Gina Westhoff, MD

Specialist
My Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology, Fellowship Trained
My Areas of Focus:
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages
Gender: Female
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5     90 Ratings     55 Comments

Where I see patients

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Legacy Medical Group-Gynecologic Oncology

1130 N.W. 22nd Ave., Suite 110
Portland, OR 97210
503-413-8654

Legacy Medical Group-Gynecologic Oncology

2121 N.E. 139th St., Suite 120
Vancouver, WA 98686
360-487-1717

About Me:

Trained at the nation’s finest medical institutions, Dr. Westhoff is a thoughtful physician with advanced surgical skills. She graduated AOA from Hopkins, received the resident research award at OHSU, and completed her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at UCSF/Stanford's highly respected joint program. There, Dr. Westhoff gained expertise in the surgical and clinical care of patients with a variety of gynecologic cancers. She is focused on continuing her work to improve the standard of care through the use of minimally invasive surgical methods and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathways. Dr. Westhoff is highly regarded by previous patients for her warmth and compassion. Her humility is a reflection of the values she learned growing up in a small farm community and her time teaching middle school science. Her commitment to service for others includes traveling to Ethiopia to perform prolapse surgeries and developing an after school anatomy class for at-risk youth.

Education:
Fellowship: UCSF / Stanford University
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Year I Started Practice: 2008
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     90 Ratings     55 Comments

Aug 29, 2018
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I could not have a better oncology doctor than Dr Gina Westhoff.

Aug 22, 2018
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I love my Dr. she and her team do their best to address my questions and problems with common language and as quickly as they are able to. I have no complaints and only praise for the professional and personal care I receive.

Aug 22, 2018
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very good experience

Aug 17, 2018
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every person I encountered was friendly, helpful and respectful.

Aug 10, 2018
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Dr Westhoff and her team always give me the best of care and attention. they saved my life!

Aug 8, 2018
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All my visits with Dr. Westhoff was everything I expected! She treated me so well. I would recommend her to my family & friends.

Aug 8, 2018
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I have experienced great services and care since the very first day I went to Dr. Westhoff almost a year ago. I would recommend Dr. Westhoff to everyone. The entire staff is welcoming, respectful, and easy to communicate with. It's the best staff I've experienced in my [age deleted] years on earth.

Aug 8, 2018
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great doctor

Aug 3, 2018
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Love Gina. We would adopt her if we could.

Aug 3, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff is wonderful she talks to you explaining things in detail, she listens to and answers questions w/out making judgments. She is great!

Aug 3, 2018
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My doctor is wonderful. I hope she never leaves. With her help I was able to kick my cancer. She was fully aware of my medical needs.

Aug 1, 2018
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Dr. Gina Westhoff is the kindest, caring person I know. She listens and I never feel rushed. She hears what I have to say. She is soft and gentle in everything. She REALLY cares about me. Always smiling -

Jul 27, 2018
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extremely good experience. felt like she really cared, wanted us to understand what was going on the best we could and very patient with us. am grateful the wewere sent to her without a doubt.

Jul 20, 2018
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I feel very fortunate that Dr. Gina Westhoff is my oncologist and is with the Legacy Hospital system.

Jun 29, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff was fantastic. She listened to what I was saying as well as what I wasn't saying. She explained everything in easy to understand terms. She addressed all my questions and concerns in an informative manner. She answered all my husband's questions as well. The PA was also very informative, in regards to what I could expect when the doctor came in for the appointment. The medical assistant was also top notch. Everyone made me feel less anxious, considering the reason for my visit.

Jun 27, 2018
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I always feel like I'm in really good hands with this provider, questions ask and answered. So happy she is there for me.

Jun 13, 2018
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Many questions were answered. I appreciated how thorough Dr. Westhoff was in looking into my medical needs and history. The receptionist was friendly and was very knowledgeable about the paperwork we needed filled out.

Jun 8, 2018
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My visit with Dr.Westhoff was very thorough. She explained to me the genetic testing I could have done because of cancer on my mother's side of the family. With information I gave previously, in an online survey, she gave me the % of risk I have to possibly get breast cancer. this was all very informative.

May 30, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff and her staff are the best team imaginable.

May 4, 2018
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Everyone there was filled with compassion and caring

May 2, 2018
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Superb visit! Excellent staff and very knowledgeable! Dr. Westhoff is GREAT!

May 2, 2018
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Everything about this appointment visit was great! I was treated with respect & they made me understand everything that is going on.

Apr 27, 2018
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The office staff and medical staff are very friendly and knowledgeable! Pleasant environment.

Apr 27, 2018
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Even though I waited longer this time to see the doctor, I saw that there were other patients that needed more time.

Apr 20, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff and her staff are top notch. Excellent!

Apr 13, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff always has constructive & relevant ideas for improving my health; she always makes me feel encouraged & empowered.

Mar 30, 2018
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I was/am very pleased with Dr Westhoff and her staff. I left the office with a great feeling of confidence that everything will be fine.

