Laura Zhong
Legacy Health Partners

Laura Gaff, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Breastfeeding
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 188 RATINGS & 87 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Lake Oswego

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 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, Breastfeeding Medicine; Pediatrics; Skin Procedures; Joint Injection I believe in listening to my patients, and working with them to achieve better health.

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

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     188 Ratings     87 Comments

Sep 22, 2021
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Great knowledgeable doctor

Sep 22, 2021
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Her agenda was to push the COVID vaccine and it made me very uncomfortable. I told her several times I was not interested. Moreover I was getting over the flu She never bothered to check my lungs or ask me about it. Instead I feel like she's super masked up and try to stay away. I did let them know that I tested twice negative for Covid before my appointment but that did not matter. I will not go back there

Sep 17, 2021
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Very kind and thorough

Sep 17, 2021
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My provider and her staff are always professional and courteous. And I always receive direct answers to my questions.

Sep 2, 2021
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Dr. Gaff is very competent. I feel her bedside manner is lacking, however. At an appointment for a physical I want to have some "banter" time. I want to ask minor physical ailment questions that would not warrant a usual full appointment. I want to ask oddball questions and have a reflective answer.

Sep 1, 2021
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Dr gaff is the best Dr l have ever had she's takes time with you never rushed shows a genuine concern she's outstanding Dr never a problem to get an appointment with her.

Sep 1, 2021
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Very cordial interchange with all persons in the office. Felt completely at ease.

Aug 30, 2021
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Dr gaff is always nice, patient and through. Big thanks.

Aug 27, 2021
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Dr. Gaff is always attentive and diligent in her discussions of health issues

Aug 25, 2021
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I feel lucky to choosh Legacy .

Aug 23, 2021
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Good

Aug 23, 2021
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Routine

Aug 18, 2021
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Very satisfactory visit

Aug 18, 2021
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I feel comfortable and confident with Dr. Gaff

Jul 30, 2021
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Exam table was not functioning properly, so I could not lie down for abdominal exam.

Jul 26, 2021
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My husband and adult make children have their own gp's so they are all set.

Jul 21, 2021
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I have always been provided with excellent care! All the doctors and staff have consistently been professional and friendly. The main recepionst, whose name I have forgotten, has always been friendly, timely and professional. Debbie, the lead MA, is always a delight and very caring. She respons to emails with 24hrs with complete answers to my questions. Dr. Gaff is a jewel! I have never had a bad experience.

Jul 15, 2021
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This was my first visit with Dr. Gaff and I have to say I was so impressed with her whole staff. Everyone was so welcoming and professional and cheerful. I really have the utmost confidence in Dr. Gaff and her medical team.

Jul 2, 2021
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She could not have been more helpful.

Jul 1, 2021
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All of my questions were answered, action was taken on laboratory evaluation and a visit to an orthopedic surgeon, visit was discussed briefly as a point of information for Dr. Gaff.

Jun 24, 2021
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Good visit. Dr Gaff addressed all of my concerns.

Jun 23, 2021
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Wonderful provider. Never a bad experience in all the time she has been my doctor

Jun 23, 2021
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I was able to get in right away

Jun 23, 2021
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Dr Gaff is the ultimate professional with a sympathetic and positive demeanor. She listened carefully, was very concerned and offered advice on health issues and medications to help my situation. She never hurried me and made me and my husband feel comfortable and on top of my health situation. Couldn't be happier with Dr Gaff!

Jun 23, 2021
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provider listened to my concerns and provided good answers.

Jun 21, 2021
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dr. Laura had trouble with the IUD insertion, not her fault but it was a bit tramautic for both of us.

Jun 18, 2021
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I truly am thankful as young as Dr Gaff is, she is extremely knowledgeable, about any questions I may have regarding my health. she's definitely a keeper!

Jun 17, 2021
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squeezed me in to get me seen quickly

Jun 14, 2021
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All Good

Jun 9, 2021
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I have received excellent care from this provider. Dr. Gaff is an exceptional family physician, and I am confident in the care received from her. Dr. Gaff is a professional in every way and I hold her in high regard.

