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

4.7 out of 5 (221 Ratings, 59 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

4.7 out of 5 (221 Ratings, 59 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

  • 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.

  • Dec 06, 2018

    I'm very lucky to have ended up with Rachel Postman. I think she's wonderful.

  • Nov 30, 2018

    She was very certain and efficient with her what my case was all about. She also had a feedback with Madeline, and I was very pleased with her. Yes. Thank you. Hello?

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Dr. Postman as always kind and caring and helpful. She makes sure to give us all the information that we need. She's very understanding and knowledgeable. Thank you.

  • Nov 21, 2018

    Dr. Postman is always very caring, understanding of my health problems and explains things very clearly. I would not wish to have any other provider, she's the best.!

  • Nov 19, 2018

    Rachel takes the time to listen and understand my issues. She recommends actions but in the end, doesn't force anything. She listens to my objections, addresses them as best she can and doesn't force medications. I like this.

  • Nov 18, 2018

    Very accommodating, very down to earth, very friendly, very nice. And would see her again if my doctor is not available.

  • Nov 17, 2018

    I believe she sometimes takes on bigger things than she knows but they are something that should be sent to a specialist. And thing get kind of put behind that should be looked at by someone else and taken care of.

  • Nov 08, 2018

    Dr. Postman is always available to listen to us. She's very patient, explains things in a very clear and easy manner for everyone to understand. She always return phone calls and has always made us feel better. She's an excellent doctor.

  • Nov 07, 2018

    She and her student were very thorough. I feel they found the source of my pain.

  • Nov 03, 2018

    As always she is attentive and thorough with my needs and concerns. She is professional and respectful.

  • Oct 27, 2018

    A great experience. Rachael is a wonderful doctor.

  • Sep 19, 2018

    She is un likely to pursue other testing to help with conclusion for a diagnosis and with previous test not able to draw diagnosis

  • Sep 11, 2018

    Rachael and I have great rapport. She always welcomes me warmly and makes me feel valued. She guides me sensibly with my health questions and acts curious about getting information to me that will be useful to consider what I need to do next. We work well together.Rachael feels more like a smart friend who sees me and cares about me.I love Rachael!!

  • Sep 08, 2018

    She takes care of all my problems health in her best ways. She's very patience, and listens to me very carefully because my English is not very good. My provider is the best I have ever

  • Sep 08, 2018

    She?s trustworthy and kind but due to silly constraints, her hands are tied and it?s frustrating that my pain can?t be contained ?

  • Sep 07, 2018

    She reviewed test results and discussed option. Her calm, respectful tone of voice allowed me a safe place to weigh options. I really appreciate her guidance and trust she has my best interest at heart.

  • Sep 06, 2018

    She listens to me and makes suggestions with me involved. She always remembers me with a smile and never makes me feel stupid for coming in. She is very caring.

  • Sep 06, 2018

    She's a very nice doctor and I would recommend myself going to anybody else. I'd rather stay with her.

  • Aug 27, 2018

    She?s an amazing doctor

  • Aug 27, 2018

    She's awesome as usual and the student nurse I really liked her she needs to hurry up and become a doctor

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Service, was great, painless!

  • Aug 21, 2018

    Dr. Postman was very helpful and very nice. Explained the whole process to me as well as all the options we had and could take and how long these processes would take.

  • Aug 15, 2018

    Yes. She's a great doctor. I would recommend her to anybody and she actually seems like she cares, which is rare, so I don't know what else you would want to hear but she definitely is a good doctor and I'd recommend her. Alright. Thanks.

  • Aug 15, 2018

    Okay *

  • Aug 15, 2018

    Excellent

  • Aug 10, 2018

    My experience with Rachel was a positive one because we were able to have an open conversation between me, my husband, and her. She was able to refer me to another provider which is Madeline. Madeline was able to provide me to the (INAUDIBLE) that I need. So by having that open connection and all this conversation I was able to get the help that I need and I really appreciated Rachel Bookman.

  • Aug 10, 2018

    Hey. I just want to say that she so patient, helpful and really took the time to get to know me and give me the help and support I needed. Highly recommend. Thank you.

  • Aug 09, 2018

    She's great.

  • Aug 09, 2018

    I am the wife of Humberto Felipe Lorenzo and my opinion is that she's a very good health provider, Dr. Guzman, who cared for him the 7th of August. We're very pleased with her.

  • Aug 09, 2018

    This is a really great provider. I am really grateful to her. She took action, she provided data, she was kind, understanding and fast, and I am really, really grateful for this kind of very high quality care.

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