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
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5    92 Ratings    54 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-Advanced Gynecology

19875 S.W. 65th Ave., Suite 250
Tualatin, OR 97062
503-612-5260

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

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5.0 out of 5     92 Ratings     54 Comments

Nov 16, 2018
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Very good experience with Dr. Pendergrass. However, her first appt. was almost a month from the date I called.

Oct 31, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass was patient and amazing - from taking a thorough history to conducting a painful but necessary exam, Dr. Pendergrass was patient, gentle, and understanding. I am highly satisfied with the care received by this physician!

Oct 26, 2018
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I had a hysterectomy that was performed by Dr Pendergrass. From her office staff to the hospital staff, the experience was exceptional in terms of service, kindness, facilities, intelligence and professionalism of staff. I was in great hands.

Oct 22, 2018
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she is awesome and so is her PA.. or MA..

Oct 17, 2018
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I like Dr. Pendergrass and she is not a "listed" provider under my new insurance but I see her anyway.

Oct 17, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass always makes me feel welcome and comfortable. She always takes her time explaining the issues or good things about my health and works with me to find ways that we can improve my health.

Oct 8, 2018
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I cancelled my appointment for [date deleted] 4 days prior, so I am just going off of my last visit I had with her. She is an amazing woman and doctor who genuinely cares about people and wants to make a difference in this world. Thank you Melissa, I feel better than I ever have! :)

Oct 4, 2018
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I stood for so long waiting to be acknowledged an MA actually had to tell the woman, and she was still confused. I was literally the only person standing in front of her. She's had a bad attitude the last few visits, I don't know if she's happy. I don't know her name as she doesn't wear a name tag that is easily seen but she has blond curls on top and dark on the bottom. Also she has worn a lot of glittery eye shadow every time I've needed to be seen.

Oct 3, 2018
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good

Oct 1, 2018
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Melissa is outstanding! She knows my medical history, asks good questions, listens attentively, and I leave my appointment feeling good about my health and aware of next steps I need to take to stay healthy.

Sep 26, 2018
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Very pleased with Dr. Pendergrass and her MA. They listened to my concerns and walked me through the procedure. Very professional and courteous.

Sep 26, 2018
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Melissa and her staff are always so kind and take good care of my needs.

Sep 19, 2018
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I was suffering from a long term, painful chronic disease that had destroyed my quality of life. Dr. Pendergrass has been extremely compassionate, professional and through her treatment plan, has given me back my quality of life. She is the best physician I have ever seen. My entire family is grateful for Dr. Pendergrass.

Sep 17, 2018
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visit was overall very good. Compared to other visits, the staff was very courteous, patient, attentive and willing to engage with all of my concerns, wether directly related to the illness at hand or not.

Sep 17, 2018
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Love this office and provider, great people.

Sep 6, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass is amazing and she has a wonderful staff

Aug 27, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass is my favorite healthcare provider. She is smart, always well prepared and takes time to explain to me what is going on and answer all my question. I would 100% recommend her to family and friends. she really is one of the best around.

Aug 17, 2018
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Doctor Pendergrass is the most caring and sweet person and her staff is the same. I have Never had a bad experience with them

Aug 13, 2018
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excellent

Aug 1, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is an awesome dr. very communicative & seems genuine w/ her concerns & care.

Jul 9, 2018
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Always a good experience - I appreciate having Dr. Pendergrass for my healthcare.

Jul 5, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass was absolutely amazing, I was referred by a great group of ladies and they all had great success stories. I'm confident she will do her best in helping me with my endometriosis. she listened and took her time answering questions and is THE sweetest doctor I have ever been to. So happy I found her!

Jul 5, 2018
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she was amazing and so kind and helpful and patient!

Jul 2, 2018
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Melissa was very helpful thank you Melissa

Jun 27, 2018
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I have always had great experiences visiting Dr Pendergrass and the office staff. I am so glad to have this resource for my health!

Jun 22, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is the most well rounded medical professional I've seen. She is respectful, listens, puts you at ease, and provides good medical advice. I'm looking forward to continuing to work with her.

Jun 20, 2018
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I appreciate that the doctor and clinicians notified me before they did everything. Everyone at this clinic was kind, respectful, and professional.

