Rachael O. Postman D.N.P., F.N.P.

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Faculty profile
  • Family medicine at Richmond

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.6 out of 5 (254 Ratings, 81 Comments)

Expertise

  • Family Medicine

Special focus on

  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care (Family Medicine)

Education

  • B.A., The Evergreen State College 2004
  • B.S.N., Oregon Health & Science University 2007
  • M.S.N., Oregon Health & Science University 2013
  • D.N.P., Oregon Health & Science University 2014
  • Residency:

    • Family nurse practitioner DNP clinical practicum, Oregon Health & Science University family medicine at Richmond, 2014
  • Certifications:

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2013

Biography

Rachael enjoys caring for patients of all ages, building long-lasting relationships with families, and promoting healthy lifestyle choices. For example, she has collaborated with local farmers to bring a fresh produce stand to the clinic in order to promote and increase access to healthy food choices.

Her doctoral work involved health literacy interventions at Richmond, efforts that have helped the clinic staff to improve how they communicate with patients.

When not caring for her patients she enjoys gardening, cooking, salsa dancing, volunteering, and spending time with her family.

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Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Patient Ratings

4.6 out of 5 (254 Ratings, 81 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 11, 2019

    Dr. Postman is thorough and knowledgeable and kind.

  • Jul 09, 2019

    She seemed to know what she was doing, and was a friendly, intelligent human.

  • Jul 04, 2019

    Dr Postman is Amazing she always makes time to answer and questions and your appointment never rushed.

  • Jun 27, 2019

    This is my first time with this provider, and she was very thorough.

  • Jun 25, 2019

    She was friendly, competent, punctual, and looked up my detailed medication side effect questions to make sure I got the most up to date information.

  • Jun 22, 2019

    Dr. Postman always strives to make all medical questions clear.

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Rachael is a very good Doctor. I had some concerns about my heart surgery. She pulled up my file and the notes and explained them to me. And explained a few reasons why my feet might feel numb. And I went in for have my blood pressure checked and she took the time at 5 o'clock to make me feel comfortable. We will miss her while she is on maternity leave.

  • Jun 13, 2019

    Racheael, Dr. Postman, Rachael Postman is great doctor. She's caring. She's really clear about what you should be doing with yourself. She she's clear she's just a really good doctor, I mean what else can I say? She's a great doctor.

  • Jun 13, 2019

    Absolutely satisfied with the attention and professionalism.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    Rachel Postman has been a great provider. She always lets me know firsthand what the problem is, if the issues I've been having can be solved immediately or if I need to be recommended for a specialist. She knows that I don't like taking medicine so she also, you know tries to work ways around what would be good without taking medicine and she's really patient and understanding of my conditions even though a lot of my conditions require medicine and I don't like to take medicine. So I know that I can be a difficult patient. She's been very patient and understanding and kind and I like her as a doctor and a person.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    She was very prompt and very thorough and very friendly I would recommend her to anybody.

  • Jun 09, 2019

    I love her!

  • Jun 08, 2019

    Really great,made me feel extremely comfortable to the point of making me show my vulnerability. Really the first provider to do so.

  • Jun 08, 2019

    Rachel's great. She's very present in all visit. She is efficient, but doesn't seem hurried and I have the sense that there's continuity from visit to visit that she knows me as one of her patients and I appreciate it.

  • Jun 06, 2019

    She is incredibly talented in staying fully present. Her thoughtfulness and knowledge about appropriate treatments to make my symptoms more manageable is greatly appreciated. I never feel blamed for my hesitancy, indecision, or emotions. I feel like she has partnered with me to alleviate my symptoms, and I trust her with my care and my children's care.

  • Jun 05, 2019

    Both Dr Postman and her student were both amazing.Explained everything and the plan going forward

  • May 23, 2019

    Dr. Postman is great, she really listens to you and gives advice on how to help, her whole staff is friendly and supportive.

  • May 21, 2019

    I would just like to say that I love Rachel I really do but I think she needs to she needs to give me my medication that I need and give me what I need and not what she thinks I need to have and I don't like that about her.

  • May 18, 2019

    She did a great job.

  • May 15, 2019

    I've been with Rachel now for over 2 years and with me being as sick as I am I can't see putting my care in anybody else's hands. She's an amazing very very trusting care provider and I am so glad she's mine.

  • May 14, 2019

    The entire staff is always polite and professional.

  • May 13, 2019

    Care and treatment was very thorough, and professional. I enjoy being able to have all my care and records through one provider.

  • May 06, 2019

    This provider was very thorough and really took her time with my 12 year old daughter.

