Jennifer Garreau
Legacy Health Partners

Jennifer Garreau, MD

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

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

    Breast Cancer, Melanoma
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 106 RATINGS & 65 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Surgical Oncology

Legacy Medical Group-Surgical Oncology

About Me:

Jennifer Garreau, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist with Legacy Medical Group-Surgical Oncology specializing in breast and skin cancer. Dr. Garreau earned her medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, Los Angeles. Dr. Garreau earned a 2009 ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award for her outstanding contribution to melanoma research, in addition to numerous honors and awards for her breast cancer research. She is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with breast cancer and melanoma.

Education:
Fellowship: John Wayne Cancer Institute
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
Medical School: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, LA, CA
Undergraduate: Yale University
Year I Started Practice: 2001
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     106 Ratings     65 Comments

Dec 2, 2021
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Do Garreau is very likable and compassionate and takes the time to explain results and next actions

Dec 2, 2021
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The whole experience was first rate

Nov 18, 2021
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Excellent, as always.

Nov 11, 2021
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The only recommendation I have has to do with Legacy, not with this provider. The registration form having to do with emotional state etc., is poorly done. If the purpose was to guage my need for a nurse navigator, that ship sailed. My surgery was months ago. I received a VM from a navigator after diagnosis and was never contacted again.

Nov 10, 2021
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Re. Portland area violence. She arranged for mammogram to be done at Maridian Park instead of downtown.

Nov 4, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is amazing!

Oct 22, 2021
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Dr. Garreau was friendly, polite and very informative about my breast cancer and the solutions she felt were necessary. I trusted he completely and am happy with my BC results. D. Garreau is wonderful!

Oct 21, 2021
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Doctor very interested in my care, test results and encouragement

Oct 20, 2021
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Dr. Garreau has always been thorough and forthcoming with informative. She is who always aware of my ongoing concerns regarding malignant melanoma and other skin cancers. She always has been open to seeing me between visits if necessary.

Oct 19, 2021
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Difficult topic - first appointment to review my cancer diagnosis. But handled well - with empathy, efficiency & a lot of very clear information.

Oct 14, 2021
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Absolutely the best Dr. I have been too, she put me at ease the moment she walked in the door. Explained everything in detail, and I just left feeling much better about what was diagnosed.

Oct 14, 2021
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She is so personable and human as well as whip-smart

Oct 14, 2021
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Great team & dr.'s staff excellent.

Oct 13, 2021
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Dr Garreau is the absolute best!!!

Oct 13, 2021
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Dr. Garreau and her office are top notch. They have been the rockstar providers that helped me beat an aggressive cancer. The Dr. Has great knowledge, connections for other support services and compassion.

Oct 12, 2021
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She was very positive, warm and understanding.

Sep 30, 2021
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What a wonderful team! I was pleasant surprised by how kind and thorough the doctor was, and how patient she was with all of my questions. I'm embarrassed about my body, and am so appreciative of the doctor NOT contributing to that. Also, every staff member was very nice & helpful! They gave me confidence that I was in great hands. Thank you!!

Sep 23, 2021
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Doctor was attentive and easy to talk to. She made me feel comfortable and my appointment was important to her and my health and recovery was also important. She is a great doctor!

Sep 23, 2021
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Dr Garreau is an exceptional doctor. I have already referred others to her - and they agree.

Sep 23, 2021
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Dr. Garreau has the nicest, most genuine demeanor, I have ever had in all of my medical practitioners. She is warm, engaging, great sense of humor, and you feel like you are visiting with her in your own home. She remembers a specific detail about each of her patients, that is unrelated to their health care. This shows how she very much wants to connect with her patients.

Sep 22, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is the best!!!

Sep 17, 2021
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She was the best doctor ever. She took her time, explained all in detail and wrote it all down for us to take.

Sep 9, 2021
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Dr Garreau is an amazing person, and doctor. She makes visits a fun, informative, and fix it occasion. I would never seek an alternate provider, ever. She's professional, personable, and thorough.

Sep 2, 2021
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I appreciated that Dr.Garreau was so well prepared about my medical information, spoke clearly, and took the time to explain options for my diagnosis. She made notes as she explained details, was very personable and thorough in explaining things, and gave us plenty of time to ask questions.

Sep 2, 2021
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All great

Sep 2, 2021
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Very positive. First time seeing Jennifer. Referred by my dermatologist.Needed to schedule surgery for melanoma.Waiting for that to happen. They were arranging everything.

Sep 1, 2021
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Professional; detailed explanation of diagnosis, upcoming tests, various treatment options and time lines. Very straight forward, kind, empathetic and upbeat.

Aug 26, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is a very kind, friendly, attentive, & caring doctor. She takes all the time needed to answer questions w/clarity & honesty - She has made this journey easier!

Aug 12, 2021
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My experience with Dr. Garreau was exceptional. She is kind, thoughtful & knowledgeable. I felt well cared for & extremely lucky to have her be my dr.

Aug 5, 2021
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Very likeable and knowledgeable doctor.

Aug 4, 2021
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First time meeting Dr. Garreau. She was kind, thorough, & explained everything to a way my husband &myself understood.

Jul 27, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is an excellent physician! She came highly recommended. She is also an excellent surgeon! We could not be happier with the attention and care she gave. She seemed to really go the extra distance - whatever it took to care for me. We absolutely love her!

