Nishanie Chalmers, MD

Primary Care
My Specialties: Family Medicine, Board-certified
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Gender: Female
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5     157 Ratings     74 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Cornell

1960 N.W. 167th Place, Suite 100 Cornell Medical Plaza
Beaverton, OR 97006
503-672-6000

About Me:

I completed my training in San Diego and I have experience caring for patients from a variety of backgrounds. I have a special interest in working with immigrant and refugee populations. I endeavor to practice medicine that is compassionate and evidence-based with an emphasis on preventive care. I believe staying physically active and having healthy connections to others can significantly add to good health. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, hiking, going to the coast, and spending time with my family.

Education:
Residency: Scripps Chula Vista Family Medicine
Medical School: University of California, San Diego
Year I Started Practice: 2009
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     157 Ratings     74 Comments

Aug 24, 2018
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This was my initial visit. Dr Chalmers and all the office staff were pleasant and professional. My frustration was the fact that I was very ill between PCP's and had to wait 3 weeks to see her for the initial appointment. I needed medications adjusted, which she did at the appointment. I had been seen 3 times at Urgent Care and was instructed to go to ED, when seeing Dr Chalmer's earlier would have been the better choice. Thank you,

Aug 22, 2018
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Met with this Doctor for the first time...we are new patients..and she was delightful and very helpful

Aug 9, 2018
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I am very satisfied with the care that I am receiving from Dr. Chalmers and the Legacy team

Aug 2, 2018
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All my visits & services have been really good.

Jul 27, 2018
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I love that they have morning appointments. I never have to wait too long for the MA to call me back or for the Dr to come into the room. The MA is always so professional!!!

Jul 26, 2018
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This is a firstime, baseline visit for a new patient

Jul 23, 2018
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I called on Friday and was scheduled an appointment for Monday. I'm glad she was able to see me so quickly.

Jul 20, 2018
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I would have liked exrays on my hip and back.

Jul 13, 2018
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This was my first visit to this provider and was intended to be an opportunity to get to know each other; I was very pleased with both the provider and her assistant.

Jul 6, 2018
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1. This was my 1st visit to this office, and although it - the doctor's visit was a very good experience w/the doctor & staff, my answers may be a bit one-sided since I don't have other visits here to compare it to. [details deleted to protect privacy]

Jul 5, 2018
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Didnt feel rushed. Dr spent a good amount of time listening and explaining things. also offered several options to pursue if I want to.

Jul 5, 2018
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this provider was so good I'm thinking of switching to make her my primary provider

Jun 29, 2018
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I was able to make an appointment right away and it was very helpful.

Jun 28, 2018
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I like that Dr. Chalmers really listens to me and acts like she has time for me. I hate the "assembly line" medical care.

Jun 27, 2018
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I was pleasantly surprised at how well I was treated. Sadly, I'm used to a feeling of discrimination, whether it's based on my ethnicity or how young I look, I'm not sure. I was greeted kindly by the receptionist who was also very understanding, and then by the nurse who was friendly and kind, and the doctor exuded the latter. She was never condescending when I talked about what I was feeling health-wise or my health history. Dr. Chalmers was kind, and made sure whatever the procedure was for the check up, I felt comfortable. They were all kind enough not to pressure me into making appointments I wasn't sure my insurance would cover. It was nice to be shown respect and kindness, and not feel discriminated or judged.

Jun 21, 2018
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Dr.Chalmers is very knowlegeable and knows what she is talking about and anwered my health questios thoroughly. i am a Medical Support Assistant so I know very well how best her answers to my guestios are. Her assistant is good as well. The only issue I had was when blood was drawn, I had bruised for a week whisch I never experienced before. It was not drawn smoothly. other than that, all good.

Jun 7, 2018
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Dr. Chalmers is always very helpful and is of great assistance helping me to manage my pain medication(s.) The support staff at Legacy Cornell is Great as well! I wish that I'd 'found' Dr. Chalmers and Legacy Cornell prior to being forced to find a new PCP due to changes in my health insurance coverage! It's a bit of a drive for me, but well worth every mile and minute it takes to get there!!!

Jun 6, 2018
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Always professional.

Jun 1, 2018
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Everyone is always very nice @ the Cornell office.

May 24, 2018
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this was my first meeting with Doctor Chalmers. I look forward to a long association with her after my former physician of 26 years has retired

May 24, 2018
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Dr. Chalmers is extremely thorough and very thoughtful. She listened to the patient and her sister and came up with a very good plan to solve a current problem.

