Ashlie Behm


Finding the Right Portland Pediatrician for Your Family

A newborn baby sleeps on a white bed while wrapped with a white blanket

Even before your child is born, you constantly try to figure out what’s best for them. From shopping for their car seats to planning their meals, their health and safety are always at the front of your mind. This is why the search for a Portland pediatrician is so important. Not only do you want to find someone who will consistently care for your child, but you also need to make sure you feel comfortable bringing up concerns without worry of being dismissed. If you’ve been on the search for a provider for your child, I’d love to tell you about the best Portland pediatricians. With any of these practices, I’m confident you’ll find a doctor your family can trust!  

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Making Your Child’s Health a Priority with A Portland Pediatrician

East Portland Pediatric Clinic

East Portland Pediatric Clinic uses evidence-based care to keep your child feeling their best! The center offers five pediatricians, so you can find someone who understands your family. The office is open 364 days a year and is incredibly flexible when it comes to same-day visits. They also offer an expert nurse’s line so you can manage your child’s care from the comfort of your home. The office provides behavioral and mental health care and adolescent medicine that empowers your teen to take charge of their health. 

New parents lay on a bed holding hands and their sleeping newborn baby in front of them before visiting a Portland pediatrician

Metropolitan Pediatrics

Metropolitan Pediatrics stays open seven days a week so you can have exceptional care when needed. You’ll find a large team of doctors available across the six Portland metro locations. The office is there for your baby from the earliest moments of their life through newborn appointments and lactation support. You can stop by for well-visits, complex care, same-day visits, medical ear piercings, and more. 

Sunset Pediatrics

Sunset Pediatrics is an office recognized by several local publications for its commitment to exceptional care. The office offers five pediatricians who will be there for well-visits, sick visits, and specialized care. The dedicated nurse’s line will answer all your questions, and the doctors take the time at each appointment to ensure you feel comfortable managing your child’s health.

A newborn baby sleeps on a cushion in a white blanket before visiting a Portland pediatrician

Sellwood Medical Clinic

Sellwood Medical Clinic has four locations across Portland where your family can find a diverse team of experts. The office welcomes every family and will ensure your child receives the care they deserve. The office offers same-day visits, well-visits, and a family medicine clinic for all ages. They also provide telehealth appointments for extra convenience. 

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Portland Pediatrician

With these Portland pediatrician practices, your child’s health will always feel like a priority. Check them out today so you can keep your child feeling their best. 

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  1. This can be so overwhelming for new parents but you did an awesome job keeping it simple!

  2. It’s so important to find a pediatrician you trust! This is such a great resource for Portland parents.

  3. Charis says:

    Great list of options for parents in Portland!

  4. Stacy says:

    As a momma who had an emergency with my baby over 20 years ago at the family doctor, it’s imperative to have a pediatrician to care for our babies. Such good information!

  5. Finding this list of pediatricians before the baby is born really comes in handy.

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