Talk to an experienced physician or hospice nurse to help arrange for ethical and compassionate end-of-life care consistent with Catholic teaching. Our team can answer questions about appropriate transition to hospice/palliative care vs. continuing life-sustaining treatment, help write advanced directives, answer questions about hospice care from a Catholic perspective, plan a virtual meeting with your current treating physician or nurse, answer questions about DNR, POLST, and much more.

Pediatric End-of-Life Care and Hospice Providers in Oregon

We are sorry, but at this time MyCatholicDoctor does not have any participating Pediatric End-of-Life Care and Hospice providers licensed in the state of Oregon. For most clinical services, our providers are required by law to be licensed in the state where you are located. We are recruiting new providers all the time, so check back soon.

Please see our complete list below of MyCatholicDoctor providers currently available in Oregon.

Other MyCatholicDoctor providers available in Oregon

Elizabeth Ropp, D.O.
Pediatrician

Dr. Ropp is available to see pediatric patients from birth to adolescence for medical and behavioral needs. She is available for virtual primary care, ranging from well child visits to urgent medical needs, along with lactation support and wellness/nutritional education. She also provides vaccine and medical consultation. She applies her osteopathic medical training to the evaluation and treatment of each individual through a "whole-body" approach.

Arnoldo Padilla Vazquez, M.D.
Internal Medicine Physician

Dr. Padilla Vazquez sees adults for all medical concerns including acute and chronic conditions, COVID care, behavioral/mental health, men's health, and end-of-life care consultation. He has a particular interest in Functional Medicine. Dr. Padilla Vazquez is fluent in English and Spanish.

Craig Turczynski, Ph.D.
Reproductive Physiologist

Dr. Craig Turczynski is an expert in the field of reproductive physiology, having formerly run an IVF lab. He left IVF and now helps couples who desire to achieve pregnancy while under the guidance of the woman's physician. He will teach and coach the couple on use of the Billings Ovulation Method® or review other charting data and help them identify the peak period of fertility. When couples are experiencing infertility and one or both of them have an endocrine or metabolic issue, he will become a member of the health care team to expedite successful treatment. Having run an andrology laboratory, he is also able to provide feedback on previous semen analysis testing and the need for additional evaluation of the man. Dr. Turczynski is especially passionate about helping couples who are considering IVF or have used IVF in the past.

Megan Kreft, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Creighton Model FertilityCare System Practitioner Intern, NaProTECHNOLOGY Medical Consultant Intern

Megan sees adolescent and adult patients for primary care/urgent care services. She provides NaProTECHOLOGY care for women facing a variety of women's health issues. Additionally, she works with women and couples providing natural family planning instruction in the Creighton Model System.

Matthew Estrade, MA, MBA
Gerontologist

Matthew coaches care partners (caregivers) of persons living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias in strategies to make the best of a challenging situation. Appointments are typically for care partners so that they can speak frankly, however, they may include the person living with dementia if that is preferred. He also facilitates care partner support groups online to help them find fellowship and brainstorm solutions together. Support groups are also offered for persons living with dementia in the early stages. To Matthew, it is a privilege partnering with families to see what can be done to live life to its fullest.

Kristen Moore, CHWC
Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Kristen sees adults and adolescents for health and wellness consultation and weight management.

Darci Blackstock
Health Coach

Darci partners with adults interested in improving health and wellbeing.

Rev. Fr. Christopher Smith, PharmD
Doctor of Pharmacy, Priest

Rev. Fr. Chris is a Doctor of Pharmacy who provides consultation regarding all medications and vaccines, especially regarding issues related to medical ethics.

Wendy Reimann, LMFT, LPC
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

Wendy sees children, adolescents, and adults for individual, family, and marriage counseling.

Chiara Maria Estes, RD
Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist

Chiara sees both adolescent and adults with medical nutritional needs or a desire for weight management.

Amanda Western, RN, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant

Amanda provides lactation care from pregnancy through the weaning process. She sees families in person in the Baton Rouge, LA area and offers virtual consults for any location.

Lydia Borja
Certified Fertility Awareness Educator & Health Coach

Lydia sees women, teens (must have menstruated at least once), and couples.

Judy Black, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Black sees children from birth through 18 years of age for medical, behavioral and developmental concerns.

Stephanie Hamilton, CFCP
FertilityCare Practitioner

Stephanie Hamilton sees women anytime between their first and last period. Husbands/fiancé’s should attend for natural family planning purposes, if possible. Mothers or another support person are welcome to come for health monitoring. In-person and online meetings offered.

Christina Valenzuela
NFP Instructor

Christina works with couples looking to use NFP for postponing or trying to conceive, as well as single women who want professional support in learning to chart their cycles. She specializes in personalized protocol and support plans which are flexible through various stages of reproductive life.

Helpful Information

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