Dempster Katie
Legacy Health Partners

Katie Dempster, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Internal Medicine, Board-certified
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 113 RATINGS & 63 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Emanuel

Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     113 Ratings     63 Comments

Sep 23, 2021
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Follow up appt, always excellent care and respect from the entire team.

Sep 3, 2021
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Dr Dempster is excellent and always provides the care that I am needing.

Sep 2, 2021
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Dr Dempster was thorough, knowledgeable and kind. I'm glad she is my doctor

Sep 2, 2021
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I always have very good doctor appointment with Dr Dempster and the staff is so friendly and nice and helpful it makes me feel real good to go there

Aug 26, 2021
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Dr Dempster is the best doctor I have ever hadshe is spectacular! She takes my health very seriously and is genuine in her concerns. She truly cares and that makes me feel so good that she is my Dr. She is always prompt when responding to messages I send via MyHealth as well.

Aug 20, 2021
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Excellent setting for focusing on my heath, very supportive atmosphere there in the clinic.

Aug 20, 2021
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Very through appointment. Dr listened to my ongoing medical problems and made suggestions. Enjoyed visit

Aug 19, 2021
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Dr. Dempster was very quick to identify the problem and made very good recommendations.

Aug 19, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is knowledgeable and kind. She listens carefully to what I have to say, which is important because I know my own body.

Aug 12, 2021
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Procedure to receive recommended follow up tests and referrals to specialists was not made clear.

Aug 10, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is very thorough, kind, compassionate and listens to you. I trust her and she truly cares about my well being.

Aug 6, 2021
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Dr Dempster is the best! I learned things during my physical!

Aug 5, 2021
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PA was the worst I have ever encountered. Someone needs to teach her the common courtesy of a simple "please" or "thank you"!

Aug 5, 2021
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I always feel welcome, cared for and respected in this office. Thank you

Aug 3, 2021
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Always responsive, same day turn around when I call. Love my dr.

Aug 3, 2021
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Dr Dempster is always attentive and interested in what is best for my health

Aug 3, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is very attentive and caring.

Jul 9, 2021
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I literally recommend her to everyone, but she doesn't have any openings! I feel so lucky to be her patient!

Jul 8, 2021
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All good

Jul 1, 2021
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Dr Dempster recognized a new dx of a heart murmur & immediately arranged for further tests. Dr Dempster is the very best physician I have every had in my years I greatly value her care & skill.

Jun 24, 2021
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I had to advocate hard to get an urgent appointment for a concerning mass that needed prompt evaluation. Even my provider was surprised that I was able to get a prompt appointment. I followed all the protocols placed by Legacy- 1. I identified a concerning mass, so communicated to my provider by MyHealth message and was advised by my provider's nurse to schedule an appointment. So then, I called the office and had to explain the urgency of my concern and need to prompt evaluation. it took some persistence to get an earlier appointment. The front desk was not aware of my MyHealth communication with the nurse. I was lucky that there was an earlier appointment available and that my schedule would also allow for the earlier appointment. My question is what would have happened if there was no urgent appointment available? How do I convey my sense of urgency when we are advised to use MyHealth message? Should I then call the office and insist on talking to my provide if there was no urgent slot available? I work in the medical field, so I'd like to think that I am savy on this process. I would have eventually figured something out but it would have taken great persistence. I thought to myself, if I did not work in the medical field or if English was not my primary language, how would I have advocated for myself? Should my provider's nurse have advocated for me after reading my MyHealth message? It is no wonder patients often show up in ED or urgent care due limited to no availability from PCP.

Jun 18, 2021
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The doctor quickly told me I needed to see a specialist, so my interaction w/this doctor was brief & not in depth. Was happy with her referral & she was able to get me in fairly quickly to the specialist - which is what I needed. Thank you appreciated her being able to see me the next day after I called.

Jun 11, 2021
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Always a pleasant & informative visit w/a very thorough provider.

Jun 10, 2021
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Dr. Dempster was professional, kind, and down to earth. She was easy to talk to about my medical concerns and I never felt rushed during any time during our visit. She and the nurses are also great at responding to my secure messages.

Jun 8, 2021
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All visit was good.

Jun 3, 2021
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good: got a next day appt-Dr Dempster listened carefully to my presenting problem- got the test results back the next daybad: got prescribed medication that I would never want to take on a regular basis, as it causes bone loss, which I already have. I would have been better served by a trial of an alternative treatment that wouldn't have potentially serious side effects. I should have gone to a naturopath, or Chinese Medicine practitioner instead. I have absolutely no intention of starting down a pathway where you take 1 drug to treat a condition; and another to treat the side effects caused by the first drug, until before you know it you are taking a string of medications that fight with each other. Fortunately, the problem resolved before the mail order pharmacy filled the prescription ( took 5 days). so I will not be taking that drug , and I intend to cancel my follow up appt.

Jun 1, 2021
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provider is welcoming, efficient, organized and very knowledgeable and professional could not ask for better primary care providerthe office staff professional and friendlyhave been going here for almost a year and is fantastic

May 27, 2021
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Dr. Dempster takes time to listen and address all concerns. I never feel like she is rushing. She is very thorough in covering my issues. I feel like I am in good hands under her care.

