Sara B. JohnsenM.S., C.G.C.

  • Certified genetic counselor


  • Genetics
  • OB/GYN
  • Perinatology

Special focus on

  • Genetic Counseling (OB/GYN)
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

I see patients at


Sara is a board-certified genetic counselor with over a decade of experience educating, supporting, and advocating for patients and their loved ones. She specializes in caring for people and couples considering pregnancy and throughout their prenatal journey. Sara joined OHSU in 2007 after earning her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Colorado at Denver. She is a native of Eastern Washington and a graduate of the University of Portland.

In her spare time, Sara enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and sampling the amazing food and wine of the region.


  • B.S., 2001, University of Portland
  • M.S., 2006, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Genetic Counseling


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • National Association of Genetic Counselors