Laura Gaff, MD

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

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5    188 Ratings    66 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Lake Oswego

412 A Ave., Suite 200
Lake Oswego, OR 97034-3078
503-635-2496

About Me:

I was born in Shanghai, China, but hung my hat in Dallas, Texas for many years. I earned a Bachelor's Degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in Neuroscience and Chemistry, and attended medical school at SABA University School of Medicine in the Netherland Antilles. I completed my residency in family practice at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan. During my residency, I was appointed as Clinical Faculty at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. I was also awarded the 2014 Resident Teacher Award by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. I enjoy practicing full spectrum family medicine and the relationships that are built between provider and patient. My clinical interests are Women's Health Care, Preventive Medicine, Mental Health, and Pediatrics. Clinical Interests: Preventive Medicine; Mental Health; Women's Health Care; Family Planning including utilization of IUDs and other contraceptive implants; Pediatrics; Skin Procedures; Joint Injections I believe in listening to my patients, and working with them to achieve better health. Hobbies include: Traveling, Cooking, Reading, Music, Photography

Education:
Residency: Munson Medical Center
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine, Netherlands
Bachelor of Science: Baylor University - Waco, TX
Year I Started Practice: 2006
Hospitals Served: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     188 Ratings     66 Comments

May 13, 2020
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Everything was handled professionally, personally and thoroughly regarding CoronaVirus situation. Dr. Gaff and her assistant, Debbie, were wonderful and reassuring.

Mar 27, 2020
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Dr. Gaff, as always, was competent, friendly informative and in this case did the procedure as described. She is a great doc.

Mar 5, 2020
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I felt that Dr. Gaff took plenty of time to discuss my concerns, more really than I expected. I was extremely pleased with the visit.

Mar 2, 2020
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Dr. Laura Gaff and her staff are always professional, knowledgeable and kind. I am relatively new patient (6 months) and have seen Dr. Gaff 2 times for menopausal related issues.

Mar 2, 2020
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the front receptionist that checked me in was rude, short, and seemed annoyed. Not the most welcoming feeling or best first impression coming into this office for the first time.

Feb 26, 2020
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good

Feb 26, 2020
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Dr. Gaff is such a great physician. She been very encouraging about my weight loss journey and given me options that came help me get to my goal. she is very respectful and easy going. Each time I see her, your physician to patient relationship becomes more comfortable. I really enjoy her as a person as well.

Feb 21, 2020
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Dr Gaff and her assistant are very through and work very close always checking everything needed. I have every confidence in them as my health care providers. The girls in the front reception desks are all very friendly and treat everyone with respect also I also think the computer system that lets all of my providers see whats going on with me and can have input and my my history being very important.

Feb 17, 2020
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This Clinic Doctors and Staff are consistently yeawsome!..always professional and friendly. love the option of making appointments and receiving Visit Summeries lab results on line.

Feb 17, 2020
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Dr. Gaff and the staff is always very informative, kind, respectful and helpful.

Feb 5, 2020
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a wonderful change & experience

Feb 3, 2020
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Very good! I got the answers of all my questions.

Jan 31, 2020
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I have ALWAYS positive experiences - great TEAM!!!

Jan 24, 2020
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Dr. Gaff is an excellent listener, clearing her responses to my health concerns and very easy to talk to. I am [age removed] and I Never NEVER EVER felt or heard anything that I would call "ageism." She respects me as a person. I have recommended her to three people who are seen by doctors other than at Legacy.

Jan 24, 2020
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Dr Gaff was great like always and so was her medical assistant Debbie!

Jan 17, 2020
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I felt the doctor and assistant listened and then took time to refer me for blood tests, doctor did a 1 stitch biopsy and referred me to my dermatologist & if need she would refer me to a rheumatologist. Excellent care!

Jan 16, 2020
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thank you Dr Gaff for always being outstanding when I visit, you always set my mind at ease arming me with great information

Jan 9, 2020
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Staff was professional & friendly.

Jan 8, 2020
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excellent support staff, very friendly and professional. Dr Gaff is very personable and knows. Nice office experience

Jan 8, 2020
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First visit

Jan 6, 2020
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It was my first visit with this provider as I wanted to establish myself with a new primary care closer to where i live. Everything about my visit was great except for the wait. My appt was at 9:30am and I didn't go back to the room until 10:10am. Once there it was fine

Jan 3, 2020
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Dr. Gaff is an excellent doctor.

Dec 23, 2019
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Dr Gaff is ALWAYS professional and personable

Dec 2, 2019
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A pleasure to visit. The visit was to establish a new primary care provider. I believe she is a very good fit for me. I am quite happy to have found Dr.Gaff.

Nov 27, 2019
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It was my very first Appt. with Dr.Gaff and she was caring but her assistant that day was rushing me. I It felt like the office was understaffed. I told her assistant that she measured me wrong...I haven't been [detail removed] since high school and I'm [age removed] years old. So we went back into the hallway to do it again because she was rushing and not listening very well that day. I get anxiety meeting a new doctor in a new offic. Please take it under consideration to slow down with the newbies.

