Colene Andersen, MD

Patient Rating:

5.0 Read all reviews

My Specialties:

Internal Medicine, Board-certified


English, Interpreters available for other languages




Meridian Park Medical Center

Where I see patients

Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Internship: University of Nevada Medical School
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska at Kearney, NE
Hospitals Served: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Patient Rating

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Average Rating:  5.0 out of 5.0

  May 2, 2023
Dr.Andersen took time to listen, interact with me,and provided clear and percise answers to my questions. A very positive experience

  Apr 25, 2023
My visits are always prompt and proficient from the the moment I appear for my appointment to leaving.

  Mar 30, 2023
I always appreciate Dr Andersen's kind and calm demeanor. She asks relevant questions and listens carefully.

  Mar 30, 2023
Dr. Andersen provides helpful advice

  Mar 24, 2023
I always have a good experience at Legacy Bridgeport.

  Mar 24, 2023
Always professional yet kind and never rushed

  Mar 22, 2023
Dr. Colene Andersen & her staff provide excellent service. Always a pleasant experience!

  Mar 21, 2023
She the best. A real concern for the patient.

  Mar 20, 2023
Dr. Andersen does a great job!

  Mar 20, 2023
Bad so far none.

  Mar 14, 2023
Dr Andersen is an excellent listener and skilled at eliciting information.

  Mar 14, 2023
This was an emergency visit. Very well taken care of as always.

  Mar 13, 2023
I believe the wait times are due to being understaffed.

  Mar 13, 2023
It is comforting to know that Dr Andersen and Her MA Shauna have my back and I can always trust them and count on them for medical help

  Mar 9, 2023
I have had my provider, Dr. Colene Andersen for more than 10 yrs. She is a very caring professional, knowledgeable and gives clear thoughtful answers. She cares for me as an individual and continues to help me achieve good health.

  Mar 9, 2023
Only hesitation is that her schedule is busy.

  Mar 7, 2023
Excellent doctor!

  Mar 6, 2023
Dr Andersen and Shawna have been the best that I have ever experienced in my relationship with health care personnel over the years!

  Feb 16, 2023
Always excellent!

  Feb 16, 2023
Dr Andersen is a well informed lovely person, always interested, concerned and helpful.

  Feb 14, 2023
Dr. Colene Andersen is so caring and attentive and knowledgeable. I appreciate the high standard of care she and her assistant Shawna provide.

  Feb 13, 2023
Great doctor! Also assistant Shawna is great.

  Feb 13, 2023
Dr Andersen amazes me every time I meet with her. Her vast knowledge of any medical issue astounds me. I feel LUCKY to have her as my primary care physician. We have recommended her to several our friends and they all go to her.

  Feb 10, 2023
My experiences with Dr. Andersen and staff have always been excellent.

  Feb 9, 2023
Dr. Andersen is a wonderful and caring physician.

  Feb 7, 2023
Dr. Andersen is fantastic. She is the best PC I have ever had!

  Feb 7, 2023
From the front desk to the doctor's exam room, EVERYONE is professional and friendly. I seriously feel like I have a "Medical" family to assist me, and they're ALL the best!

  Feb 7, 2023
Dr Andersen is amazing- a wonderful combination of medical knowledge and caring.

  Feb 6, 2023
Everyone took excellent care of me.

  Feb 3, 2023
Dr. Andersen and her MA Shauna are the best.

  Feb 3, 2023
Dr Andersen has always been kind, clear and respectful during my visits with her. I appreciate her so much!

  Feb 2, 2023
Discussed care opportunities - like emailing messages, get quick response. Also, like some virtual visits - they certainly have a place in medical care.

  Jan 31, 2023
Excellent and reliable care.

  Jan 30, 2023
Bcause I Have in the past!!

  Jan 30, 2023
Dr. Andersen is great! She really is concerned about your overall health. She spends plenty of time with me.

  Jan 26, 2023
My health is much better since seeing Doctor Andersen and Shauna is very helpful.

