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Karin Jacobson, MD

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My department:
Family Medicine

My specialty:
Family Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

I am originally from New York, but have been on the West Coast for many years and here in Oregon since 2003. My family (husband and two young daughters) is trying to decide if we should be Ducks or Beavers. Currently there are more Beavers. In the past, I have lived in many parts of the United States and travelled to Asia, Europe, South America and look forward to more travelling as the girls grow older. I sought out primary care as my field because I love helping people and it allows me to have a different experience every day.

About my practice

I am privileged to be a family physician. I enjoy meeting and helping all people achieve their health care goals. On the best days, I will see three generations from one family: the newborn baby, the mom or dad and the grandparents too. As most female physicians, one focus of my practice is on well woman care and other gynecologic issues. Other focuses for me are helping people with chronic issues navigate a sometimes complex medical community. I truly try to simplify medical communication and information. As a family doctor, I also enjoy caring for adolescents, doing sports medicine and joint injections when needed. I view my role as your doctor as being a health teacher, helping you take care of yourself.

How I thrive

To me, thriving means being happy and healthy. I enjoy reading, exercising and being with my family. When work and home life are in balance, we all feel better. I always love a new experience too! I play a bit of ultimate frisbee in my free time and love to go hiking. I try to volunteer; my last volunteer outing was at the North by Northeast free clinic in Portland. It is important and necessary to give back when you have been lucky enough to be happy and healthy.

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Medical Groups, Plans, and Networks

Northwest Permanente Physicians and Surgeons, PC

Family Medicine
9800 Se Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
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Contact information

  • Advice Nurse
  • 1-800-813-2000 (toll free)
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  • 503-652-2880
  • Information (TTY)
  • 1-800-735-2900 (toll-free TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Los Angeles , CA

Board certification

Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine

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

Family Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , OR

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2006

Provider ID

12484

License information

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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.

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This page was last updated on:

12/09/2018