Nov 15, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is wonderful! She is so knowledgeable, very friendly, and always puts my concerns at ease. She's personable and never makes me feel rushed. Best physician I've ever had (and I'm not exactly young!)

Nov 15, 2019
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I feel I always receive exceptional care when I visit this office.

Nov 7, 2019
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Dr. Gaff was great. I was having a female problem and wanted a female doctor for this visit. They got me right in and she was just excellent in every way.

Nov 7, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is unfailingly courteous and attentive.

Nov 7, 2019
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I was just thinking how fortunate my family and I are to have such an exceptional PCP and health care team with Dr. Laura Gaff.

Nov 4, 2019
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wonderful experience!!!

Nov 1, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is a pleasure to have as my primary care doctor. She's kind, compassionate and listens to my concerns. She's honest with me and explains diagnosis in a way that's easily understood.

Nov 1, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is very caring and knowledgeable.

Nov 1, 2019
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Good experience

Oct 25, 2019
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I am very pleased to have Dr. Gaff, as my doctor. She and her team; Debbie MA, other MAs, front desk receptionists and Austin in lab all are great. They really Care. Ps:I am a healthcare provider, it is very hard to find dedicated healthcare professional.

Oct 24, 2019
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very good

Oct 23, 2019
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appreciate the understanding in getting my daughter her needed shots. not easy but the MA Debbie and Dr. Gaff are great in working her through it.

Oct 23, 2019
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I was ill and now I feel well.

Oct 23, 2019
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Dr Gaff and Debbie were great like always!

Oct 10, 2019
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-Very quick & efficient.

Oct 9, 2019
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Answered my questions and recommended things to help me reach decisions to improve my overall health.

Oct 9, 2019
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The entire staff was courteous, professional, and personable...Dr., assistant, front office, follow up radiologist...all excellent!

Sep 30, 2019
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Dr. Gaff took the time to listen to my concerns and perform a thorough exam and recommended a combination of exercises I can do at home as well as optional over the counter meds as needed

Sep 19, 2019
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First appointment with this office was for an annual exam/check up. [date removed] Never received results from blood work taken that day - not by mail or a phone call. Had to ask for my results while in the office again for a flu shot on [date removed]. No explanation was given. This was a poor first impression of this office.

Sep 13, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is a caring,thoughtful and knowledgable Dr.I feel very confident that I am getting excellent care.

Sep 9, 2019
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Dr Gaff is extremely professional and kind. The staff is consistently wonderful also.

Sep 6, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is great!

Sep 6, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is an excellent physician.I feel extremely lucky to have her as my doctor. I have sent 2 people to her as new patents

Aug 28, 2019
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This team is like family, friendly, cheerful and helpful.

Aug 21, 2019
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Dr. Gaff and her assistant and the clerk/staff are the best!

Aug 21, 2019
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Dr Gaff is a gifted provider. I appreciate her knowledge and openness to alternative solutions. The only issue I have with this office is that the lobby smells like mildew.

Aug 19, 2019
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Dr. Gaff, Debbie, and the Receptionists are all outstanding. Our family [details removed] are so blessed to have Dr. Gaff as our family doctor and have found all to be warm, very efficient and we would highly recommend the Legacy Clinic to anyone, esp. to friends and loved ones.

Aug 15, 2019
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knowledgeable, responsive, communicative, personable, overall excellent...

Aug 12, 2019
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Dr. Gaff is the best. She is very thorough with the questions she asks and wants to ensure she has as much information as possible in order to provide the best care she can.

Aug 2, 2019
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I have never had such a good visit with a primary care doctor and I am [age removed] years old. she was thorough listened and treated me with respect. She treated me as a whole person not just another patient on an assembly line. wonderful doctor.

Aug 1, 2019
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I feel very fortunate to have Dr Gaff as my primary physician. she is excellent in every way.

Jul 25, 2019
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I'm very confident in having Dr. Gaff as my primary physician. She has a lovely "bedside manner" and relates to patients.

Jul 25, 2019
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All good experiences.

Jul 24, 2019
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Dr. Laura Gaff is amazing overall. Dr. really like her.

Jul 24, 2019
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The office staff, medical assistant and Dr. Gaff are pleasant, respectful, and efficient.

Jul 19, 2019
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All good, my problem was facilitated correctly.

Jul 12, 2019
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Dr Gaff always makes me feel like I matter. She is personable and friendly and yet still very professional.

Jul 10, 2019
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Dr Gaff and her aid Debbie are both friendly and knowledgeable and I'm able to contact them via my home computer. I can also view my entire medical records from my computer and ask questions when needed. I'm very pleased with the service from her office.

Jul 10, 2019
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Dr. Gaff always listens carefully to my concerns and addresses them in a highly satisfactory manner.

Jul 10, 2019
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All went well and as expected.

Jul 10, 2019
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visit felt rushed. I was surprised by the diagnosis and would have appreciated more time with her. The provider also prescribed two medications that did not work, and I had to return the next day to get different meds. Also had to wait 20min to see the doctor.
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