Center for Women’s Health: Primary Care

Dr. Elizabeth Shih of OHSU's Center for Women's Health speaking with a female patient.
Our providers, including Dr. Elizabeth Shih, are dedicated to caring for women at every stage of life.

At the OHSU Center for Women’s Health, we know that women have unique health care needs. Here you’ll find care for every stage of your life. You will also find a comfortable, woman-centered space full of light and art. We offer:

  • Providers with advanced training in women’s health and primary care
  • Coordinated services at our Tier 4 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home
    • Comprehensive care for women across the lifespan
    • Seamless referrals to specialists at the Center for Women’s Health and across OHSU
  • A robust behavioral health program
    • Our Collaborative Care Model brings together therapy from our behavioral health manager and medication recommendations from our consulting psychiatrist.

Our team works together to care for you when you need us. We also offer:

  • Same-day or urgent appointments, offering an alternative to visiting an emergency room
  • After hours advice line
  • Extended hours
  • Virtual visits, using a secure video chat, for urgent care and follow-up care
  • Communication through MyChart.
Dr. Hetal Choxi pointing her finger and having a female patient follow the finger with her eyes as part of an exam.
Dr. Hetal Choxi enjoys building long-lasting relationships with her patients.

Your medical home

The Center for Women’s Health can serve as your medical home. That means we provide most of your health care and arrange for you to see specialists when needed. We work together with them to make sure all parts of your health are kept in mind. We are certified by the state of Oregon as a patient-centered primary care medical home.

Our services

We care for women and girls as young as 12. Many women make health care decisions for family members or loved ones. See more about how we can support you.

We will:

  • Listen to your concerns and answer your questions.
  • Help you play an active role in your health.
  • Assess your nonemergency illnesses and injuries.
  • Take care of your health through all the stages of your life.
  • Refer you to specialists when you need them.

You can see us for:

  • Annual exams and preventive screenings
  • Immunizations and vaccinations
  • New symptoms
  • Care for ongoing conditions
  • Treatment for anxiety, depression and other mental health issues
  • Managing your medication
  • General gynecologic care
  • Birth control counseling and prescriptions
  • Other contraceptive care, including placement of IUDs and Nexplanon
  • Sports physicals
  • Managing menopause symptoms
  • Minor illnesses and injuries
  • Your best health before and after pregnancy

Preventive care

In each decade of your life, check-ups and screenings can help you stay healthy.

Our primary care team

For patients

Current patients:

  • Schedule an appointment, including for the same day if needed, at 503-418-4500.
  • Arrange a virtual visit.
  • See test results, set appointments and communicate with your team through MyChart.

Our primary care team is closed to new patients.

Our fax number is 503-346-8536.


Parking is free for patients and their visitors.

Center for Women’s Health
808 S.W. Campus Drive
Portland, OR 97239
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