Heather Dryden, MD

Primary Care
My Specialties: Internal Medicine, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus:
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages
Gender: Female
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5    168 Ratings    94 Comments

Where I see patients

Call for an appointment

At any location below

Legacy Medical Group-St. Helens

500 N. Columbia River Highway, Suite 6
St. Helens, OR 97051
503-397-0471

About Me:

Heather Dryden, M.D. is a board certified Internal Medicine physician with Legacy Medical Group-St. Helens. She received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. She went on to complete internal medicine internship and residency at Legacy Emanuel. Dr. Dryden emphasizes primary care and wellness for adults of all ages, women's health care and the care of adults with complex medical conditions. Dr. Dryden enjoys living in the beautiful Saint Helens area with her family. In her personal time she can be found in her garden, cooking or travelling.

Education:
Residency: Legacy Emanuel
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Year I Started Practice: 2011
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

Patient Rating

Legacy wants every patient to have great care, every time. To help measure and improve patient satisfaction, we send surveys to randomly selected patients after their appointments. We use this feedback from the surveys to improve and enhance the care we offer. It works like this: Real patients give us feedback through Press Ganey, a patient satisfaction survey company. They verify and confirm the results. National Research Corporation, an independent company, provides the technology to show the ratings and comments on our website
Learn more about our survey.

4.9 out of 5     168 Ratings     94 Comments

Nov 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden listens and does her best to give you tools to meet your health care goals. Caring and compassionate, but practical

Nov 8, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
DR Dryden addressed all my issues and made appropriate referrals thank you !

Nov 5, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I feel I have the best Doctor, provider and insurance company hands down!

Nov 1, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Best dr. & have had.

Nov 1, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
very good visit with dr. dryden:))

Oct 31, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Heather Dryden takes time to discuss my concerns and answer my questions.

Oct 22, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
The office was prompt and efficient. I actually got into my appointment early. Dr. Dryden, as always, provided excellent medical care and advice.

Oct 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden is thoughtful, concerned about my wellbeing, and an overall wonderful PCP.

Oct 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is wonderful. I feel very lucky to have her as my Doctor. My only complaint- not getting in for problems during the year.

Oct 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is a wonderful provider. She makes me feel comfortable and secure in her advice. I feel fortunate to have her for my provider and know many others that feel the same!

Oct 8, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
We were grateful to the scheduler that was able to get us in immediately despite the care staff being almost completely booked. My husband was in such pain and we appreciate their efforts to take his condition seriously, scouring everyone's schedule and finding a slot for him. Thank you!

Oct 8, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Heather Dryden is one of the best Dr. I ever had. She listens, and supports me in my journey to live healthier. I give her an A++. Legacy is blessed to have her!

Oct 5, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I always leave satisfied and well informed after visiting with Dr. Dryden. Thank you!

Sep 28, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
We received attention for our needs right away. Excellent service

Sep 27, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I would rate Dr Dryden a 10+

Sep 26, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Staff was friendly. I like Dr. Dryden very much. She is personable, listens well, doesn't rush through my exam and thoroughly explains whatever is being discussed.

Sep 24, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
dr. Dryden is the best primary care physician that I have ever had

Sep 20, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden listened to everything carefully. I will enjoy seeing her in the coming months. She is very thorough.

Sep 19, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I am so please with Dr. Dryden as my doctor. She listens, talks, explains, she has improved my health. Thank you Dr. Dryden!

Sep 19, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
visit went well.

Sep 13, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Very ill when presented to MD. Quickly evaluated and ambulance called for transport.

Sep 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is an excellent doctor. She shows compation and cares about her patient.

Sep 6, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is definitely the best drI have ever had.

Aug 20, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I was completely satisfied with the care and advice given by Doctor Dryden. She is an excellent physician and an excellent communicator.

Aug 16, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This was my first visit with, Dr. Dryden. I was very pleased.

Aug 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Really enjoyed meeting the doctor she was very attentive and friendly did not have any wait either before my appointment or while I was in the exam room

Aug 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden takes the time to listen to my concerns and talk through treatment options. I never feel rushed or like my questions are minimized. I really am glad she is my Doctor.

Jul 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I love my Doctor!

Jul 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden explain things well. She reminds but does not nag. I am very satisfied with Dr. Dryden as my new doctor.

Jul 27, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
EXCELLENT

Jul 20, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
this visit was for getting & meeting my new primary physician, good results

Jul 18, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
all very good.

Jul 13, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
We discussed future test and procedure that I have to have before surgery

Jul 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I went in for a medication review and took increase my dosage. The provider took extra time & attention to review my history and to make sure I was not having other issues.

Jul 11, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
My experience with Dr. Dryden was very good.

Jul 9, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden is the very best. Highly professional and very personable. I am very lucky to have her as my doc.

Jun 28, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
My experience was good. No problems at all.

Jun 20, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
First time seeing current provider.

Jun 14, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
this is my first visit dr Dryden is a brand new provider for me I think she is going to do very well.

Jun 13, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I have had a very helpful Doctor. She understands me so well. I have never had a Bad appt with Legacy. Thank you for your service.

Jun 4, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
DR DRYDEN IS THE BEST DR I HAVE EVER HAD.SHE IS A EXCELLENT LISTENER,EXPLAINS EVERYTHING IN A WAY I CANTOTALLY UNDERSTAND.

Jun 1, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I am always happy with the staff and my doctor.

May 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
very efficient.

May 24, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Nice to have a provider that actually listens to you.

May 21, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
My dr. of many years just retired. I sought out a dr. that wasn't in the city of Portland. I believe Dr. Dryden is a very good doctor, I am just not sure if we "click." Obviously my perception!

