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Dr. Salvador M Ortega Is this you?

About Dr. Salvador M Ortega

Dr. Salvador M Ortega, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salem, OR. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Ortega is affiliated with Salem Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Salvador M Ortega is Poor. Dr. Salvador M Ortega has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Salvador M Ortega is 2.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Willamette Family Medical Center

435 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301
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Dr. Salvador M Ortega has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Contraception
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Family Planning
  • Influenza

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One Star

Treated my special needs child as if he were not human, distancing himself, apprehensive about touching him after he finally decided he would do a very brief exam (I was not okay with him leaving without examining my child), asked me to help with this, would not speak directly to my child but instead asked me to do so, let me know that my child was "having a behavior, because kids with this diagnosis have behaviors." That diagnosis was given as soon as he walked in the door. He'd never seen my child before. He reminded me of that.. that he had never met my child and shrugged his shoulders.. as if he could not help because of that. This is not someone who should be treating kids with special needs. Noone deserves the experience my child and I had with Dr. Ortega.

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Unpleasant at best!

I have a 4+ year history of encounters with Dr. Ortega. Dr Ortega is unpleasant at best. Doesn't listen to you, argues and talks down to you. Though I have seen him 5 times, he doesn't remember me at all- and that is even after he delivered one of my children- during which he told me to be quiet several times though I was delivering a BABY with no pain medication. He is rude and unprofessional, has even discredited his own coleague unjustifiably. If I could rate him a "0" I would!

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Ortega is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Ventura County Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Salvador M Ortega accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net OR PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • ODS
    • Moda Health Connexus
    • Moda Health Synergy Network
  • PacificSource
    • PacificSource PSN
    • PacificSource SmartChoice
    • PacificSource SmartHealth Oregon Members
  • Premera
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Providence Health System
    • Providence PPO
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence OR Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Willamette Family Medical Center, 435 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR


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