Mar 14, 2018
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I've been seeing Evonne Kandas, a Gyn-Onc NP for nine years and I have always found her to be highly skilled, knowledgable and kind. This visit I saw Evonne with Dr. Westoff. Again, Dr. Westhoff answered all my qeustions, explained a new finding and made sure I knew exactly what was going on. I found Dr. Westhoff to be highly skilled, knowledgeable and with an enviable bedside manner. I sincerely hope that young interns and residents can take her lead because she is an exceptional MD.

Mar 9, 2018
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all good.

Mar 7, 2018
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I love this office! everyone is so sweet and helpful. very professional.

Mar 7, 2018
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she explained my medical situation clearly, showed the ultrasound pictures and pointed out areas we were discussing. She thoroughly explained procedures, options, pre surgery, post surgery, etc. ask me about any questions I had and was happy to explain. I felt very comfortable with her the entire appt.

Mar 2, 2018
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[details deleted to protect privacy] but I loved Dr. Westhoff she is great.

Feb 16, 2018
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This provider is a specialty provider, not my primary care .

Feb 14, 2018
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I had a very good impression!

Feb 7, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff and staff are the best health care professionals I've ever seen. They are all caring, kind and respectful. I'm so glad I found Dr. Westhoff.

Feb 2, 2018
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The staff was awesome. my team of doctors gave me excellent care. I have nothing but the up most positive care from my team. All of my doctors worked together. I would recommend all my friend to use Legacy as needed.

Feb 2, 2018
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I did the electronic check-in and it did not cross to the doctor's side, so I spent double the time answering the same set of questions.

Jan 31, 2018
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Every visit has been good.

Jan 31, 2018
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Dr. Gina Westhoff gave me all the attention and medical info I need. She is very patient and gentle, which is very assuring to me. The best, I let everyone I know about and her staff!

Jan 12, 2018
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Dr. Westhoff & her team have provided the best possible care over the past 12 1/2 months. I owe them my life. Don't ever let her leave Legacy.

Jan 12, 2018
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I am happy to report that I always receive excellent service and care during my appointment at Legacy Medical Group.

Jan 12, 2018
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my visit was good. My Doctor was very professional, emphatic and knowledgeable.

Jan 12, 2018
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I love Dr. Westhoff and her team they make me feel comfortable, and they are all so genuine. very caring. I wouldn't change a thing.I thank god that they are the ones by my side.

Dec 15, 2017
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I was very impressed with the care I received, looking forward to my next visit.

Dec 8, 2017
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They often saw me BEFORE my appointment time (I was early!) & Dr. Westhoff is both kind and extremely competent. They took care of me quickly, one week!

Dec 1, 2017
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It was a six-week post surgery visit & dr. said all was well & approved my Christmas trip to Uganda. I am very grateful to Dr. Westhoff.

Nov 8, 2017
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Dr. Westhoff is the best very thorough in explaining medical procedure. Your time to make sure I understand everything. She was excellent at keeping me calm.

Nov 8, 2017
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I was referred to Doctor Westhoff after an visit to the ER. It was discovered I had very large mass growing from my ovary. As you can imagine this was very frightening. Dr. Westhoff put my fears to rest by her caring, professional personality. I knew I was in excellent hands after my first visit. I was scheduled for surgery. Dr. Westhoff explained in terms I could understand, what would transpire from A-Z. The surgery went very well and upon my follow up visit, we had a green light!

Nov 3, 2017
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All of the staff were exceptional and gave the best service.

Oct 25, 2017
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Everyone was very pleasant, considerate and eager to help. Dr. Gina Westhoff is an excellent doctor. I am so very lucky to have her.

Oct 25, 2017
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I can't say enough good comments about my experience with Dr .Westhoff and office staff. I feel blessed to have found her .

Oct 6, 2017
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I love Dr Westhoff. I wish I could ;have her for my primary dr.

Oct 4, 2017
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I would strongly encourage any provider to not be overly upbeat when outlining possible diagnoses. Having hope suddenly taken away when it turns out to be potentially fatal is utterly devastating to family and friends who'd been feeling hopeful , and of course the patient. I was told not to be deslondent because this was very likely benign, or something borderline...Then I was told that I had late stage cancer. Then I was cheerfully by several people told that chemo wouldnt be as bad as I feared...and its been far far worse. The psychological toll has been great on us all. Part of this is to be expected of course but we might have benefited from more realistic early speculation and communication. My interactions with this clinic have otherwise been nearly faultless. Dr Westhoff and her staff are, to a person, amazing and compassionate.

Sep 27, 2017
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I always have the been visit. Can't say enough good things. So happy with this provider. She is the best.

Sep 27, 2017
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I came in to start [treatment deleted] and that did not happen due to the staff at OHSU so I was shifted over to Westhoff's office where I waited about an hour. Westhoff said she was working on getting me started on a [treatment deleted] where they should have done at there fellow teammates on the other side in the first place. I can't go to Good Sam Legacy one time for one visit and have everything run smoothly. I'm supposed to be at the hospital on Monday [date deleted] for my [treatment deleted] that takes 4 hours and be at Westhoff's office at 8:30 a.m. How can I be 2 places at one time? That is their scheduling that I have to call about tomorrow. Just one more thing.
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