Curtis Climer, MD

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

Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5    176 Ratings    83 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Woodburn

1002 N. Boones Ferry Road
Woodburn, OR 97071
503-981-9526

About Me:

My philosphy is straight forward: when you have a good primary care physician, with easy access to care and we have a good relationship, you will find that most of your problems can be handled as an outpatient. Your health and life depend on you having someone you can talk to and be heard by. I believe that good public health is the primary basis for all of healthcare. Public health comes in many forms, but over my career I have become concerned about a form of public health I call spiritual public health. I believe each of us is continuously growing and developing in many ways throughout our lives. My mid-life work has taught me the value and importance of developing our souls. I believe every stage of life has a spiritual journey which needs development and expression. To the extent we are successful at this development, we will have good spiritual public health. Hobbies include: Hiking, Music, Photography, Art, Hunting, Gardening

Education:
Chief Residency: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Residency: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Internship: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Masters: Western Oregon University
Year I Started Practice: 1982
Hospitals Served: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     176 Ratings     83 Comments

Jul 23, 2019
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Dr. Climer always shows respect for me and listens to all my questions. Answers all my question very clearly.

Jul 18, 2019
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Extremely happy with provider himself. Not thrilled with institutional rigidity in way the office is run.

Jul 15, 2019
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Upon leaving, following this visit, I thought that I especially liked this doctor, because he is so easy to talk with, so easy going, so kind, and thoughtful, all the reasons why I chose him in the beginning, when I was looking for a doctor years ago.

Jul 15, 2019
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Best family practitioner one can have - I am totally pleased

Jul 10, 2019
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Dr. Climer never checks my heart or lungs.

Jul 9, 2019
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Excellent experience... all of my experience history with Dr. Climer & his staff have been exemplary.

Jul 3, 2019
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Doctors and staff are professional and kind.

Jul 1, 2019
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Doctor Climer, and everyone I saw yesterday were extremely gracious and knowledgeable. I appreciated all of them.

Jun 18, 2019
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Wonderful.

Jun 10, 2019
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I am a pre-existing patient with Dr. Climer. Have seen him for several Internal Med. issues...as well as seeing Dr. Warren Okuns.All I have to say is: THANK GOD FOR DR. CLIMER!! He really looks over my computer record, while finding out what problem I am having at present!! When one can NOT be given a timely appointment with Doctor one normally sees, and one is forced to seek Urgent Care treatment, there is something wrong with that. This time I requested an urgent spot. with Dr. Climer and got it....Dr.. Okuns, as before, could not be accessed until way in July. I have a pre-existing spot. with him first July, which was scheduled a couple of months ago....but could NOT see him on an urgent, re-occuring U.T.I. matter before July...again.THANK GOD FOR DR. CLIMER! With pockets stick resting of Urine Spec., he found I have SAME U.T.I. I had a few months ago and Rx'd proper Antibiotic....plus, ordered blood drawn for two other very important issues.Dr.. Climer knows me and us like a shrewd Detective going through my computer record...C.T's , X-Rays, at all. He very rarely misses anything.My hat's off to him!!

Jun 7, 2019
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Good medical care.

Jun 5, 2019
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good

Jun 5, 2019
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Very timely visit due to my illness. Medical treatment was to the point and appropriate action taken. All staff were very professional and friendly.

May 30, 2019
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Dr Climer always helps me with whatever concerns I might have.

May 29, 2019
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Dr. Climer is very easy to talk to.

May 28, 2019
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This Legacy staff is excellent, caring, very professional. I drive 30-45 minutes to be helped by this staff, even though there is a closer Legacy office.

May 28, 2019
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the provider was attentive and concise

May 13, 2019
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Everything the BEST experience!

May 6, 2019
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I think Dr. Climer is an excellent doctor and I am always confident in his ability to meet all my medical needs or refer me to a specialist, if needed.

May 6, 2019
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Good appointment.. Dr. listened.

