Headshot photo of Meera Kanakia, RN, M.S.N., ANP-C<span class="profile__pronouns"> (she/her)</span>

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Meera Kanakia, RN, M.S.N., ANP-C (she/her)

Not currently accepting patients

  • Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine


  • Family Medicine

Special focus

  • Women's Health

Locations and contact

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About me

Meera Kanakia became a nurse practitioner to work closely with people and truly influence their health and well-being. She enjoys the challenge of staying up-to-date in a field that is constantly changing. She is especially excited about developments in women's health — a field she is passionate about.

Along with providing excellent primary care, Kanakia strives to be an information resource for her patients by staying updated about the latest health advances.

She came to Portland from Connecticut and chose OHSU because of its excellent reputation. She also wanted to work in an academic institution that offers opportunities for teaching and learning as well as patient care.

When she's not working, Kanakia loves to be outdoors — running, hiking, exploring different neighborhoods and meeting new people. She also loves to read.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • B.S., 2002, University of Connecticut
    • R.N., 2005, University of Connecticut
    • M.S.N., 2008, University of Connecticut
  • Certifications

    • ANCC certification- adult nurse practitioner, 2008

Memberships and associations:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society for Nursing
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (177 Ratings, 89 Reviews)

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