Jun 7, 2021
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Always professional, caring and knowledgeable from Dr. Gaff, nurse Debbie and office staff.

Jun 2, 2021
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everything went very smoothe

Jun 2, 2021
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always a good experience

May 19, 2021
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medical assistant was great. doctor is easy to talk to and able to be professional and personable

May 3, 2021
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this was my first visit with this doctor so some of the questions or hard to answer since "always" really only applied to one visit. But it was an excellent one.

May 3, 2021
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I feel comfortable and satisfied with the service and care my provider gives. Staff is very helpful.

Apr 29, 2021
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Dr Gaff is like a friend that I can talk to about anything that is on my mind. She is a good listener.

Apr 29, 2021
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Dr. Gaff is always very attentive to any health problem I may be experiencing.

Apr 28, 2021
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Dr. Gaff is very informed, well educated and kind. Excellent Dr.!

Apr 26, 2021
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Dr Gaff is a very understanding & to the point doctor. She is very professional.

Apr 22, 2021
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Dr Gaff and her RN, Debbie are beyond wonderful and a real blessing to my family.

Apr 21, 2021
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DR. Gaff is outstanding! She is very professional,yet easy to talk to about any health concerns. Because of her medical knowledge, she has always been able to prescribe effective medications for me. Her staff and receptionists are also warm and friendly. Visiting Dr. Gaff is never dreaded, but is an appointment that is appreciated!

Apr 19, 2021
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I have abnormal labs and am still waiting for follow up and prescription drug modification.

Apr 14, 2021
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I am a new patient for Dr. Gaff a referral of an existing patient of hers. Dr. Gaff is very kind and professional. However, her office seems to be overloaded. Initially my first appointment was scheduled to [date removed] Finally I was able to see her [date removed]

Apr 14, 2021
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Dr Gaff is well informed and up to date on issues that are of interest to me.

Apr 8, 2021
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I think Laura Gaff has given me great care. She is terrific! Her assistant Debbie is terrific! Always available & responsive!

Apr 7, 2021
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Debbie and Dr. Gaff are always friendly and professional!

Apr 1, 2021
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I called to make my well check appt. and they couldn't schedule me for 3 months. After a month goes by, they call to tell me they need to move my appt. to an hour later. I told them that didn't work & the original time worked best. They acted annoyed and said I could either take this later time or wait 3 more months. How is this good customer service? They need to change my time for their now scheduled meeting but they won't be flexible regarding my schedule?

Mar 26, 2021
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Everyone at this office is amazing! The receptionist was extremely friendly and helpful. Debbie, the MA, was very kind. Dr. Gaff is helpful and understanding as always. I love this office.

Mar 24, 2021
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Doctor Gaff provided fantastic care.

Mar 24, 2021
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Always listens. Asks excerpt question. clearly understand what I need. Friedly and makes you know she cares about you.,

Mar 18, 2021
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I have always been treated with respect and Debbie the Medical assistant is very detailed in her service prior to meeting with Doctor.

Mar 17, 2021
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Love love love Dr. Gaff. She is amazing at her job! I always feel so cared for.

Mar 15, 2021
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everyone was very courteous and professional.

Mar 15, 2021
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My experience was excellent!

Mar 11, 2021
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Always top notch!

Mar 11, 2021
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DR. Gaff and MA Debbie are the greatest. They are always there to offer help at any time. A valuable asset any time but particularly in these days with so many challenges for the health care profession. Covid ETC.

Mar 10, 2021
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The doctor sent me immediately to the hospital which was very necessary.

Mar 3, 2021
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This provider has been dismissive of the issues I've brought up numerous times and seems to have no time for me. After reviewing the notes in my online account from yesterday's appointment and seeing that numerous things were written down as having been discussed, when in fact they absolutely were not, I will be switching primary care providers.

Mar 1, 2021
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Dr. Gaff & her nurse always are amazing.