Jul 27, 2021
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Maybe the best doctor I ever met with. I feel absolute confidence in her abilities.

Jul 27, 2021
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Everyone in the office looks at me and listens, they care about accurate answerers, and have or give time so that when I leave I am confident about my care. I am so very grateful.

Jul 21, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is intelligent and kind.

Jul 16, 2021
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Dr. Garreau was personable, kind, caring and listened to my concerns and explained the breast cancer process very clearly -

Jul 14, 2021
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Dr Jennifer Garreau was totally present, down to earth, great listener, funny, very informative, patient, detailed, respectful.

Jul 14, 2021
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Very thorough

Jul 8, 2021
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Dr. Garreau listened, sympathized, explained, was engaged, used appropriate humor, lightened the mood, was understanding, was thorough. Most of all she was patient in that she stayed as long as I needed to make sure all of my questions were answered and issues were addressed. I was VERY impressed with her, and feel extremely lucky that she was chosen at random to attend to my current medical issue.

Jul 7, 2021
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Dr. Garreau was incredibly kind and patient with me during my visit. She explained options for a procedure with accuracy and patience and guided me to other specialists to answer questions that were not in her area. I'm incredibly grateful for healthcare providers like her.

Jul 7, 2021
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It is always a pleasure to see Dr Garreau! She's helped me through my breast cancer dx and treatment so much (a scary time for me). She also treats me with respect, although she knows that I worked for Legacy Lab Svcs for 42.5 yrs so she probably feels I might understand more about medical issues. I never feel rushed and she answers all of my questions. I feel she really cares about me as a person.

Jun 23, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is great. She makes me feel at ease and cares about my general well being.

Jun 23, 2021
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Dr Garreau and staff are the best! Qualified, knowledgeable, and compassionate. I have never had a bad experience with the doctor or staff.

Jun 9, 2021
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As an oncologist, she is great in all ways. This is my second situation where I needed an oncologist. I called her immediately.

Jun 4, 2021
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Dr. Garreau might possibly be the best overall doctor I've ever known. It's that simple. Pick a category - staff, front desk, billing, knowledge, respect, listening, bedside manner, results, etc. - all get a 10 out of 10 rating. Truly sets the bar and definition of what a good doctor should be.

May 28, 2021
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over the last 3 years with this provider my experiences have always been excellent.I trust her completely and feel fortunate that she is taking care of me

May 27, 2021
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I felt strong and happy after my visit. Great explanations and thorough examination of all facets of my well being. Presented with care going forward. Dr Garreau is the best of the best.

May 25, 2021
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She is the best ! Treats me with respect. Listens to concerns. Could not ask for better.

May 21, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is always a joy to visit. She is an outstanding surgeon who is extremely personable and helpful. I couldn't ask for a better caregiver.

May 21, 2021
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Dr. Garreau and her staff were all professional and kind. I appreciated the information Dr. Garreau provided and her patience in answering my questions. I am SO thankful for she and her staff and would highly recommend them to anyone.

May 6, 2021
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Dr Garreau is not only professional, she is very engaging and shows great interest in patients. I have had an excellent experience with her every visit. I hope not to have friends in need of breast or skin cancer surgery, but I would insist they at least meet with her.

Apr 27, 2021
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The provider was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and personable.

Apr 23, 2021
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Very straight forward in her comments. The dr. cared and was able to explain complex issues in a way I could understand. She quickly built trust with me for what will be difficult decisions about me care. Very kind. Called me at home to talk about my results.

Apr 15, 2021
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my experience with surgery and my surgeon were excellent

Apr 8, 2021
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I am so glad I was seen by Dr. Garreau. I had a breast infection that was leaving a lot of clues and she helped pull all the pieces together. She made me feel confident that she knew what was happening, things were progressing towards healing, but she was there if it back tracked. I appreciated the time she took. I was a patient who doesn't have cancer, but also needed guidance. I got that! Thank you!

Mar 25, 2021
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Doctor always answers your questions willingly and with respect and spends the necessary time to answer and make sure you understand her answer. She is always so pleasant and puts you at ease. Nothing bad to report on this doctor or her staff.

Mar 24, 2021
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I feel wonderful when I leave.

Mar 5, 2021
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Dr. Garreau might be the best doctor in Oregon but is for sure the best doctor of any specialty that I've seen.

Feb 24, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is not only a great surgical oncologist, but one of the best humans I know. She has excellent interpersonal skills. She is practiced at active listening, is warm and extremely compassionate! She and her staff are all excellent and have the highest standard of care that I have ever experienced.

Feb 16, 2021
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When talking tot he medical oncologist I would have liked information on my options - surgery only w/no chemo. % of 5 year expectancy.

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr. Garreau, her partners, and office staff are exceptional. She is so knowledgeable, kind, patent & attentive. I felt very cared for, her (and her staff's) guidance helping me understand and make decisions about my health has been priceless, literally saving (and extending) my life.

Feb 10, 2021
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I have had excellent care from this provider and her staff.

Feb 3, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is attentive and personable. She observed & adapted her approach based on my understanding of what she was explaining. She was clearly very bright but, as I've heard her described by others, she's a "real person".

Jan 28, 2021
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Dr. Garreau is an excellent doctor.

Jan 26, 2021
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Provider was very knowledgeable, welcoming, patient, explained everything very clearly had a great personable energy.
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