - that was greatly appreciated by me and my partner, and he's also,. of course, incredibly competent, incredibly wise and also has a good sense of humor. So being with him and talking about a serious illness could be a depressing thing. But Kevin makes it as good as it can be and I thank him for that.

  • Jan 05, 2019

    Doctor was very helpful with my issues. Took time to listen and answer all my questions. Our parking was also a # 10. Having someone to park your car was more than helpful. Everyone we came in contact with was cheerful and very polite.

  • Jan 01, 2019

    I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Winthrop, and am always grateful for the healthcare I receive at OHSU.

  • Dec 30, 2018

    I was very happy with my experience talking with Dr. Winthrop's and so that was very I was very thankful for all the information that he gave me.

  • Dec 30, 2018

    He's always excellent and very knowledgeable and very caring and doesn't excellent job.

  • Dec 21, 2018

    I am very happy with Dr. Winthrop. He has done a tremendous job over several years of being my doctor, and I am delighted to say that things have improved greatly. Thank you.

  • Dec 20, 2018

    I've been going to Dr. Winthrop for quite a number of years now so I know him very well. He's very easy to talk to. You tell anything to him and he'll help you and he's very capable. Thank you.

  • Dec 19, 2018

    Very positive!!

  • Dec 14, 2018

    Yes, I had a good experience with Kevin Winthrop on December 11th at my appointment. We discussed my participation in a medication study group. And also, Kevin arranged for having numerous tests to determine what the status of my MCA bacterial long infection, so I'm pretty confident in the care I'm getting from Kevin.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    Dr. Winthrop always explains things well, offers good suggestions for follow-up and listens to me when I ask questions.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    He seemed very informative and took plenty of time to explain and answer all my questions.

  • Dec 09, 2018

    Excellent care, kindness shown, consideration for the illness that [Name] is being treated for and we are greatly appreciative of Dr. Winthrop. Thank you.

  • Dec 03, 2018

    Dr Winthrop and his team are always thorough and helpful.

  • Dec 01, 2018

    Excellent care provider, extremely knowledgeable, made me feel well cared for, and that I am not just a number...

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Kevin Winthrop, Dr. Kevin Winthrop is a genius. He knows so much about his medical field and I wouldn't go it to anyone else in the country. And I don't need to keep.... if you can document this information, you don't have to keep checking with me when I see Dr. Winthrop because I think he's super outstanding. That's it.

  • Nov 28, 2018

    Excellent Doctor and help.

  • Nov 28, 2018

    I think that Kevin Winthrop is the best doctor I've ever had, and I totally love the man. He saved my life, and I can't say enough good things about him because he's a great doctor. Thank you.

  • Nov 08, 2018

    Kevin Winthrop is a very good listener. He has a lot of information and he tells it to me in a way that I can understand it. He answers my questions. He's very thoughtful about things and I feel like he's on top of my situation and I always look forward to my visits.

  • Nov 03, 2018

    Yes, I always have a lot of faith in Dr. Winthrop and also his nurse, Angela, and I feel that they are on top of my condition and I appreciate them very much and I think they're very good.

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