  • Apr 24, 2019

    Kind and attentive as always.

  • Apr 19, 2019

    Rachael Postman is one of the most compassionate people I've ever met. She has special quality to make anybody, at least me, feel comfortable to let her...tell her anything. I'm very thankful and happy and glad to work with Rachael Postman. She is the best doctor that OHSU has, by far.

  • Apr 18, 2019

    Rachael is very attentive, a great listener, and seems to genuinely care and connect. She provides opportunities for treatment without judgement or pressure.

  • Apr 14, 2019

    Very informative and friendly. Made my feel comfortable and was able to answer questions I didn't even know I had.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    Hello, the doctor was very caring very ... she listened. She was very easy to talk to. I enjoyed the visit with her. She put me at ease on a lot of things and she's a great doctor. Thank you.

  • Apr 13, 2019

    She doesn't listen to what the patient has to say. Goes more on goes I guess what she thinks things are. I guess that's it. Bye now.

  • Apr 11, 2019

    Provider was very courteous respect respect for the patient to be treated the new patient very well caring. And I was very impressed with her work. Thank you.

  • Mar 14, 2019

    I love Rachel!

  • Feb 27, 2019

    Although I did have to wait about 45 minutes past my appointment, I feel that my provider gave me the care I needed.

  • Feb 22, 2019

    Thank you so much. Thank you. Thank you.

  • Feb 13, 2019

    professional, personable, unhurried

  • Feb 12, 2019

    Friendly staff.

  • Feb 08, 2019

    Rachel always listens, make sure that I feel heard, and is thorough and caring. Best doctor I’ve ever had!

  • Feb 08, 2019

    Rachael was very present with my daughter. She genuinely cares, listens to her, is engaged, expressive, easy to relate to, makes my daughter feel comfortable and cared for, smiles and laughs, explains things in a way that is easy to make sense of, is patient and thorough. I just can't say enough good things about her.

  • Feb 06, 2019

    Yeah, I came over from Kaiser. I was doing the tapering off of the methadone of a pain clinic medicine I was receiving, and I wasn't getting anywhere tapering off Kaiser, and I went to to Rachael and she saved my life. And bottom line. Thank you very much, Rachael Postman.

  • Jan 27, 2019

    Dr. Postman is great - she listens, doesn't judge and is very helpful.

  • Jan 26, 2019

    Rachael was really great. She was super welcoming and attentive and offered me range of different care options from nutrition the counseling to quitting smoking. Just whatever I wanted help with. She was ready to provide information and I thought she was great. Thank you.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    She was great and we appreciate her.

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Dr. Postman is a very thorough provider, she checks all symptoms and is always helpful.

  • Jan 14, 2019

    I came in yesterday from my appointment. I messed up on the time and instead of Dr. Flex I got Dr. Rachel. She's great. You know really she took the time to listen. She told me what's happening with my body and the problem having stuff. I'll admit I was a little leery, so used to Dr. Clarks, but talking to Rachel, she was great. Let me know that girl. She definitely deserves a 10. She's nice. She's kind. She's courteous and I like her, I never have a problem worried about you know, how good is my doctor.

  • Jan 13, 2019

    I think she's done a wonderful job for me. She's very considerate and very accurate. I'm very happy with her.

  • Jan 12, 2019

    She is great. Really cares knows what she's doing. Still young. Might need to be a little bit more...each case, but I'm sure that's really hard for her, but she really cares, and I...except for maybe still needing to learn a little bit more...a very little bit more, and take everything serious. I think that that does it.

  • Jan 11, 2019

    Doctor is always great, nursing staff and support staff are very good

  • Jan 07, 2019

    Rachel Postman is one of the best providers I have ever had. She is very good at listening and asking the right questions. She doesn't waste time trying to convince you to do things you can't do. She spends as much time as it takes to get the job done.

  • Jan 06, 2019

    She was extremely polite. She was extremely helpful, she was extremely respectful and non-judgmental. She was a very, very good provider and she diagnosed me directly because the antibiotics are working, and I believe that you guys' facility is just - it's renowned and you guys are very non-judgmental. I feel safe there and just for everyone that I'm come into contact with there. So yeah. There you go.

  • Dec 23, 2018

    She was extremely knowledgeable and thorough. I felt very informed regarding the issues I was concerned about. She provided me with alot of information to research and consider.

  • Dec 07, 2018

    I felt Rachel was extremely thorough. I had seen her a few weeks prior. She reinforced that I needed to meet my appointment with sports medicine, which I did today, and I plan on switching from Alison Fox to Rachel Postman as my primary care.

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