input error

Your privacy settings do not allow this content to be viewed.

Christina Derstine, MD

Photo of Christina Derstine, MD

My department:
Pediatrics

My specialty:
Pediatrics

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

Resources

Find out about

Where I practice

Skip map Map begins Using your location
This information is not available at this time.
This information is not available at this time.
Available services
  • Emergency service
  • Urgent care services
  • After-hours services
  • Pharmacy services
Unavailable services
  • No emergency services
  • No urgent care services
  • No after-hours services
  • No pharmacy services
This information is not available at this time.
Map ends

About me

I grew up in a small city in Indiana not far from Chicago. I chose to stay in Indiana for my undergrad education at Earlham College and medical school at Indiana University. Between these years of schooling, I shelved books at the public library, waited tables, did biochemical research, spent a year in Chicago with AmeriCorps, and volunteered and traveled in Mexico and Central America. I speak conversational Spanish and am always looking for chances to practice and learn more. I moved to Portland for my pediatric residency and can't imagine leaving! I live in NE Portland and love the quirky parts of everyday life in my neighborhood.

About my practice

The majority of my practice is working in the pediatric clinic with children from birth to 18 years old. I love getting to know families, and working with them to create a healthy, supportive environment in which their children can grow and develop. It is a privilege to care for families when their children are sick or struggling, and also to celebrate milestones at well-child check-ups! I also work at Doernbecher Children's Hospital taking care of the children that are admitted to the hospital.

How I thrive

I love any activity that gets me outdoors, including gardening, backpacking, window-shopping, farmers markets and sidewalk cafes. I am passionate about fresh local food and love growing and cooking it myself. I have aspirations toward backyard chickens and bees again soon! Lately, I have been nourished by great storytellers at the Pickathon Music Festival, the public library's storytelling series and traveling events like The Moth. I am always amazed by how much we have to teach each other!

Read Less

My office

Referral requirements

You do not need a referral to see this provider.

Languages spoken by medical staff

Help is available in your language. Learn more.

Read Less

Medical Groups, Plans, and Networks

Northwest Permanente Physicians and Surgeons, PC

Pediatrics
3550 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227
List Header Plans Accepted

All available providers accept all Kaiser Permanente health plans. Learn more.

Contact information

  • Advice Nurse/Appointments/Cancellations
  • 1-800-813-2000 (toll free)
  • Appointments/Cancellations/Information
  • 503-813-2000
  • For primary care information/appointments/cancellations
  • 1-800-813-2000 (toll free)
  • Information
  • 503-285-9321
  • Information (TTY)
  • 1-800-735-2900 (toll-free TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

Read less

My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis , IN

Board certification

Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Pediatrics

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , OR

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2010

Provider ID

11455

License information

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Washington State Department of Health websiteExternal Link.

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Oregon Medical Board websiteExternal Link

 

Read Less

My hospitals

This information is not available at this time.

To find:

  • a provider’s office hours, search our facility directory
  • providers in your plan or accepting new patients, call 1-800-813-2000 (toll free) or 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

The information in this online directory is updated at least monthly. The availability of physicians, hospitals, providers and services may change. For the most up-to-date information, please contact Member Services at 1-800-813-2000. Information about practitioners is provided to us by the practitioners or is obtained as part of the credentialing process.

Kaiser Permanente uses the same quality, member experience, or cost-related measures to select practitioners and facilities in Marketplace Silver-tier plans as it does for all other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (KFHP) products and lines of business. The measures may include, but are not limited to, HEDIS/CAHPS performance, member/patient complaints, patient safety scores, hospital quality measures, and geographic need. Members enrolled in KFHP Marketplace plans have access to all professional, institutional and ancillary health care providers who participate in KFHP plans’ contracted provider network, in accordance with the terms of members’ KFHP plan of coverage. All Kaiser Permanente Medical Group physicians and network physicians are subject to the same quality review processes and certifications.

Learn more about provider selection criteria and tiered network criteria.

Kaiser Permanente uses the same geographic distribution consideration to select hospitals in Marketplace plans as it does for all other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (KFHP) products and lines of business. Accessibility of medical offices and medical centers in this directory: All Kaiser Permanente facilities are accessible to members.

Help in your language: Interpreter services, including American Sign Language (ASL), are available during business hours at no additional cost to members. Many of our doctors also speak more than one language. Call 1-800-324-8010 (toll free), or 1-800-813-2000 (toll free), or 711 (TTY).

Questions? Please call Membership Services from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week (except major holidays).

  • Portland: (503) 813-2000
  • All other areas: 1-800-813-2000 (toll free) or 711 (TTY). 

For language interpretation services: 1-800-324-8010 (toll free).

For specific license information, including malpractice history and disciplinary actions, you can call the Oregon Medical BoardExternal Link at (971) 673-2700 or the Washington State Department of HealthExternal Link at (360) 236-4700.

Referrals to affiliated community physicians/providers in Oregon and Washington

Affiliated community physicians/providers are not part of the Northwest Permanente Medical Group (NWPMG). They are physicians/providers credentialed by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest and/or who have a contract with the NWPMG.

If your NWPMG physician decides that you require covered services not available internally from an NWPMG physician, he or she may refer you to an affiliated community physician/provider. You must have a written, authorized referral from Kaiser Permanente in order to receive a covered service from an affiliated community physician/provider.

Referrals to affiliated community dentists in Oregon and Washington

Affiliated community dentists are not part of Permanente Dental Associates (PDA). They are dentists credentialed by PDA for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, and they have a contract with PDA.

If your PDA dentist decides that you require covered services not available internally from a PDA dentist, he or she may refer you to an affiliated community dentist. You must have a written, authorized referral from Kaiser Permanente in order to receive a covered service from an affiliated community dentist.

If you would like to report an error in provider or facility information, call Member Services at 1-800-813-2000 or contact the web manager.

This page was last updated on:

12/13/2018