Dr. Gordon Wolfe, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
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Age 69
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Dr. Gordon Wolfe, MD
I have practiced internal medicine in Oregon since 1978 initially in Seaside and then Tualatin. I am passionate about providing state-of-the-art preventative care. A renewed interest in addressing the leading cause of death in western culture (coronary heart disease) came to me after becoming certified as a lipidologist in 2006. This knowledge and advanced lipid testing has helped me greatly reduce risk in my patients by identifying vulnerabilities not otherwise discoverable using standard approaches. I believe that a majority of the onset and progression of chronic disease, that I was trained to treat, is avoidable by helping patients make better lifestyle choices. This requires more time per individual than I could provide in the traditional health delivery model and prompted my change to a 'direct care' approach. I'm an avid road cyclist; I consider exercise essential for a healthy brain, body and spirit. I have greatly benefitted personally, as have many of my patients, by adhering to a scientifically based 'whole food plant based' diet. I'm board certified in internal medicine and am a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. I graduated from The U of O Honors College Phi Beta Kappa, Senior Twelve, took an MD at OHSU and finished residency at Emanual Hospital here in Portland

5559 SW 85th Ave

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 894-9464

Dr. Gordon Wolfe, MD

Dr. Gordon Wolfe, MD

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Care Philosophy

Main focus is on preventing disease.  I have a Direct Care Practice where I spend a minimum of 30 minutes with a patient and up to two hours for a physical exams.  I coach my patients on diet and lifestyle to help them prevent or reduce disease. 
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Dr. Wolfe's Experience

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Dr. Wolfe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Preventive Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U Of O Honors College-Ba. Phi Beta Kappa 'senior Twelve' 1971
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Emanual Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Emanual Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wolfe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolfe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wolfe to family and friends
4.6
based on 24 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Wolfe Says:

I rarely read online comments, but encourage patients to express there opinions.

Dr. Wolfe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Portland, OR |
I have seen Dr. Wolfe for over 10 years and trust him implicitly. He is extremely knowledgeable and stays up to date on the latest medical trends from around the world. He is brilliant and truly cares about his patients.
Vancouver, WA |
I have never had such a thorough physical and interview of my health history and current conditions. Dr. Wolfe is totally "Prevention" oriented and is incredibly smart, encouraging me to optimal health, educating me towards that end, and oh so caring. He's the best doctor my husband and I have ever had and we look forward to being his patients for many years to come.
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Hospitals where Dr. Wolfe has admitting privileges

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
19300 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR 97062
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