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Nameeta Penkar Richard, M.D.


Specialty: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Sub Specialties: Pediatrics, Board-certified

Clinical Interests: Blood Disorders, Cancer, Clotting Disorders, Germ cell tumors, Hemoglobinopathies, Histiocytosis, Leukemia, Lymphedema, Neuroblastoma, Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Tumors, Wilms tumor

Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages

Gender: Female


Dr. Nameeta Penkar Richard was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed her internship and pediatric residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She moved to the Pacific Northwest for her Pediatric Hematology/Oncology training at Oregon Health and Science University. During her fellowship training, she was awarded the St. Baldricks Foundation Fellow grant and the Umpqua Bank Innovation Award for Pediatric Cancer Research for her T-cell leukemia research. She also received an international elective grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health where she worked at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on the pediatric oncology ward. Dr. Richard specializes in caring for children with cancer and blood disorders and greatly values her relationship with children and families facing challenges. Her clinical interests include leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumors (neuroblastoma, germ cell tumors, Wilms tumor, and hepatoblastoma), bone and soft tissue sarcomas, and histiocytosis. Dr. Richard also has an interest in taking care of patients with hemoglobinopathies and clotting disorders. She is a member of American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, and Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society. In their spare time, Dr. Richard and her husband enjoy camping, hiking, skiing, and cheering on the Portland Timbers. Hobbies include: Camping, Hiking, Skiing, Sports

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor of Science: Emory University
  • Internship: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Year provider started practicing medicine: 2007

Practice Information

Primary Practice: Children's Hematology/Oncology

Provider practices at one or more Legacy Medical Group (LMG) Clinics: Yes

Legacy Health Partners


  1. Children's Hematology/Oncology
    • 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., 3rd Floor
    • Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
    • Portland, OR 97227
    • Phone : 503-276-9300 or 1-877-543-7662
    • Fax : 503-276-9351
    • Clinic Hours :
    • Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  2. Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
    • 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.
    • Portland, OR 97227
    • Phone : 503-276-6500