Jun 18, 2018
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My experience was very nice. I feel like I made a good decision... to Dr Pendergrass from my previous gynecologist.

Jun 4, 2018
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My husband and I were very impressed with Dr. Pendergrass and all of her staff. She made me feel comfortable not rushed and her office is always quick to respond to any questions I send online. I would recommend her to anyone.

May 18, 2018
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it was all good. I have huge respect and appreciation for Dr. Pendergrass

May 7, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass is by far the most down to earth and knowledgeable Dr. I have ever seen for women's health. I actually enjoy my visits with her!

May 3, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is great!

Apr 11, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass and her staff were very professional but also very personal. I appreciated her willingness to listen and to talk through all of the options for my care

Apr 4, 2018
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very good

Mar 28, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass is always so caring and compassionate , she truly cares about her patient's wellbeing and quality of life. She's an excellent listener and explains things at a level of easy understanding. I highly recommend her!

Mar 16, 2018
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i have never had a doctor that actually communicated with me instead of at me. Melissa and her team were amazing!

Mar 16, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass was great. She listened carefully and asked lots of questions. I felt very comfortable with her. She was very honest about her abilities and limitations in regards to advanced endometriosis surgery, which I really appreciated. She offered to connect me with other specialists, and also referred me to a naturopath. I traveled down from Portland to see her and felt that it was time well spent. I would highly recommend her.

Mar 16, 2018
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dr. Pendergrass is the best!

Mar 16, 2018
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this was my first visit to this clinci & I was really pleased with my care. I thought Dr. Pendergrass was awesome. Really professional & so nice. she was on time which is something I really appreciate. I'm looking forward to continuing my care with her.

Mar 7, 2018
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everything was good.

Mar 6, 2018
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Melissa was amazing! Comforting, knowledgeable and very kind.

Feb 23, 2018
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This was my initial visit to this doctor. I was impressed by her professional manner and the way she interviewed me to address my concerns and questions. Her assistant made a very positive impression on me before I even met the doctor. I feel I have had exceptional treatment by all Legacy doctors, nurses, and technicians that I have sought care from over the past 7 years in clinics and in the Legacy Meridian hospital.

Feb 14, 2018
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Dr Pendergrass is really amazing and listened to my concerns and really discussed all my options to me. I would highly recommend her.

Feb 9, 2018
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The dr. as well as the staff are easy to talk to, professional and friendly. I feel the Dr. is very knowledgeable and sensitive to my wellbeing.

Feb 7, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is very kind, caring, compassionate, and attentive. Dr. Pendergrass makes me feel comfortable and answers every question. She never rushes you and goes above and beyond.

Feb 2, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is the only gynecologist I will see because she knows my medical history and takes the time to discuss all options with me. She helps me find conservative options for treatment before moving on to more invasive methods. Her and her staff are respectful of me and always make sure I'm comfortable with the decisions made. They're careful with my care and don't take unnecessary risks, which is important to me. I recommend Dr. Pendergrass to everyone and they always thank me for helping them find such a caring, informative provider. Dr. Pendergrass's assistance increased my quality of life substantially and I'll always be thankful to her for that.

Jan 31, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is amazing, she really listens to her patients and cares for them, she is the best!

Jan 19, 2018
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The last page of question is a little to much, why would Legacy need to know how many years of schooling I have completed when you already know my age and the whole asking if I'm Hispanic or not and listing White as an answer, Caucasian is a better term personally.

Jan 17, 2018
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Melissa is hands down one of the greatest, most knowledgeable physicians I've seen.

Jan 10, 2018
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Dr. Pendergrass is exceptional and I trust her more than any provider I've ever had!

Jan 8, 2018
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I recently had surgery with Dr Pendergrass and received several follow up calls from the office to check in and make sure everything was going as planned with recovery. I would highly recommend her to anyone else with endometriosis, her care was beyond expectations.

Dec 29, 2017
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I LOVE Dr. Pendergrass. She is warm, caring, and positive and patient. A wonderful human being and care provider.

Dec 20, 2017
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Very good doctor!

Dec 18, 2017
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Melissa Pendergrass and her nurse katarina are amazing.
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