  Jan 26, 2023
Dr Andersen and her assistant Shawna are both wonderful. Efficient with my time while also managing to be friendly, answer all questions, etc.

  Jan 23, 2023
Always spends time to review current or new concerns. Very knowledgeable.

  Jan 19, 2023
She is wonderful. Excellent doctor.

  Jan 19, 2023
Overall an excellent experience..

  Jan 17, 2023
Dr. Anderson & Shana are very responsive!

  Jan 17, 2023
Dr. Andersen is wonderful!

  Jan 16, 2023
Dr. Andersen is incredibly though and very knowledgeable

  Jan 16, 2023
Dr Andersen and Shauna, MA, are the BEST!!

  Jan 13, 2023
She has been a very good doctor. Always very interested in my health.

  Jan 13, 2023
Original appointment was postponed and it took 2 months to get in. Also have recommended provider to others but no new patients are being accepted.

  Jan 12, 2023
Never had a bad experience here or with any of the providers.

  Jan 10, 2023
Provider very pleasant and easy to communicate with.

  Jan 9, 2023
I was treated with utmost courtesy, care and respect. That refers to Dr. Andersen and M A, Shawna.

  Jan 6, 2023
Dr. Andersen is very caring - A great listener - Comfortable to talk to about very personal issues. Knowledgeable in whom to refer you to when needed.

  Jan 6, 2023
Dr Andersen is a wonderful caring person. She's very thorough and genuinely interested in you, as a patient. She is gem!

  Jan 6, 2023
Dr. Andersen is an exemplary physician. She is knowledgeable, easy to talk to, takes a genuine interest in me, is supportive, and provides a thorough examination. If I have questions, she responds to my emails in a timely manner. She is one of the best primary care physicians I've had.

  Dec 19, 2022
Great care.

  Dec 15, 2022
I had been very sick for a couple of weeks. Called to see if I could get IN the next day. They gave me an appointment in 2 hrs.

  Dec 15, 2022
Courteous, respectful,thorough

  Dec 8, 2022
Excellent doctor.

  Dec 8, 2022
Dr Andersen is a great listener , very thorough and knowledgeable. She is also very friendly.

  Dec 8, 2022
I am thankful for Dr Andersen.

  Dec 6, 2022
Dr. Andersen has always been easy to communicate and responded to my questions regarding my health. She also has been natural to provide emotional support during the visit.

  Dec 6, 2022
I have the best Doctor and medical assistant. I can discuss freely any concerns I may have, without judgement or negativity. She always has positive vibes each time I see her and has great recollection of our past conversations. What I love about her is she takes great care of herself and that inspires me to also do the same! Every visit is a learning experience and has not disappointed me ever!

  Dec 6, 2022
Dr Andersen and her team are practicing excellence in every way. It would take up a long time to describe their attributes. We could start with most excellent, knowledgeable, kind, receptive action oriented.I've had a long career of responsibility for Quality and Accreditation in California hospitals and Dr Andersen and Legacy Health rate at the top of the chart. I'm very fortunate to be in their care.

  Dec 2, 2022
It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Andersen. She is warm and caring and good at what she does.

  Dec 2, 2022
Since just takes forever to make appointments with any doctor!

  Nov 18, 2022
Great interaction with tech and doctor. Pleasant appt.

  Nov 18, 2022
I always have a good visit. I get in there in a timely matter. Everyone is very friendly and helpful and I love Dr. Andersen. She is very caring and attentive. Her medical assistant Shawna is great too.

  Nov 14, 2022
It was a successful appointment.

  Nov 10, 2022
As usual Dr Andersen made me feel comfortable and I was confident in the answer she gave to my questions.

  Nov 8, 2022
Check In was efficient, was able to do it online, was called back by Nurse Shauna quickly, saw Dr Andersen right away. She answered my many questions. Always a good experience

  Nov 7, 2022
Labs could no be completed and its very difficult for me to get transportation or me to return.

