Abby Furukawa, MD

Specialist
My Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus: Adolescent Gynecology, Bloodless Surgery Program, High Risk Obstetrics, Infertility, Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, Menopause Management, Sexual Health
Languages:
Gender: Female
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5    165 Ratings    72 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Portland Obstetrics and Gynecology

1130 N.W. 22nd Ave., Suite 120 Building 3, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center campus
Portland, OR 97210
503-413-7353

About Me:

Dr. Furukawa is delighted to practice the full spectrum of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is passionate about high and low risk obstetrics, adolescent gynecology, contraception, sexual health, infertility, vulvar disorders, management of abnormal bleeding and menopause. She is honored to partner with her patients through the decades, and deeply values these long-term relationships. Dr. Furukawa is from Spokane, WA but has put down deep roots in Portland. She enjoys diving into a good book, outdoor adventures with her two boys, exploring Portland restaurants, admiring neighborhood architecture with her husband, and sipping a good cup of coffee. She loves international travel and has collaborated on women’s health projects in Guatemala and Ethiopia. She looks forward to meeting you!

Training: Dr. Furukawa excels in minimally invasive gynecology surgery, offering outpatient hysterectomy, advanced hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and office-based procedures such as colposcopy, LEEP, and endometrial ablation.
Year I Started Practice: 2008
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Patient Rating

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5.0 out of 5     165 Ratings     72 Comments

Sep 19, 2018
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Dr, Furukawa is my gyn doctor but she always is very comprehensive. When my primary care doctor of 35 years retires, I know that she will be a great primary care doctor for me. She even referred me to physical therapy because I was talking about my exercise program and that my knee and heal were bothering me. She is very thorough and treats me as a total person.

Sep 11, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa was excellent - great bedside manner, very thorough.

Sep 6, 2018
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The staff in the office is kind and efficient with little wait times. Dr Furukawa is an excellent, knowledgeable doctor. I saw her for a sensitive issue, and I do wish she wxpressed a bit more compassion. but other than that I am extremely pleased with her as a provider.

Aug 29, 2018
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Dr.Furukawa always understands my concerns and helps to find a solution

Aug 28, 2018
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another lovely visit with dr Furukawa and her lovely staff. knowledgeable and professional. lucky to have her as my wonderful doctor!

Aug 24, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa is so attentive and caring. She always gives me all the time I need.

Aug 24, 2018
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I enjoy going to my appointments. The staff is always very friendly and I don't wait long before I get to see the doctor even if I'm early:)

Aug 22, 2018
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everything went well!

Aug 17, 2018
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I absolutely love Dr. Abby Furukawa

Aug 8, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa was exceptional during my visit! I was concerned about finding a new OB/GYN after moving to the area and all of my concern was gone after my visit with her.

Aug 7, 2018
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Overall great provider. However, I really need accurate information about risks and continued care that go along w/test results. Not just results.

Aug 7, 2018
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I was very impressed with Dr. Furukawa. She is intelligent, compassionate, and professional. I highly recommend her!

Jul 27, 2018
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best doctor's experience here in the Pacific NW that I have had, other than Legacy Good Sam PT and the blood draw lab. [details deleted to protect privacy]

Jul 27, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa is very nice, knowledgeable, perceptive, and genuinely cares about her patients well being.

Jul 26, 2018
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Dr Furukawa always listens to me and tries to offer the best solutions to solve my health concerns. She is cautious and caring.

Jul 25, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa is the best!

Jul 18, 2018
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Love Dr. Furukawa. Great provider, very caring.

Jun 29, 2018
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The services were excellent. However, I do not like being asked to fill out a survey EVERY TIME I see Dr. Furakawa or any other provider. It feels really redundant.

Jun 19, 2018
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She was very thorough, knowledgeable and helpful. I came in with questions and concerns, all of which were addressed.

Jun 19, 2018
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excelente service

Jun 15, 2018
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Dr Furukawa is always extremely professional and personable. The office staff is always friendly and efficient. Highly recommend this provider and office to others.

Jun 13, 2018
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I am very pleased with this visit and Dr. Furukawa was very patient and understand of my situation. She gave lots of encouragement that is very helpful to me and my family. I am much appreciated.

Jun 12, 2018
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everything was great.

