Olga Senashova M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine

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4.9 out of 5 (312 Ratings, 143 Comments)


Dr. Senashova completed her undergraduate studies at Portland State University and her medical training at OHSU School of Medicine. She completed Internal Medicine residency at Providence St. Vincent Hospital in Portland and then returned to OHSU to complete a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

She was involved in several basic science research projects earlier in her career and during fellowship. After her fellowship, Dr. Senashova has spent 5 years in private clinical practice in Portland and now she has returned to OHSU to join the Otolaryngology team to narrow her focus and pursue her interest in thyroid cancer diagnosis, surveillance and treatment.  

Her interests outside of medicine include traveling with her family, skiing, and camping all of which make Portland is a great place to be!

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Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (312 Ratings, 143 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

  • Jul 19, 2019


  • Jul 17, 2019

    The the dr. Was quite thorough and very friendly.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Doctor olga is a excellent doctor she is very intelligent something you do not see alot of these days with doctors she explained everything and made my biopsy as painless as possible . We need Doctors more like her

  • Jul 12, 2019

    My doctor is so considerate of your feelings and she takes so much time answering questions and made me feel so comfortable and confident in my diagnosis and what the future brings. She does not rush our appointment and I go from so nervous entering the room after my scans to feeling so comfortable with all the knowledge she provides me. She is AMAZING and I feel very grateful to have her as my thyroid physician.

  • Jul 11, 2019

    My Doctor And her assistant made ALL the difference during my biopsy procedure. They in every way made my experience a positive one.Thank you

  • Jul 03, 2019

    It was a good experience. As stressful as getting a thyroid biopsy is, she put my mind at ease and was friendly, informative, and empathetic.

  • Jul 02, 2019

    Dr. Senashova is wonderful...caring, thorough, superb professional experience!

  • Jul 01, 2019

    She was very informative, she took her time, she answered both my husband and my questions very thoroughly, and I left very comfortable knowing we had a plan.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Dr. Senashova is kind and thorough doctor. She's very professional but very warm. She monitors my lab tests when I'm not even in the office and sends me a note if she wants me to increase the medication or decrease it, and I know that she's got her eye out for me. I very very much like her and I think that she's one of the top professionals in the building. Thank you very much.

  • Jun 27, 2019

    The doctor was extremely nice and explained everything to me. She had a great sense of humor and made me feel at ease which really helped because I have bad anxiety when it comes to medical procedures.

  • Jun 26, 2019


  • Jun 26, 2019

    Dr. Senashova was very informative. She let me know what she was doing every step of the way. She was as gentle as she could be with doing an invasive procedure. Her assistance Maria was also very thoughtful.

  • Jun 22, 2019

    Very good!

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Dr. Shindo is compassionate, kind and skilled. She is the best.

  • Jun 20, 2019

    Dr. Olga was very friendly and took time to listen to my concerns. The staff was also extremely helpful.

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Excellent people skills as well as professional skills. The nurse was excellent as well.

  • Jun 14, 2019

    Dr. Sensashova is always thorough and kind.

  • Jun 13, 2019

    Yes, this provider has really taken a lot of my anxiety away telling me and explaining to me truthfully how my thyroid is growing or not growing. I have a lot of value and what she tells me. Thank you.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    Friendly, thoughtful, and provides clear explanations.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    Dr. Olga was very professional very efficient. And I think she did the job very well.

  • Jun 07, 2019

    Yes. My (INAUDIBLE) Dr. Senashova was wonderful. She have another patient. She explain me very well what I need to do, and that's the best way I can said, she's great. Thank you.

  • Jun 03, 2019

    This provider gives clear and knowledgeable responses to questions. She understands and can explain how different systems in your body interact and what symptoms mean. My husband and I always leave appointments with this provider feeling relieved that I have at least one doctor that treats us like whole human beings and not just the disease.

