Lara Williams, MD

(503) 284-5220
Areas of Focus: 
Full Spectrum Obstetrics: including VBAC, High Risk & Twins
Vaginal and Vulvar Dermatology
Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (including "Bioidentical")
Traditional & Complimentary Approaches to Overall Health

About Me

My philosophy is to work in partnership with women in promoting physical and emotional health through nutrition, exercise and medicine, exploring both traditional and alternative routes.

- Lara Williams, MD

Dr. Lara Williams grew up in Houston, Texas as the oldest of four children. She still regularly travels home to see her family. She is a certified pilates instructor and GYROTONIC instructor as well. She and her husband have two children that keep them busy. She also enjoys the outdoors, reading, gardening, and fishing with her husband. She is also volunteers with the Girl Scouts off Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Dr. Williams speaks fluent Spanish.

My Work

Office Locations: 
Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, In Progress
  • Fellowship, Institute for Functional Medicine, In Progress
  • Diploma, Clinical Homeopathy, 2016
  • Certification, Acupuncture, Academy of Pain Management, 2012
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2004
  • MD, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 2000
  • BA, Biochemistry and History, Rice University, Houston, TX, 1996
  • Managing Partner, The Oregon Clinic - Everywoman's Health
  • Vice Chair, OB/GYN, Legacy Emanuel Hospital
  • Runner-Up, Best Gynecologist, Willamette Week, 2017
  • Seligman Humanitarian Award, University of New Mexico, 2003
  • President's Honor Roll, Rice University, 1993
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Rice University, 1992
Volunteer Activities: 
  • Fund Development, Girls Scouts of Oregon & SW Washington
  • Chairman, Emerald Circle Scholarship Committee
Other Activities: 
  • Member, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, 2017 - Present
  • Member, Institute for Functional Medicine, 2016 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine, 2016 - Present
  • Member, Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2011 - Present
  • Member, International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, 2010-Present
  • Member, International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases, North American Chapter, 2009-Present
  • Member, Portland Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2008-Present
  • Member, Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, 2007-Present
  • Certified Menopause Practitioner, North American Menopause Society, 2007-Present
  • Member, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, 2007-Present
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008 to current
  • Member, Oregon Medical Society, 2004-Present