Legacy Health Partners

Cynthia Aks, DO, ABIHM, FACOS

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

    Surgical Oncology, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Breast Surgery, Nutrition
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 90 RATINGS & 51 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Surgical Oncology

Legacy Medical Group-Surgical Oncology

About Me:

A Board Certified General Surgeon in practice since 1990 and a dedicated breast surgeon since 1997. My practice focus is influenced by an interest in Integrative Medicine with principles in Holism a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. I am a patient advocate with a kind, calming and compassionate bedside manner. I am a very seasoned surgeon with skills to include, but not limited to, office based ultrasound and cryoablation .. I have experience in program development and have worked in a NAPBC accredited comprehensive breast center. On a personal note, I am a graduate of the internationally know Landmark Forum, a personal and professional growth training and development program. I am a 500hr certified yoga instructor with a special interest in yoga therapy and have training in Reiki therapy and a special interest in nutrition as it relates to health. I am a lover of nature, music, scuba diving, cooking and have a passion for life and learning

Year I Started Practice: 1990
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     90 Ratings     51 Comments

Dec 21, 2021
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The whole staff was the most caring and kind medical staff I have ever worked with!

Dec 21, 2021
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I just want to clarify that Dr. Aks was my surgeon for breast cancer and not my primary care physician. This visit was about continuing symptoms related to the surgery.

Dec 20, 2021
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I spent considerable time at home completing questionnaires that are not read by the staff. The staff asks me to provide questionnaire answers all over again during the visit. Why bother asking patients to fill out questionnaires that no one in the office reads? I am not inclined to fill out questionnaires in the future.

Dec 20, 2021
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My visit was good.

Dec 20, 2021
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Very nervous about cancer diagnosis, but Dr Aks put both myself and my husband at ease with all her explanations.

Dec 20, 2021
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Very thorough, patient, knowledgeable and understanding

Dec 16, 2021
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Dr Aks is the best oncology surgeon in the state in my opinion!

Dec 13, 2021
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Dr. Aks explained my current situation in easy to understand language and also explained what my options are to deal with the situation. She did not rush the appt and asked lots of questions to increase her understanding of my medical history. I would highly recommend her to family and friends.

Dec 9, 2021
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She is extremely knowledgeable in the field of breast cancer

Dec 7, 2021
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Cynthia is a compassionate, very human woman who loves her work and it shows. I am blessed to have her on my health care support group. Thanks so much.

Nov 15, 2021
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Dr Aks and her assistant Kristen are the best. Very friendly and I am never rushed. Dr. Aks takes her time and we talk about all my health care questions. Wish she were my family physician.

Nov 4, 2021
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I cannot say enough good about this team! Wonderful people. Caring. Compassionate. Thorough.

Nov 4, 2021
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Excellent surgeon, excellent physician bedside manner, excellent follow up. Very thorough.

Oct 19, 2021
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This office is great always on top of things. Always willing to help, friendly and caring

Oct 15, 2021
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Everyone in the office was so kind and patient. I truly felt taken care of during this visit.

Oct 15, 2021
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I could not be in better care

Oct 11, 2021
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Dr. Aks is a very knowledgable, and thorough, physician. She constantly encourages her patients to better care for their bodies through good eating, sleeping, and behavior habits - rather than use of medications. She does not rush through a visit; makes sure patient understands results of visit. Good sense of humor.

Oct 5, 2021
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Dr. Aks appears to be a very good doctor, appears to care about your concerns and gives good information going forward with care.

Sep 10, 2021
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Doctor doesn't remember pertinent info regarding radiation treatment conversation with radiation once @ my course of radiation & didn't recall my primary doctor's name or that I've been seeing a dermatologist x2 years when she told me I should see a dermatologist.

Sep 2, 2021
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Physician and all staff were polite and courteous.

Sep 2, 2021
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The receptionist was NOT wearing a mask! Just a plastic shield, which does nothing to protect her or me! Yikes! What ignorance and also lack of administrative oversight!

Aug 27, 2021
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Dr. Aks and her staff were great. They took the time and really listened to all of my concerns. Wish she could also be my primary physician. Would definitely recommend her and staff.

Jul 27, 2021
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Dr Aks is perfect

Jul 26, 2021
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Great

Jul 15, 2021
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Dr. Aks is professional, intelligent and is a very caring physician.

Jun 29, 2021
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I am particularly impressed with Dr. Aks' Medical Assistant, and am grateful I'll be able to communicate easily with her in the future.

Jun 25, 2021
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the staff is very professional at check in , Kristen, MA is absolutely wonderful and so is Dr. aks they are very thoughtful, caring and understanding, I feel very comfortable being in their care

Jun 22, 2021
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Dr. Aks is an exceptional provider who always goes above and beyond. im lucky to have her on my team.

Jun 14, 2021
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this is my cancer surgeon and this was a surgery follow-up visit. Dr. Aks and the clinic are just great.

Jun 14, 2021
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Dr. Aks is extremely knowledgeable and able to convey information is a concise and understandable way. She is the best doctor I go to!

Jun 7, 2021
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They always make you feel comfortable and at ease there -

Jun 7, 2021
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My visit with Dr. Aks and her staff was extraordinary. The quantity and quality of information shared was perfect. I exited the office with confidence in my medical team's knowledge and compassion.

Jun 4, 2021
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Dr. Aks and her staff are always very caring and competent.

Jun 3, 2021
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I was satisfied with the visit.

May 13, 2021
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Dr. Aks is a very easy doctor to talk with. She really cares about any and all of your questions relating to your health. Dr. Aks assistant = Kristen is one of the best assistant I have ever dealt with.

May 11, 2021
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Dr. Aks is a wonderful Doctor. We really like her.

May 6, 2021
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I felt very comfortable, cared for & respected.

Apr 22, 2021
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Knowledgeable, kind, and a good listener

Apr 15, 2021
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I left a message with nurse twice and have not received a response as of yet.

Apr 6, 2021
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Liked this MD.

Apr 5, 2021
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I do not have to see her again since it has been over 5 years that I am Cancer free.

Apr 1, 2021
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Timely addressing issue and plan of action.

Apr 1, 2021
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I cannot speak highly enough about this team! Every person who I encountered was caring, sympathetic, and perfectly suited for my care. Wonderful people!

Mar 26, 2021
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I was treated with compassion and care and lots of helpful information. . very impressed.

Mar 25, 2021
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She listened carefully and provided thoughtful feedback.

Mar 11, 2021
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Very informative and explained well my condition.

Mar 8, 2021
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Dr. Aks is wonderful.

Feb 16, 2021
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Provider was extremely thorough is explanations, made sure she was asking along the way for any questions, was direct, which I appreciate, and yet very compassionate and gentle in tone.

Feb 11, 2021
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Very friendly staff. Everyone has been good to me.

Feb 11, 2021
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It was great (18 mo.) post breast surgery check up. Dr. Aks was professional, kind & thorough even though a blizzard was eminent & everyone wanted to get home.

Feb 5, 2021
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Dr. Aks does an excellent job explaining your test results. She NEVER makes you feel like she's in a hurry. Her assistant is VERY GOOD also. I feel like I am in VERY GOOD CARE.
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