  Nov 7, 2022
What happened to yearly physicals ? As I get older I think total health tests for all are possible problems are needed .

  Nov 7, 2022
It has still been difficult to schedule visits, but the lag time has shortened this year. We are finding that almost all the medical profession in Portland area is suffering from lack of staffing.

  Nov 7, 2022
Dr Andersen is wonderful

  Nov 4, 2022
Regular medical assistant is awesome!

  Nov 3, 2022
Dr. Andersen is wonderful. We are so lucky she is our doctor.

  Oct 20, 2022
All good.

  Oct 20, 2022
Dr. Anderson, Chonna, the receptionist and the lab people were all professional, warm and caring. They each listened well and took very good care of me. I set the bar high when it comes to my medical care and the the people who provide it. Dr. Anderson and her team provide excellent care. I almost never give ratings as high as I did on this questionnaire. They are all well earned.

  Oct 20, 2022
Professional and approachable medical assistant and physician is excellent.

  Oct 18, 2022
Always leave feeling excellent. Dr. Andersen listens to me when I ask questions, she responds and always goes over my blood-labs results. There is a good... in the office.

  Oct 17, 2022
For several years I have the same provider I am very satisfied I trust her and this is the more important thing in my opinion.

  Oct 17, 2022
Dr. Andersen and her team are superb health care provider. I will recommend them without any hesitation.

  Oct 14, 2022
Dr. Andersen is a very caring health care provider. She was patient to listen to my concerns and provide solutions.

  Oct 11, 2022
Dr Anderson has become a trusted advisor for my father for the last decade. She is much more than a doctor for my father. She and her team was able to squeeze us in with a few days notice because of the urgency of my fathers need. Please express my families gratitude to Dr Anderson and shawna.

  Oct 10, 2022
Dr. Andersen & Shauna are outstanding! I feel so very fortunate to have them as my providers. The best. They are both so caring.

  Oct 6, 2022
I requested referral for PT but doctor recognized the issue needed more extensive visit to a specialist. That was arranged and I feel confident that this is the best approach for the issue.

  Oct 6, 2022
Very competent and friendly. Overall, a very good experience.

  Oct 4, 2022
Doc Andersen always spends as much time as it takes to review ever health issue. Jumps right in if something new pops up during visit. She is one in a million!

  Sep 30, 2022
Dr. Andersen is absolutely the best.

  Sep 20, 2022
Nice and professional

  Sep 15, 2022
Dr Andersen is really great to work with. I enjoy her and her nurse. The blood draw group from check in to drawing blood was also excellent that day!

  Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Anderson, kind and courteous, patient and caring. She showed genuine concerns and gave helpful advice.

  Sep 8, 2022
20 minute wait while 1 talked with walk in who had no appt, just wanted to talk about something. Other receptionist had head down with phone to her ear the whole time. So I was late for appt., 20 minutes. I had to go sit down to wait as back does not alllow me to stand long.

  Sep 6, 2022
I left my appointment feeling well cared and looking forward to the future.

  Sep 6, 2022
Always a pleasant and informative exchange of information with Dr Andersen

  Aug 29, 2022
I really like Dr. Andersen. We talk about my general health, my lifestyle, things I can do to maintain my good health. I go home with notes, a list of additional tests I need or providers to see. All In all, I don't know when I've had a physician who seems to care about me or that I enjoy any more than Dr. Andersen.

  Aug 25, 2022
The provider spent a good deal of time listening and talking with me and going over questions, concerns and discussing a number of topicss.

  Aug 25, 2022
Dr. Colene Andersen has been my Primary Care Provider for several years and I ALWAYS get the BEST care each and every time. Dr. Andersen is a very popular doctor and several of my friends/neighbors have been trying to have her as their Primary Care Provider as well, but she is extremely BOOKED and is unable to accept any more patients. I am VERY fortunate to be her patient. She's the best!!!

  Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Andersen is the best PC I have ever had!

  Aug 23, 2022
Very pleasant provider, listened politely to what I had to say.

