NAVIGATION

Laura JORDHEN

Title

Family Medicine Physician, Chair of Infection Control Department, UFH Family Medicine Fellowship-Preceptor

Degrees

BA, MD

Department

Family Medicine

Language

English

Biography

Areas of speciality:

Family medicine, including well baby and well child checks, gynaecologic care, preventive medicine and urgent care.

Education:

Dr. Jordhen received her MD degree from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon in 2001.  She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin in 2004.  She trained in the full-spectrum of family medicine in her residency, including inpatient and outpatient adult and paediatric care, as well as obstetrics.

Background:

Dr. Jordhen sees all patients one month of age and older.  She has over 15 years of experience with patients of all ages and backgrounds.  She developed an interest in international healthcare whilst studying in medical school and spent one year in India as a medical volunteer.  Her patients said she is an excellent listener and communicator.

Dr. Jordhen brings her significant clinical expertise to United Family Hospital.  She previously served as an affiliate professor at Oregon Health and Sciences University and now teaches Family Medicine Fellows at United Family Hospital, in addition to her regular patient care.  She has given lectures at Rui Jin Hospital and Jiao Tong University Medical School.

In 2012, she was named one of the top family physicians in Portland, Oregon.  She was also recognised as one of the best physicians in Changning District in 2016.

Dr. Jordhen is the chair of the Infection Control Department and has a passion for patient safety and evidence-based medicine.

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