May 18, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Very professional doctor & staff.

May 17, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
everyone was (Are) always Very Nice and Very Helpful! Thank You All For Great Service And Professionalism!

May 16, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I had questions to ask from another provider. No chance to ask. Having problems: didn't listen to heart or look in ears. Pertinent to my visit. Gets more aggressive if you challenge what she says.

May 16, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
great customer service & very knowledgeable Dr

May 4, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I think 5 more minutes with her would have been a perfect time, she seemed in a slight hurry. But we did cover everything we needed too. Just felt a bit rushed.

May 3, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
ALWAYS HAVE HAD GOOD EXPERIENCES GOING HERE AND A GREAT DOCTOR THAT TAKES HER TIME WITH YOU. AND REFFERS YOU IF YOU NEED TO SEE A SPECIALIST.

May 2, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I had several issues and Dr. Dryden addresses all of them. She never hurries and answers any questions I may have.

Apr 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I said "never." No one contacted me; however, I am able to see my results on my account of their web page so there is no need for someone to contact me.

Apr 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden is always professional and is very personable. She always answers all of my questions. I am very satisfied with her care of me.

Apr 30, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
first visit with my new doctor as I am transferring care. Dr. Dryden is great.

Apr 27, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
My visit was very helpful and understanding me problem

Apr 26, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
recently transferred to this clinic. I am very happy I have done so; the service and caring of all staff is excellent.

Apr 25, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This visit was an initial consultation. Dr Dryden was a great listener, very professional and thorough when reviewing my lengthy health history.

Apr 18, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This was a new patient visit so some of your questions (ie, prescription drugs) did not apply. Dr. Dryden did talk to me about the medications I am on, so I put down "Always.'

Apr 16, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
every thing was good

Apr 13, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
great doctor really personable

Apr 6, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Excellent doctor and facility.

Apr 4, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This was the first visit to meet Dr. Dryden. I am changing providers.

Mar 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden spent a lot of time with me. She is a great Dr.

Mar 14, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I felt like all the people were friendly.

Mar 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I love my doctor.shes very patient and kind.

Mar 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
.sinceitwas adollowupafterhospitalvisit, it was robe sureI was doingokay.

Mar 5, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
We saw that there was no cleaning in exam between patients and while visiting the restroom there was no hazardous materials containers for needles in the restroom. Receptionist was not eager to go beyond her routine, nor giving paperwork that was mentioned in the paperwork that we received.

Mar 2, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Efficient staff. Good provider.

Mar 2, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I love this doctor, her team, the whole Legacy office I go to, and an Legacy urgent care I have gone to. they are the best!

Feb 28, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This visit was a new patient visit.

Feb 28, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
always had great care and follow up with Dr. Dryden.

Feb 21, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden was helpful and pleasant. She helped me to resolve a health question. I have always had exemplary help from her.

Feb 21, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I had a couple of health issues that were discussed. And we went over my Rx's and what I'm to do to refill these Rx's. (I'm new from Kaiser Perm.)

Feb 19, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dayden is wonderful & I'm thankful she is my doctor. Also during the month of March with this nasty virus, I saw 2 male doctors who were also very nice & caring. Your St. Helen Clinic is a very good clinic.

Feb 5, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
prompt, courteous, handicap accesible.

Jan 31, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I was treated with care

Jan 31, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden is a warm, caring, and thorough physician who addresses all of my medical needs and communicates well with me.

Jan 31, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
if you you are not a patient of this Clinic it's almost impossible to get an emergency appointment to see a doctor there they make you go next door to urgent care

Jan 29, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I really appreciate Dr Dryden. She's a good listener and is so pleasant to be around.

Jan 24, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
This was my first meeting with Dr. Dryden and I was very impressed. I'm glad I found her to be my primary care physician.

Jan 19, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr. Dryden is very knowledgable, and carefully answered our questions and concerns in lawman' terms. My appointment was definitely time well spent.

Jan 19, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Sr. Dryden was very thorough and personable. She is a new Dr. for me. I like her very much . the staff that checked me in was thorough and very helpful as well as professional.

Jan 18, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
I felt she spent a lot of time with me.

Jan 17, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Altogether good.

Jan 17, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
want to see my doc when have an urgent medical issue

Jan 17, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Very good from all members of the staff. Dr. Dryden is an exceptional physician. I would never want to see another physician. If I had the choice to have an appointment the same day but a different physician than Dr. Dryden or I had to wait a week to see Dr. Dryden, I would wait the week to see Dr. Dryden. I totally trust her with all of my health issues. She is the perfect physician for me.

Jan 15, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
GOOD

Jan 12, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
she is an ok provider.

Jan 10, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is always very kind and concerned for my health my feelings and very professional. I never have a problem with her she is a great Doctor. I have seen some at this Legacy office that I feel need some bed side manner and empathy.

Jan 5, 2018
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
good experience

Dec 21, 2017
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
As a female with minor issues I felt very comfortable with Dr. Dryden helping me sort out my issues. She's sweet, assertive sensitive to my needs, understanding & doesn't make me feel stupid as some have made me feel!

Dec 18, 2017
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Dr Dryden is amazing!!!!

Dec 18, 2017
Please comment on good or bad experiences related to your visit.
Our long term doctor is retiring so we needed to find a new doctor. My wife and I both saw Dr. Dryden for our first visit. We were both very impressed with her. She is obviously very smart. She listens well and gives good feedback. We did not feel rushed. We are pleased and look forward to have her be our primary doctor.
View More