  Aug 23, 2022
Dr Andersen is an amazing doctor and is a breath of fresh air after dealing with other local medical groups. Her staff are great as well

  Aug 19, 2022
Dr.Andersen is the best I've ever had, I just love her and her team

  Aug 16, 2022
Kisha took my sister's vitals and recorded the data within 10 minutes of our arrival. Very nice. Leslie, Dr. Andersen's nurse/case manager dropped in to introduce herself. A very nice and supportive assistant. Dr. Andersen arrived within 10 to 15 minutes and stayed, answering all our questions, for the next 45 to 50 minutes. What a blessing she is, knowledgeable and empathetic. You have a great crew.

  Aug 12, 2022
Always a good experience, I've been in this country 40 years and she is one of the best doctors I know in my life when she is talking with me the way she talks seems like she is curing me already 20 stars or all the stars in the universe thank for having here in this clinic.

  Aug 11, 2022
Pleasant, polite, easy to talk to and very thorough.

  Aug 4, 2022
Dr. Andersen is one of the, finest and most caring, Doctors I have had in my life time, I am ;age removed].

  Aug 2, 2022
Dr. Andersen is by far the best doctor I have ever had. Super knowledgeable, always there when you need her. She is easy to talk to and very caring.

  Aug 1, 2022
I am blessed to have Dr. Colene Andersen as mine and my wife's primary care physician. Between Dr. Andersen and Shauna we have the highest quality health care providers thank you to the Legacy team.

  Jul 29, 2022
I always feel comfortable with Dr. Andersen and Shauna! I trust and respect them both. They are always very caring.

  Jul 26, 2022
Dr Andersen gives me exceptional care, advice, motivation and makes me feel comfortable. This is the first time in my life that I have been this relieved to have such a caring and compassionate Primary Care Doctor.

  Jul 25, 2022
As always dr. Andersen is an excellent doctor, she always takes time to explain things to me in a way I can totally understand. I feel very privileged to have her as my primary care doctor.

  Jul 22, 2022
Doctor Andersen provides excellent care! She listens and explains everything clearly.

  Jul 11, 2022
Dr. Andersen always listens to what I have to say. She never appears hurried. I always feel better and optimistic about my health when I have seen her.

  Jul 8, 2022
Very good medical care

  Jul 7, 2022
Always very pleasant

  Jul 5, 2022
I would not... other provider or clinic.

  Jul 5, 2022
Always caring and helpful

  Jul 1, 2022
Dr. Andersen is very kind and attentive. I am very comfortable with asking any questions that I may have.

  Jun 30, 2022
I always receive great care from this Dr.

  Jun 27, 2022
I have no complaints in regards my provider!

  Jun 24, 2022
All good experiences.

  Jun 23, 2022
Always a very pleasant experience with Dr. Colene Andersen.

  Jun 20, 2022
Dr. Andersen is an amazing doctor - truly exceptional. At my annual check-ups, she listens carefully, covers all the bases and I never feel rushed. She is respectful and kind. She answers email questions the same day often staying late to do so. I have received replies at 8 p.m. before.

  Jun 17, 2022
Always I have good experiences related to my doctor and everybody on the staff.

  Jun 17, 2022
Very pleased with information and respect for my concerns!!!

  Jun 9, 2022
Shauna and Doctor Anderson are both professional and caring women. I am very happy I found Dr Anderson to be my medical provider. She is knowledgeable, pleasant and takes time to really listen to me.

  Jun 7, 2022
Caring provider, never rushes during appointment time. Follows up with my health questions promptly. Professional in all areas of expertise.

  Jun 7, 2022
Consistently great care. Provider listens and understands, and places info you giver her in the right context. Her interest, positive regard and positive approach makes her not only a caregiver but a healer. Her insights and knowledge make her an outstanding physician! She has a great partner in Shawna, her med assistant. They are a phenomenal team!

  Jun 6, 2022
She always listens, reviews meds and discusses current and new issues