Clinics: Women's Center

Frequently asked questions


Office hours

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Phone calls and after-hours questions

You can reach the CMH Women's Center by calling 503-338-7595. If you have a question for your doctor, your call will be forwarded to that doctor's nurse. If your call cannot be answered immediately, it will be returned as quickly as possible. 

If you need to speak with the on-call physician, please call 503-861-5504. If you have an emergency, please call 911.

Appointments

Please arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment, unless otherwise directed.

Prescriptions

For prescription refill requests, please call your pharmacist. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for this request to be completed.

Insurance and billing

At the Columbia Memorial Hospital Women's Center, we accept most insurances. If you do not have insurance, you can apply for the Oregon Health Plan by clicking here.  Some procedures and appointments or procedures may not be payable by your insurance. Please check with your carrier so you know what is covered and what isn't. For more information about our billing practices, please click here.

Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP)

The Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) helps low-income, uninsured and medically underserved women gain access to lifesaving screening programs for early detection of breast and cervical cancers. Each year, approximately 7,000 eligible women receive screening services. BCCP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Oregon and SW Washington affiliate, and the American Cancer Society. Columbia Memorial is a participating provider for the Oregon BCCP. For more information regarding eligibility or scheduling, please call the Women's Center at 503-338-7595.

My pregnancy test is positive. What do I do now?

Contact our office to schedule a new obstetrics visit. This visit is usually scheduled at 8 to 10 weeks from your last menstrual period and includes a complete physical examination with a pelvic exam. Lab studies, cervical cultures and a pap smear are also completed. A schedule of obstetrics visits will follow until delivery.  Click here to read our information book for expecting mothers, it should answer almost any questions you may have.