May 24, 2018
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My experience has always been good.

May 23, 2018
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Overall very good, my first visit so I can't say definitively how my care will be in the future, but I'm hopeful if it continues to be as good as it was on this visit.

May 17, 2018
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I was unhappy with my previous Legacy PCP and decided to change. Yesterday was my 1st appointment with Dr. Chalmers and I was very pleased. She "was truly present" and very open to what I had to say. I really needed to have a good experience with a doctor. Since [name deleted to protect privacy] left 3 years ago I have received substandard care. Now I feel like I finally have found a good PCP again, one who actually cares for her patients. It was also nice to be back at the Cornell Office. I knew Linda, Dr. Chalmers medical assistant from before and was happy to see her again. She also cares for her patients and takes the time and effort to do a good job.One other thing about Dr. Chalmers . . . She actually asked me more in depth questions about problems I have than any other doctor before. And she took immediate action. [details deleted to protect privacy]

May 14, 2018
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my doctor experiences are always good. I usually take a list of questions that I want answers to and aways receive answers to all questions which is helpful to me and often clears up questions that I have.

May 11, 2018
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Both Dr. N and Molly were great. I was treated well.

May 3, 2018
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My provider was super nice and caring and I really liked her.

Apr 12, 2018
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needed lab work on my visit for urine sample and taking blood.send me to legacy lab on second floor.when I get there no one is helping, they just chatting in the back room, eating chips. finally they acknowledge that they are people waiting. they just took my blood but refused to take my urine sample, because there wasn't any order to take my urine. I asked them to please call the Dr. office in first floor. they refuse and asked me to go to Dr. office and ask for the paper work. I did it with no problem just wondering why they can't help with calling Dr. office.when I came back with the order found them chatting with eating chips loudly.hopefully legacy give the employees break so they can eat chips and chatting instead of during helping patients.

Apr 11, 2018
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I really like dr. Chalmers.

Apr 9, 2018
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Dr. N. Chalmers has just been my primary doctor for less than two years and from the beginning I've so appreciated her thoroughness and unhurried attention to discuss my health and any questions. She has also given me several referrals for more evaluations and help for areas of some concern, interested to hear about the results of those other appointments. I'm thankful to have her as my primary physician.

Apr 4, 2018
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Dr.Chamlers was great and Nancy the medical assistant was wonderful. The front desk was also very friendly and helpful.

Mar 14, 2018
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Dr Chalmers was excellent and her medical asist was very nice

Mar 12, 2018
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Dr. Chalmers was recommended to me when I was having problems finding a compassionate GP. She does seem to be caring and smart. [details deleted to protect privacy]

Mar 12, 2018
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I was worked in and very impressed with the professional, considerate care I was given.

Mar 7, 2018
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Haven't received results yet for lab work, not enough time.

Feb 28, 2018
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My daughters and I appreciate Dr. Chalmers care. She has been one of the best doctors I've had. Front desk are great as well!

Feb 21, 2018
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everyone was nice, but I was plant to asked the Dr. about somethings, but the nurse told my i have to checkup or asked questions and I chose to checkup .

Feb 15, 2018
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The medical assistant (Nancy) was prompt and very thorough. She was also very friendly! Dr. Chalmers has a welcoming and caring approach. They make a great team!

Feb 7, 2018
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This was my first visit to LMG Cornell and Dr. Chalmers. Before I met the doctor, I commented to the MA that the atmosphere in the office was very nice and calming - love that! Dr. Chalmers had to give me some very unexpected news immediately after I met her and she was so wonderful! I plan to come back to her in the future.

Feb 7, 2018
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I would say that I don't like the way the process is. I talked and interact more on Medical assistance and when the doctore comes in, you don't feel the connection theres no rapport at all, its more of a condescending question as a doctor you don't feel that shes connected and you don't feel the concern at all. Its more like a business approach.I don't feel the sincerity, concern and most of all being valued. She never smile at all no warmth on how she interact even the medical assistance - [name deleted to protect privacy] is the same way. also the wait is too long and its seems that they want to keep you there for the whole day. Wherein I have to take a day off for the visit coz yo have see everyone. I don't underatnd why I have to talked to lots of people, ans worst is I have to deal with medical assistance all the time and then the doctor just have to repeat everything , for me its a waste of time I made my appointment to see a Doctor not a Medical assistance. With this experience I have with your clinic, I appreciate my retired Doctor more than anybody else and very thankful for her how she valued me as her patient. I sorry not trying to be negative but that's how I feel and I'm not happy about my experience,.