Jun 5, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa is very nice and listens to what you have to say. I am really glad she is my doctor.

May 25, 2018
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I couldn't of asked for a better provider that advocated for me! I am so grateful and appreciative to dr. furukawa.

May 23, 2018
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When my wonderful gynecologist, Walter (Ted) Foster retired some years ago, I thought I would be hard-pressed to feel as much confidence in another OB/GYN. Luckily for me, I stayed with this practice group and met Dr. Furukawa! I also should mention that the front-office staff of today is far superior to that when I first became a patient (at Portland OB/GYN).

May 18, 2018
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setting up appointments for the next 3 months was so easy and the clerk/ receptionist was very helpful and catered to our needs .

May 16, 2018
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Abby was fantastic! Knowledgeable, patient, informative, kind... 10/10. I also had a really positive experience at the front desk during check in and with the woman who called me ahead of time to verify insurance and ask questions about my upcoming (first) visit.

May 16, 2018
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Dr. Abby Furukawa is the BEST!When I started seeing her, it was the easiest transition from my OBGYN who retired-she is SO kind, sweet, caring, compassionate and knowledgeable! I am always made to feel she has all the time for me.Thank your Dr. Abby!!!

May 16, 2018
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Abby and Jessica are two of the most amazing people I see. I wish they were general practitioners so that I could go to them for all of my health care! They spend time with me, remember me (even after months of not seeing them) and I always feel like they listen and respect me. I've never felt rushed in an appointment and recommend them to EVERYONE that mentions they are pregnant. :)

May 10, 2018
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It was the first time I visited this doctor and she got recommended by a coworker of mine. I was really nervous in the beginning, but she did a great job and I felt really well treated by her. Thank you so much!

May 9, 2018
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This was an initial visit with this provider. I am NOT a trusting sort of person and yet I felt Very comfortable with this doctor and have actually already recommended her to a friend that is having some similar health concerns as mine.

May 8, 2018
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Abby is a wonderful doctor with great bedside manner.

May 2, 2018
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Very efficient appointment, doctor was very professional and helpful

Apr 25, 2018
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Abby and Jessica are the best! The front desk staff are always very welcoming and I'm excited to work with this team again through a second pregnancy.

Apr 24, 2018
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Dr Abby was wonderful. This was my first visit. She took the time to talk to me about my history and any current problems. I plan to see her again.

Apr 18, 2018
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I left my appointment feeling totally satisfied with my care both by the office staff and the doctor. This was my first visit as I had recently moved across the county and was concerned that I would be able to find care as great as I had in Ct. I did!! I did not answer some of the questions because of the fact that I had not received any health care until this visit.

Apr 17, 2018
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I felt comfortable to see my doctor because she tried to listen what I said, even though my English is not good.

Apr 11, 2018
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excellent physician! I feel very lucky to have her as my doctor!

Apr 11, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa is a good listener and explains things in an easy to understand way. She is kind and makes you feel comfortable.

Apr 4, 2018
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Dr Furukawa has excellent bed side manner and I feel comfortable talking to her.

Mar 14, 2018
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I've been seeing Dr. Furukawa since she took Dr. Ono's practice over. I didn't think anyone could take his place, as he was an exceptional doctor and while I miss being under his car, I have found that I feel as confident in Dr. Furukawa's abilities and I have recommended her to others.

Mar 14, 2018
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My experience with legacy good Samaritan was a great one. Everyone was very well presented with their work.

Mar 7, 2018
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Dr Furukawa is one of the most effective healthcare providers I have ever had - she is succinct and clear while also friendly and an active listener. I wish I could come to her for ALL of my healthcare needs.

Mar 1, 2018
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It was very good

Feb 28, 2018
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They were running a little behind schedule but this was not a problem as the other people needed more immediate attention than I did. I did not mind waiting.

Feb 27, 2018
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I have been seeing Dr. Furukawa for ~ [age deleted] years and have been a legacy patient for about [age deleted] years. I have alas trusted, respected and enjoyed working with her can't wait to have my first child (this [date deleted]) under her care.

Feb 13, 2018
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kind efficient thorough and professional

Feb 9, 2018
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very efficient, but thorough

Feb 8, 2018
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I have had excellent care at this facility, with Dr Furukawa specifically. I have recommended her to others. I feel that the office is well run and throrough.

