Melissa Pendergrass, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9 Read all reviews

My Specialties:

Gynecology, Board-certified

My Areas of Focus:

Abnormal Bleeding (Management), Adolescent Gynecology, Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynological Surgeries, Endometriosis, Outpatient Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menopause Management, Myomectomy, Ovarian Cysts, Pelvic Pain and Adhesive Disease, Robotic Surgery, Sexual Health, Uterine Fibroids


English, Interpreters available for other languages




Good Samaritan Medical Center, Meridian Park Medical Center

Where I see patients

Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Advanced Gynecology

About Me:

Dr. Pendergrass is passionate about providing women with minimally invasive surgical options to treat a majority of gynecologic disorders. She is fellowship-trained in Gynecologic Endoscopy through the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (ASRM), and Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. During her two-year fellowship, she performed over 550 robotic, laparoscopic, and hysteroscopic procedures. This breadth of knowledge and experience resulted in her becoming a surgical consultant for gynecologists in the Portland community. She has lectured regionally, presented at national conferences, and her surgical videos have been shown across the country. Hobbies include: Traveling, Hiking, Spending time with my family, Reading, Fitness, Square Dancing

Fellowship: Legacy Portland Hospitals-Emanuel & Good Samaritan
Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - Chicago
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Patient Rating

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Average Rating:  4.9 out of 5.0

  May 5, 2023
Dr Pendergrass is Amazing she listens and I never feel rushed or dismissed if I have an issue. She truly cares and I'm so lucky to have been her patient.

  Apr 14, 2023
Dr. Pendergrass was very thorough. She did not rush and took the time to fully explain the plan for care and the reasons for each part of the plan.

  Mar 22, 2023
This visit was a 6 month past hysterectomy visit. She was amazing through the whole thing.

  Mar 6, 2023
Good experiences include: Doctor actually taking time to talk to me, write up a game plan for the future.

  Mar 6, 2023
Doctor PENDERGRASS and her nurse are always very kind and helpful.

  Feb 17, 2023
I expressed fear and anxiety over the level of pain involved in my procedure. Dr Pendegrass listened to my concerns genuinely and helped (via medications) to make this a smooth and comfortable process.

  Feb 6, 2023
Dr Pendergrass is Exceptional! She is smart and kind and is The Best obgyn I've ever had!

  Jan 26, 2023
Excellent doctor, kind, tentative & caring.

  Jan 11, 2023
The the receptions have always been friendly, courtesy and treated me like a human being

  Dec 30, 2022
Dr. Pendergrass was very polite & attentive. I felt she heard my concerns & addressed them graciously. Very knowledgeable. Very thorough. Would see her again & refer her.

  Dec 7, 2022
My experience with Dr. Pendergrass was very good and I will continue to see her. She was very helpful, thorough, and informative.

  Dec 2, 2022
She is a really nice doctor and provide you information.

  Nov 16, 2022
Dr. Pendergrass is an amazing physician. She always listens to any concerns I may have and ensures that I am properly informed about my health and care.

  Sep 30, 2022
My husband and I were extremely impressed with the staff and Dr. Pendergrass, in particular.

  Sep 28, 2022
This was a postop appt. She explained everything from the surgery very well.

  Sep 2, 2022
Dr. Pendergrass is great. Always knows you and your condition, so you don't have to keep explaining things. Very personable and listens to what you have to say.

  Sep 2, 2022
I was late and she sqeezed me in since I waited 2 months for this appt and would of needed to wait again 2 months

  Aug 30, 2022
She was one of the BEST drs. I have ever seen -

  Aug 17, 2022
Dr. Pendergrass is the most thoughtful, thorough, and knowledgeable providers I have ever seen.

  Jul 15, 2022
I always feel that Dr. Pendergrass and her staff do a good job of addressing questions in a prompt and clear manner. They also are always able to recall info about the patient even not related to your medical condition.

  Jul 13, 2022
An amazing overall doctor makes you feel comfortable, makes you feel heard, and gives you test results right away. Would recommend her to everyone. She is amazing. I wouldn't go to any other doctor!

  Jul 8, 2022
Doctor Melissa is one of the best doctor, she's doing her job very professional.

  Jun 28, 2022
The doctor got me in the next day for somewhat of a medical emergency. She is very busy so I greatly appreciated her time. The medical assistant is always the same and I feel well taken care of. This is a great provider and I hope she remains my doctor for many years to come.

  Jun 15, 2022
I felt dismissed and generally uncared for