Heather Abe, OBGYN

August 11, 2015- McMinnville, OR– Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the joining of Dr. Heather Abe to their medical staff. She is the newest addition to Valley Woman’s Health specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Abe has come a long way to continue her career here in McMinnville. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, Dr. Abe pursued her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and a Master’s degree from Boston University. After completing her Master’s she decided that she would further her education and follow her passion to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine where she earned her doctorate of Osteopathy.

Dr. Abe says that she became an OBGYN because she “wanted to help women in a meaningful way while integrating her love for science.” She said that she also felt very “passionate about helping moms have healthy babies and helping woman lead healthy lives overall. The best part of my job is knowing that I really have helped someone.”

In her practice at Valley Women’s Health she treats the following conditions:

  • Routine High Risk Obstetrics
  • Infertility Evaluation & Management
  • Preconception Counseling & Testing
  • Office Gynecology
  • Well Women Annual Exams
  • Menopause/Hormones
  • Birth Control
  • Gynecological Surgery

Dr. Abe recently moved to McMinnville with her spouse and two children. In her free time she says that she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, photography, playing board games, traveling, and cooking.

Dr. Abe is accepting new patients and can be contacted at (503) 474-1148. Her office is located at 2700 SE Stratus Ave. Suite 301, McMinnville, OR

Welcome to Willamette Valley Medical Center Dr. Abe, we are excited to have you as part of our team!

About Willamette Valley Medical Center

Located in McMinnville, Oregon, Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is an 88-bed acute-care, full-service facility, fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital employs more than 400 people at its current modern facility, which was built in 1996. Nationally recognized for its quality of care, WVMC is one of only 147 hospitals in the nation to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four consecutive years by The Joint Commission. WVMC features a 24-hour Emergency Department with round-the-clock imaging and laboratory services, the Joint Replacement Institute, a Critical Care Unit and a Senior Behavioral Health Services unit. WVMC also provides a host of other services including a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient Surgical Services, a Family Birthing Center, Endoscopy, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardio Pulmonary Services, Breast Center, and Therapy Services. In addition, the hospital offers specialty services in the H. R. Hoover, MD, Cancer Center and the Wound Care Center. For more information, visit www.WillametteValleyMedical.com

About Capella Healthcare

Capella Healthcare partners with communities to build strong local healthcare systems that are known for quality patient care. Based in Franklin, Tenn., Capella owns and/or operates 13 acute care and specialty hospital facilities in six states. With the philosophy that all healthcare is local, Capella collaborates with each hospital’s medical staff, board and community leadership to take care to the next level. The company has access to significant leadership and financial resources, investing in its family of hospitals to strengthen and expand services and facilities. For more information, visit the website at www.CapellaHealthcare.com