  • Jun 03, 2019

    I found Olga to be extremely caring and gentle and knowledgeable. She was very precise and just gave you that feeling of complete..... being..... completely being cared for. I felt very confident in her abilities and I would recommend her to anybody.

  • May 31, 2019

    She was wonderful - very competent, caring, and personable. I was very impressed with her and would highly recommend her!

  • May 23, 2019

    Olga is special she tries hard to help people as best as she can and I trust the information she gave me. And I don't always trust doctors so that says a very lot and I would go back to her and I would refer people back to her and I will go back to her again. That's it.

  • May 18, 2019

    She is knowledgeable, through and cordial

  • May 18, 2019

    She's a wonderful provider. I feel like I owe my life to her. She's been there for me for the last 4 years, and hopefully I will be able to continue to have services from her. She's very caring and very empathetic and she ... I feel like she gives me the best care that I could have ever received. Thank you.

  • May 17, 2019

    Dr. Senashova made me feel comfortable and explained the procedure thoroughly.

  • May 17, 2019

    Dr. Senashova listens carefully, talks through what is known and not known about my condition, lays out all the options and her recommendation and then listens to my choice. I am lucky to have her.

  • May 15, 2019

    Dr. Senashova was very kind, very diligent. She explained what was going on. I had come in for a second opinion and she explained everything that the first doctor did not and she made me feel very comfortable in a situation that I had not been comfortable in before. I was very happy and decided to change my service over to Dr. Senashova.

  • May 14, 2019

    Doctor explained my ultrasound results. She was also kind in listening about some other family issues.

  • May 13, 2019

    Very thorough and detailed and took the time to explain everything to me.

  • May 13, 2019

    My experience was quality start to finish. Dr. Senashova listened intently to my concerns and provided me with a clear explanation and recommendation. Very refreshing. Very professional.

  • May 11, 2019

    Dr,Senasova follows up to confirm or eliminate a a possible diagnosis and informs me of the outcomes of tests.

  • May 02, 2019

    Love Dr. Senashova. She is so thorough and sweet with her patients.

  • Apr 30, 2019

    As someone who is very nervous at any Medical apt the doctor was very patient and took the time to fully explain her diagnosis and the reasons for her recommended course of treatment.

  • Apr 27, 2019

    She was nice, friendly, informative and very knowledgable.

  • Apr 22, 2019

    Dr. Senashova is kind compassionate. She takes time with you help you to understand your condition helps you to understand the options available for treatment and is all around just an awesome person and provider.

  • Apr 20, 2019

    I really like how she explains everything in detail.

  • Apr 20, 2019

    Explained things thoroughly and was very kind. Made me feel like she cared about my case and figuring out the best options for me.

  • Apr 19, 2019

    Information on procedure explained thoroughly and accomplished as stated. Inquiries addressed and supported via cyber. Should have asked and/or provided copies of documents concerning visit.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    She took any amount of time necessary to answer my questions which I appreciate

  • Apr 13, 2019

    I was very, very pleased. I was afraid when I made the appointment. I would go back as many times as needed. Thank you.

  • Apr 12, 2019

    Very professional

  • Apr 07, 2019

    My Provider is very knowledgeable and informative.

  • Apr 06, 2019

    Very positive experience! Everyone from check-in to clinic room were very professional and friendly.

  • Apr 04, 2019

    Olga Senashova is very warm and easy to talk to. Extremely brilliant and competent. Her assistant Maria is equally wonderful.

  • Apr 03, 2019

    Very good appointment with the Dr and associate discussing RAI treatment.

  • Apr 01, 2019

    She listened, she was informed about what came before my referral to her and about my past medical tests, she was informed about alternatives for me, she explained her recommended course of action clearly, she was patient, answered my questions and was respectful.

  • Mar 26, 2019

    She was very nice and ask questions and gave me simple and direct answers I could understand and told me if I needed help please call. They even got me in early so I didn't have to wait over and hour in between appointments everyone was kind and helpful. Thank you

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