May 1, 2019
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1. I completed a pre-visit questionnaire and was surprised to find that one of the categories asked about sexuality with a number of different choices. That is a highly personal question that in my opinion is not appropriate on a standardized questionnaire; rather it should be the patient's choice to discuss this privately with the primary care physician or specialist as necessary. 2. This visit was due to [details deleted to protect privacy] Dr. Climer showed me the X-Ray so that I could connect the results showing problems in a particular area [details deleted to protect privacy]. Unfortunately, when the X-Ray report was released, it did not include any definitive statements about the affected area that I saw in the office. In fact, the entire report appeared to lack much detail.

Apr 12, 2019
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good

Apr 9, 2019
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Front desk very pleasant and receptive. Always a good experience to meet with Dr. Climer. He is concise, listens and is easy to understand with his evaluations and remedies.

Mar 28, 2019
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the doctor was a good listener and informative. Only minor issue was I wasn't phoned promptly with test results so I called in.

Mar 28, 2019
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In good health, so little causes need for lab and/or other testing. Several meds taken for many years, occasional lab monitoring good, Dr Climer willing to discuss and order appropriately. Appreciate that tests are not ordered "just because". Feel he is a partner in my health care, it is my responsibility to stay on top of things and with his help I am better able to do this.

Mar 22, 2019
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I have always received excellent care from Dr. Climer. He was the first doctor who listened to my concerns and diagnosed my medical condition correctly. In the past other doctors couldn't figure ouf my symptoms, whereas on the first visit he knew and has been treating me ever since. He is knowledgeable, kind, and a doctor who I highly recommend.

Mar 22, 2019
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Dr. Climer and staff always the best.

Mar 20, 2019
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Fast and accurate. Friendly with just the right touch of caring.

Mar 20, 2019
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The services I have always received from this provider have always been courteous & professional.

Mar 15, 2019
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I always have a good experience at the Legacy Health facility in Woodburn. They are all doing a great job.

Mar 13, 2019
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I'm a new patient with Climer, and am very satisfied.

Mar 13, 2019
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as always received good care and treated with respect by all at Dr Climers office.

Mar 12, 2019
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excellent

Mar 7, 2019
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Overall, a very good visit.

Mar 7, 2019
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This was my first visit to this office and was very happy with how I was treated and the time spent in the office. The office personnel were very friendly and efficient. The doctor was interested in finding out about me and took the time to discuss my health.

Mar 6, 2019
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still not getting billing of insurance correctnot billing both insurances as double covered

Mar 4, 2019
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Very happy with Dr. Climer.

Mar 4, 2019
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This was an initial meeting to establish care with Dr. Climer. Most of the time seemed to be spent watching him read my chart notes. If it were possible for the doctor to review my chart prior to seeing me in the exam room, it could have shortened the visit by about 30 minutes. However, for the time I was there, everyone was courteous, respectful and pleasant.

Mar 1, 2019
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I have never had such efficient service at a doctor's office as I have had at Legacy. [details deleted to protect privacy] Legacy and Dr. Climer and his assistant Roberto are a breath of fresh air and I am so grateful to have found them. I am still amazed at the excellent service I receive from them.

Feb 25, 2019
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always a good experience................

Feb 20, 2019
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Dr. Climer did not introduce himself to me. As this was the first time he saw me, he should have introduced himself. He did the same thing at my sons appointment the other day. He did not introduce himself to my husband or son.

Feb 19, 2019
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Very happy with Dr Climer and the entire staff

Feb 15, 2019
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very good Climer has been myprimary provider for over 27 years.

Feb 13, 2019
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Very very fine MD.

Feb 13, 2019
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Dr. Climer listens to me, and he made appointments for the necessary tests during the visit. I was able to be tested the same day and the following day at Legacy facilities. He always listens and gives options on what can be done based on his exam. I make the decisions as to what I feel is best for me.

Feb 11, 2019
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No culture or urine because urinalysis was negative - yet I told them I frequently have infection on culture - then I became ill with kidney infection.

Feb 8, 2019
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My case is different and Dr. Climer is trying everything to get me fixed, it was required many tests.