Feb 24, 2021
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All good

Feb 18, 2021
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Dr. Laura Graff and her team are always so kind and wise with their medical advice and communication.

Feb 18, 2021
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I like that Dr Gaff provided me with printed materials about my condition which I can refer to after my visit. It's sometimes hard to remember everything that a doctor says so the printed info as well as the on-line summary of the visit are helpful.

Feb 18, 2021
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Laura Gaff is an excellent dr. I am totally satisfied with the care I get from her

Feb 18, 2021
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very accommodating office doctor and staff

Feb 11, 2021
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Dr. Gaff and her assistant Debbie are always a big help to me.

Feb 10, 2021
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This was the first time I met Dr Gaff and was impressed with her knowledge and care she provided with my healthcare needs

Feb 10, 2021
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back in 2015 Dr Gaff saved my life. My regular Dr. moved to north carolina so i decided to see Dr Gaff. I think she is an excellent provider. I trust her to give me sound advice.

Feb 4, 2021
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Dr. Gaff and I had an excellent visit. In addition to the primary reason for my visit, she took the time to answer other questions I had regarding other medical concerns.

Feb 3, 2021
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I always feel respected and listened to by Dr. Gaff.

Jan 27, 2021
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Dr. Gaff is exceptional at her job. She shows empathy/compassion as well as knowing my extensive history. Great doctor!

Jan 27, 2021
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The most comprehensive and useful physical exam I have had in years.

Jan 6, 2021
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This was a surprisingly good visit! the instructions said I could discuss any medical problems that should be dealt with by a separate appointment. I had some concerns and asked them anyway. I was listened to courteously and received excellent responses that assured me that doctors really do care. in the past, I have left feeling like the checkup visit was a waste of time, since we only talked about what I had already answered on line. since the things I was questioning weren't on the firm, they were never discussed. These questions were not urgent medical questions worthy of a separate appointment which wastes their time and my money.

Dec 30, 2020
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Dr. Gaff and her staff are wonderful. My only comment is that my appt was at 8:10am and I didn't see the Dr until 8:40/ 8:45. There was a staff meeting that occurred from after check in until 8:30, so perhaps appts should be scheduled more appropriately.

Dec 28, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Gaff. She seemed to be very thorough.

Dec 17, 2020
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Dr Gaff is always welcoming and, based on my experience, knows her patients and their conditions. She's courteous, knowledgeable and communicates effectively at a layperson's level. She definitely has the human touch. She's an asset to the Legacy team without doubt.

Dec 10, 2020
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I recommend my godmother to this group - she also loves the care she receives! Dr. Gaff is very intelligent, patient & informed.

Dec 9, 2020
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would like her to answer my questions in My Chart.

Nov 18, 2020
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Other than the fact that the office was very busy and the appointment took quite awhile Dr. Gaff and Debbie were great as always. The unusual times, COVID and its byproducts understandably create backlogs not normally experienced. I get it...

Nov 16, 2020
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As always care is shown

Nov 12, 2020
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The staff and physician were attentive and listened to my queries carefully and courteously.

Oct 29, 2020
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Never a bad experience.

Oct 29, 2020
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everything went well

Oct 29, 2020
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Dr Gaff has always gone out of her way to ask me if there is anything else I have a problem with besides the reason for the appointment. I always feel comfortable asking questions, even stupid questions. She always answers and does not act like she thinks they are stupid. If I ask her if she thinks I should see a specialist for a certain problem, she is always willing to give me a referral to one although I really think she is capable of doing whatever I need. She seems to be a very smart Doctor as well as knowing how to make me feel comfortable informing me what I need to do, without telling me I have to! My last three Drs died, retired and moved out of state. I really hope Dr Gaff stays as long as I am alive By the way, I feel comfortable during this pandemic going to her office because of the way this office and the staff operate.

Oct 22, 2020
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VERY efficient practice!!!! Great to be with!!!!

Oct 21, 2020
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Dr. Gaff and her team are fantastic. I am very satisfied in all respects.

Oct 19, 2020
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Dr Gaff is consistently professional and kind.
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