Feb 6, 2018
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I love the responsiveness and pro-activeness of Dr. Chalmers and the Legacy Cornell staff!!

Feb 5, 2018
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I had good experience on my visit and the services are great

Jan 29, 2018
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Excellent experience!

Jan 29, 2018
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Dr. Chalmers is a new doctor for me. Her manner, her expertise, and her personality are all exceptional. I'm am very pleased to have her as my physician.

Jan 19, 2018
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very nice friendly and helpful

Jan 18, 2018
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This is my first visit to this clinic.

Jan 17, 2018
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waited to long in room for doctor to come in.

Jan 12, 2018
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Very pleased I was able to get problem recognized and treated so quickly.

Jan 8, 2018
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This office was exceptional from the moment I opened the door to when I walked out the door. I am a new patient and the office was prepared for all of my questions and were very nice. for the first time in a doctor's office u did not feel like I was an inconvenience. Dr. Chalmers listened very carefully and addressed all of my concerns with multiple options for my care. She understood I do not like prescription medication and gave me alternative options to help me feel back to normal. I was impressed by the amount of time she took with me and carefully went over everything and asked multiple questions about how I was feeling. this office has healthcare right. Thanks for making me feel welcome and warm on a visit thay can often be uncomfortable. I will highly recommend everything about this office.

Jan 8, 2018
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This was my first visit to Legacy and meeting with Dr. Chalmers so she didn't have access to my medical records/history. She was very nice and attentive. I felt like she really cared about my concerns which is very important to me. I'm excited to continue to see her for my health care needs.

Dec 29, 2017
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Dr. Chalmers was very nice.

Dec 29, 2017
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I was happy to be seen by the dr.

Dec 22, 2017
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too many surveys

Dec 14, 2017
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great

Dec 13, 2017
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1st visit [date deleted] I felt very comfortable with Dr. Chalmers. I am a [information deleted to protect privacy] I thought she was very compassionate and understanding.

Dec 6, 2017
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No concerns; happy with all; previous records were accessible to my new doctor. Thank you.

Dec 6, 2017
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Cornell Legacy has the best care team from start to finish.

Nov 30, 2017
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It was my first visit with Dr. Chalmers, I found her very nice and welcoming, seems sincere and understanding how patients feels. She explained why she wants to order labworks and test. I instantly trust Dr, Chalmers.

Nov 17, 2017
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Dr Chalmers was very calm and explained my situation and her new medication recommendation very clearly. This was my first visit with her as my new primary care doctor and I was very impressed. The staff @ Cornell was great, as they have always been.

Nov 16, 2017
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She was MOST professional and extremely likeable! I am home from hospital and in recovery.

Nov 8, 2017
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This is my first visit with Dr. Chalmers and this facility. I was very pleased with the service I received.

Nov 6, 2017
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When I go to visit very good -

Nov 6, 2017
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They were always friendly and helpful.

Nov 2, 2017
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I was treated respectfully and warmly by each of the professionals I dealt wi5h.

Nov 1, 2017
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very thankful Dr. Chalmers had an opening for a new patient appointment within a week timeframe.

Nov 1, 2017
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Soon after an unexpected fall I had a lot of anxiety and fear. I appreciate how quickly Legacy was able to get me scheduled. Many thanks to all for your help.

Oct 27, 2017
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I would've preferred my dr call me vs the MA.

Oct 25, 2017
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wonderful provider and glad I picked this one!!

Oct 16, 2017
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Everything was fine.

Oct 16, 2017
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The whole process of this visit was great. It was very fluid. From the front desk staff, the MA, and Dr. Chalmers. Dr. Chalmers was very attentive and helpful. The overall visit was great! I thank the whole team.

Oct 11, 2017
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Most efficient medical office I've been to!

Oct 11, 2017
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l couldn't ask for a more caring pcp!

Oct 9, 2017
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it was excellent.

Oct 9, 2017
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I had to follow up with my UHC Medicare Complete company to bring my ID card up to date. This required the UHC rep to call the PCP's clinic manager. Per UHC this manager was difficult to connect with regarding this issue.
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