Feb 8, 2019
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Finally got answers not obtained after 4hrs. in ER. Dr. Climer is an excellent communicator and has always treated me and my symptoms with respect..I appreciate the phone or paper follow-up after each visit.

Feb 5, 2019
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Dr Climer spent a lot of time with me at this visit. He didn't make me feel rushed which made me feel comfortable talking to him about ALL my health concerns and questions.

Feb 4, 2019
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Dr. Climer is fabulous. He answers questions in an understandable way and provides important and useable information. He actually cares about his patients progress and is personable without crossing any patient-provider lines. He is the best medical provider I have had in many years!

Feb 4, 2019
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the people in this office are great and I hope they stay there I trust them.

Jan 30, 2019
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very friendly and prompt visit.

Jan 29, 2019
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The medical assistants are great as well as the doctor.

Jan 29, 2019
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The staff at this Legacy Office always go above and beyond. When I sign up on-line for an appointment, I ususally get a call asking how I'm doing and would I like to get in earlier. A very caring staff throughout. Thank you.

Jan 28, 2019
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I felt better when I left the office, than when I walked in.

Jan 25, 2019
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good visit

Jan 15, 2019
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Dr. Climer helped me with a corn that was painful on the bottom of my left. He also checked on my big toe which I had tried to prell the ingrown nail loose & the nail turned blue.

Dec 31, 2018
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They were good visits.

Dec 6, 2018
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Excellent experience

Nov 30, 2018
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when calling in especially for appointment you always have to leave a message and it take forever to get a call back and sometimes no call back. the front office is hard to get through

Nov 26, 2018
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A-OK

Nov 16, 2018
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My legs and feet are hurting and swelling a lot and Dr. Climer found it right away that it could be a blood flow problem so he ordered a ankle brachial index test. I really like it to get a print out of my visit so I can refer to it when I get home. Dr. Climer always give me one.

Nov 9, 2018
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Dr climer is always calm and curious about my health and is interested in what my concerns are

Nov 7, 2018
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I think my new provider is very kind with a great manner about him. He is very knowledgeable.

Oct 31, 2018
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Dr. Climer, family doctor, for YEARS! Always great service from dr. & staff.

Oct 26, 2018
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PCP spends way too much time typing on the computer and worrying about the computer. I sat there for 10 minutes while he tried to enter / fix something and it was a waste of time. He types the entire time we talk and rarely looks at me. Very impersonal. [details deleted to protect privacy]

Oct 22, 2018
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I have informed you before about the MYHEALTH information format for online observation. It is very poorly provided for a person's understanding. Whoever was expert in doing the software needs to go back to school.

Oct 16, 2018
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Dr Climer has always spent as much time with us and always answered all our questions, have never felt rushed during our visits, his staff has always been very respectful,

Oct 15, 2018
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over an hour wait time. positive encouraging with Dr. Climer. sincere and helpful.

Oct 12, 2018
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all very good

Oct 10, 2018
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Dr. Climer is a thoughtful practitioner who observes, listens to and engages his patients, considering each question seriously.

Oct 9, 2018
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Very prompt x-ray

Oct 9, 2018
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This doctor is always very good and checks me out and talks to me to see how I am doing.

Oct 5, 2018
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All very good.

Sep 28, 2018
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As usual, the level of professionalism & service was extraordinarily high.

Sep 26, 2018
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This office is always professional. Great team

Sep 17, 2018
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My doctor is a new doctor to me, as my old doctor is moving out of state. This was my first visit.

Sep 17, 2018
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Over all visit was very good.

Sep 5, 2018
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Dr. Climer is a very good doctor and the other personnel are very efficient and courteous.

Aug 31, 2018
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Good visit.

Aug 31, 2018
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The office staff are outstanding. One of the clerks that works upfront her name is Vicky she gets extra kudos because she's always helpful and wanting to make sure everything goes well with our visit in ours talk with the doctor.

Aug 28, 2018
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good

Aug 27, 2018
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they got me in very quickly ! thank you
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