Melissa Pendergrass
Legacy Health Partners

Melissa Pendergrass, MD

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

    Gynecology, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Abnormal Bleeding (Management), Adolescent Gynecology, Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynological Surgeries, Endometriosis, Outpatient Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menopause Management, Myomectomy, Ovarian Cysts, Pelvic Pain and Adhesive Disease, Robotic Surgery, Sexual Health, Uterine Fibroids
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 58 RATINGS & 26 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Advanced Gynecology

About Me:

Dr. Pendergrass is passionate about providing women with minimally invasive surgical options to treat a majority of gynecologic disorders. She is fellowship-trained in Gynecologic Endoscopy through the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (ASRM), and Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. During her two-year fellowship, she performed over 550 robotic, laparoscopic, and hysteroscopic procedures. This breadth of knowledge and experience resulted in her becoming a surgical consultant for gynecologists in the Portland community. She has lectured regionally, presented at national conferences, and her surgical videos have been shown across the country. Hobbies include: Traveling, Hiking, Spending time with my family, Reading, Fitness, Square Dancing

Education:
Fellowship: Legacy Portland Hospitals-Emanuel & Good Samaritan
Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - Chicago
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     58 Ratings     26 Comments

Sep 30, 2022
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My husband and I were extremely impressed with the staff and Dr. Pendergrass, in particular.

Sep 28, 2022
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This was a postop appt. She explained everything from the surgery very well.

Sep 2, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is great. Always knows you and your condition, so you don't have to keep explaining things. Very personable and listens to what you have to say.

Sep 2, 2022
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I was late and she sqeezed me in since I waited 2 months for this appt and would of needed to wait again 2 months

Aug 30, 2022
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She was one of the BEST drs. I have ever seen -

Aug 17, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is the most thoughtful, thorough, and knowledgeable providers I have ever seen.

Jul 15, 2022
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I always feel that Dr. Pendergrass and her staff do a good job of addressing questions in a prompt and clear manner. They also are always able to recall info about the patient even not related to your medical condition.

Jul 13, 2022
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An amazing overall doctor makes you feel comfortable, makes you feel heard, and gives you test results right away. Would recommend her to everyone. She is amazing. I wouldn't go to any other doctor!

Jul 8, 2022
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Doctor Melissa is one of the best doctor, she's doing her job very professional.

Jun 28, 2022
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The doctor got me in the next day for somewhat of a medical emergency. She is very busy so I greatly appreciated her time. The medical assistant is always the same and I feel well taken care of. This is a great provider and I hope she remains my doctor for many years to come.

Jun 15, 2022
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I felt dismissed and generally uncared for

May 20, 2022
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I appreciate the time Dr. Pendergrass takes to answer all my questions and her nurse is so nice. I feel very comfortable and cared for at my visits.

May 4, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is the best endometriosis specialist I have met with in the past 20 years. I am referring my sister as well.

Apr 29, 2022
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I was sent to Dr. Pendergrass by my rgular OBGYN for a hysterectomy. Dr. Pendergrass & her entire staff, especially Katarina, were amazing. They listened to my concerns & took the best care of me from start to finish.

Apr 20, 2022
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The experience with the ultrasound tech, nurse and doctor was amazing! I felt extremely comfortable and at ease given what I was in for.

Apr 20, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is always caring and compassionate. I love watching her mind work as she puts puzzle pieces together to find a solution. I know that I'm in great hands and trust her completely. I know she wants the best for me.

Apr 1, 2022
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Good.

Mar 9, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is the best gynecologist I have ever seen. Patient, kind, diligent and thorough. I feel her warm care and concern for me. I trust her. I would recommend her to anyone.

Mar 9, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass and nurse Katerina are awesome, I feel they truly care and know what they are doing and give the best care possible. They are the best!

Mar 9, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is a great listener. She answers my questions and I leave my visits feeling good about next steps and my overall health!

Mar 4, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is knowledgeable, compassionate, and responsive. I feel very confident in her care.

Feb 4, 2022
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Dr. Pendergrass is so present during my visits, always. She's an excellent listener & incredibly intelligent. I feel very included in the plan, whatever that is to be. She seems to have a very high emotional intelligence as well.

Jan 21, 2022
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Extremely caring and respectful doctor and staff and made me feel comfortable immediately. Doctor is very thorough, knowledgeable, skilled and approachable. I very much would like to keep this doctor as my main GYN going forward.

Jan 19, 2022
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Dr Pendergrass was, as always, efficient in my medical care.

Dec 17, 2021
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Dr. Pendergrass is very easy to talk to & very knowledgeable.

Dec 3, 2021
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I will surely recommend ms.Pendergrass she's an awesome doctor
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