Feb 6, 2018
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I found her to be warm friendly and very professional I would recommend her to anyone

Jan 31, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa always answers my questions and provides options if applicable.

Jan 31, 2018
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Dr. F listened to my concerns and took them seriously.

Jan 10, 2018
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I felt very comfortable talking about my concerns with this provider.

Jan 9, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa and Jessica, her MA, are the best!! I feel very comfortable with them and know they truly care about me as a patient. They quickly answer any of my questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Furukawa and her team to anyone looking for an OB Doctor.

Jan 4, 2018
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She is very efficient.

Jan 3, 2018
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Dr. Furukawa and her staff and the clinic always make my medical visits a positive experience.

Dec 19, 2017
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Dr. Furukawa was exceptional. She went above and beyond. I was very impressed & appreciative.

Dec 15, 2017
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It was all good. No concerns or complaints. One small thing. The number Dr. Furukawa had me call to make an appointment for diagnostic imaging/ultrasound was for ST. Vincent ONLY. She had told me it was a number to call for any imaging location and that I should tell the operator I wanted my imaging done at Willamette Falls Hospital in Oregon City. After having to wait half an our for someone to come on the line, I was told immediately that the service was only for scheduling imaging at St. Vincents. Luckily, they had the number for Willamette Falls, which I called and was able to get through to scheduling on the first ring. I'm sure this was an honest error, but it delayed my ability to make an imaging appointment when I was already rather stressed.

Dec 13, 2017
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doctor was genuinely concerned with my reason for being there

Dec 12, 2017
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Dr. Furukawa was so wonderful through the entire prenatal, delivery and post partum experience. She always made me feel calm and supported. MA Jessica was fantastic as well. I will definitely return with our next baby.

Dec 7, 2017
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my experience with the doctor was exceptional.

Dec 7, 2017
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all good. thank you

Nov 27, 2017
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I had such a positive experience with Dr. Furukawa throughout my pregnancy. She took such great care of my baby and I. She's great!

Nov 15, 2017
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I did not have a good experience during my visit and unfortunately it was the second strike with my doctor. The first time I had an issue with my doctor was when she was using a doppler to find the heart beat of my child, she could not find it and did not offer any reassurance until after I asked her if there was a heart beat. She then proceeded to tell me that sometimes early on in a pregnancy it is hard to detect with a doppler and in my mind that should have been stated before even turning on the doppler. After she couldn't find the heart beat she said that I would need to be rushed into the ultra sound room and I understandably got a little upset. The second strike for me was my most recent visit where I was a little over five months pregnant and she told me that I had gained too much weight. She said that usually at that point women gain 10 pounds and I had gained 15. She proceeded to tell me that I need to watch my weight. I asked her how I should go about that and she said that I should eat healthy fats including avocados, nuts and whole grains. I responded with that is my exact diet. At this point I felt as if my doctor had not made any attempt to understand me as a patient and I felt as if she was just going down a checklist of hers. I think often doctors fail to make the human connection and when your dealing with something so personal such as a first time pregnancy it would help to incorporate a deeper understanding of the patient before jumping to conclusions.

Nov 15, 2017
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I have been coming to this medical facility for 30 years. I have always been treated with compassion and respect.

Nov 14, 2017
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I did update my records online before my appt., but I had to do it again in person because somehow the portal did not save the info. That was somewhat annoying.

Nov 9, 2017
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routine pre-natal check up. Love Dr. Furukawa

Nov 3, 2017
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I was thoroughly pleased with my meeting with Dr. Furukawa. She was very attentive and understanding to my needs and wants for my health. I look forward to her being my doctor for years.

Nov 2, 2017
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This was my first visit to Legacy Health - Dr. Furukawa and I really enjoyed my time with her. She was easy to talk to you, and made me feel comfortable and listened to everything I had to say and seemed to care.

Oct 31, 2017
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Dr. Furukawa listened to all my medical and emotional needs. She was extremely attentive and empathetic. She is a compassionate provider and I would recommend her to anyone.

Oct 23, 2017
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I switched to Dr. Furukawa's office after having a bad experience at my prior OBGYN, and I am so glad I did! Every experience I've had with Dr. Furukawa and the team at Legacy has been so easy, a sentiment that is of the utmost importance when it comes to routine healthcare!
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