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Rita Swartzwelder, M.D.

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  • Resident Physician, Family Medicine

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About me

Dr. Rita Swartzwelder (she/her) was born and raised in North Carolina where she grew to love the mountains, the beaches and the barbecue. She is looking forward to exploring everything the Pacific Northwest and Portland have to offer (especially food and coffee). Dr. Swartzwelder attended Oberlin College, studying Law and Society, before returning to North Carolina and completing medical school at UNC School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include reproductive health/family planning, obstetrics, care of families across the lifespan, LGBTQ+ health, addiction medicine and health equity.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2022, UNC School of Medicine
    • B.A., 2015, Oberlin College
  • Residency

    • Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2022
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