May 27, 2021
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This was my second visit with her. I really like how she listened about my concerns and was up to date and knowledgeable about current data.

May 20, 2021
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Always a pleasure to see Dr. Dempster.

May 13, 2021
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I received excellent care from my doctor and staff.

May 4, 2021
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Excellent care. Dr. Dempster is a superior provider and a thoughtful and kind person.

Apr 20, 2021
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Dr. Dempster listens, communicates well, and is caring.

Apr 8, 2021
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Always glad to visit with my nice provider.

Apr 8, 2021
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Dr. D and staff were all very helpful. The wait time was surpringly short. I was through in less than an hour and Dr. D reviewed treatment of all long-term issues (osteoporosis bone density scan schedule,, mammogram, thyroid, colonoscopy) and not just the allergies that promoted the visit.

Apr 6, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is very easy to talk to, she listens, I feel very well-cared for I think she is a terrific doctor.

Apr 6, 2021
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Always a pleasant experience.

Apr 1, 2021
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I am very pleased with Legacy Hall I recently moved last year and I love my new PCP I love Emanuel Hospital and I am so glad that I chose legacy health for my health care

Mar 30, 2021
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Dr Dempster is the best! I've recommended her many times and continue to do so. office staff are excellent and always helpful.

Mar 30, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is always easy to talk to and knows my history. I trust her.

Mar 11, 2021
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Excellent care!

Mar 9, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is the best physician I've ever had. She treats me with respect & always makes me feel heard & validated. I feel she trusts my understanding of my own body and takes my concerns seriously!

Mar 5, 2021
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I did the paperwork ahead of time on the website and was charged a copay for my annual wellness check (which doesn't have a copay). When I arrived at reception, they were able to stop/reverse the charge.

Feb 9, 2021
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Dr. Dempster, Danielle and Ranjeeta were all so efficient and helpful. Dr. Dempster found a better location for referral. Danielle was honest and kind. Ranjeeta was easy to talk to and made me laugh. This is an excellent clinic.

Feb 2, 2021
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Excellent in and out quickly and resolved issue. Great team!

Jan 21, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is amazing!

Jan 19, 2021
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Dr Katherine Dempster is an excellent doctor I've been seeing her for years yesterday / my visit she was cut short and had to speak to another doctor with me not knowing where to get my x-ray when to get my x-ray she said she would come back she was not able to so now I'm confused but usually she is very thorough and very straightforward and to the point she's an excellent doctor

Jan 19, 2021
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Only my second visit: initial visit spectacular, second rushed (altho' efficient). I was late due to complexity of Emanuel complex, forgot to ask some questions that (if given less rush) I would have gotten to. So, partly my fault but I was disappointed and left with questions. I like Dr. Dempster and did not know her particular state of mind or urgency. I'm more than willing to see her again, will write down my questions, and have fixed her location in my memory.

Jan 12, 2021
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Dr. Dempster is the best!

Dec 24, 2020
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This was my initial visit with a new primary care provider. I was pleased to have met Dr. Dempster and looking forward to her assistance !

Dec 22, 2020
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Dr. Dempster is always upbeat & encouraging. I'm glad she scheduled a DEXA scan as I like to lead as active a life as possible & osteoporosis is a concern. I'm very thankful she's my primary care dr. she's a blessing with good insights & concern for me. Thank you.

Dec 18, 2020
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Katie Dempster is an excellent physician - she is thoughtful, extremely knowledgeable, and respectful of my experience as a patient. I receive excellent care in her office.

Dec 17, 2020
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Pleasant visit..questions answered..staff helpful and attentive to any needs I might have. I was able to set up appointment for mammogram.

Dec 15, 2020
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I've had a hard 3 years and I think Dr. Dempster can get me back on track. I appreciate her studying my med reports.

Dec 8, 2020
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Dr. Dempster listens well and I know she cares about my health. I look forward to my visits and am confident in her care.

Nov 18, 2020
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Dr. Dempster always listens, respects me as an individual and provides the best of care.

Nov 17, 2020
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Dr. Dempster is attentive to my health concerns & has always addressed them with professionalism & a caring respectful manner - I like her -

Nov 17, 2020
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Dr. Dempster always takes all the time I need to discuss my health concern. I feel she always recommends the best test, advice possible.

Nov 5, 2020
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I had a very positive impression. of Dr. Dempster. she was informed, organized and very personable. I am transferring my primary care to Dr. Dempster.

Nov 3, 2020
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This was my first visit to Dr.Dempster. I recently moved to Portland and needed a new primary care doctor. She was personable, professional, and caring. I feel confident that I am putting together an excellent health care team.

Nov 3, 2020
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I have already recommended Dr. Dempster and everyone loves her.

Oct 29, 2020
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It was a simple visit to take care of annual blood work and flu vaccination. The visit was a good experience.

Oct 22, 2020
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for my past visits Dr Dempster, nurses and the office staff are helpful and polite
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