Adventist Health Medical Group Partners with Willamette View

June 27, 2012
Willamette View Clinic Providers

Todd Wise, MD and Deb Rupae, FNP will be serving Willamette View residents at the clinic.

Adventist Health Medical Group has been selected as the health care provider of choice to establish a clinic within Willamette View, a nationally accredited continuing care retirement community in Portland. The clinic will be staffed by providers who specialize in whole person care and are focused on meeting patient needs.

The services being offered to residents are an expansion on previous resources and supports Willamette View’s mission – To Inspire the Art of Living Well. “We are honored to serve the residents of this premier senior community and look forward to helping patients find optimal personal health to function at their highest potential,” states Steve Kinzer, CEO, Adventist Health Medical Group.

“The new services offered by Adventist Health, will be a benefit to many residents who have been inconvenienced by traveling off campus for many of their health care needs,” says Craig Van Valkenburg, CEO of Willamette View. “We appreciate the mutual alignment of values centered around compassion, respect, inclusiveness, quality and excellence,” states Van Valkenburg. Adventist Health incorporates a wellness model in the delivery of care that is focused on helping residents live their lives to the fullest.

The Willamette View clinic will be staffed with Dr. Todd Wise who is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician. He completed his medical school and residency training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been providing care to patients in the Portland area for more than a decade. Residents will also have access to Deb Rupae, a Nurse Practitioner who places emphasis on working collaboratively with her patients on their health and wellness journey.

About Adventist Health Medical Group

Adventist Health Medical Group represents a network of 34 primary care and specialty clinics staffed with more than 140 physicians located throughout East Portland. Adventist Health Medical Group is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center (AMC), located in southeast Portland, is a nonprofit, 302-bed acute care facility, offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services throughout the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area.

Adventist Health-Portland is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.
Our workforce of 28,700 includes more than 21,000 employees; 4,500 medical staff physicians; and 3,000 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 19 hospitals, more than 150 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies, six hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit our website at for more information.

About Willamette View

Willamette View, opened in 1955, is a self-owned, nationally accredited, not-for-profit residential community offering housing, wellness program, healthcare services, and campus-style living for people age 55 and older and is located at 12705 SE River Rd. in Portland. The Willamette View campus sits on a bluff overlooking the Willamette River and encompasses 27 park-like3 acres. It offers four levels of residential options onsite-independent living, licensed residential care, licensed assisted living, and licensed memory care. This is also a licensed skilled care short stay unit. Willamette View is home to 485 residents.

Wilamette View embraces a culture of whole-person wellness, with more than just “things to do.” Its focus is on successful and healthy aging in all the dimensions: emotional, environmental, intellectual, involvement, physical, social and spiritual. Working with residents to create their personal wellness goals, whatever they may be…supporting each person to function at the highest level of his or her potential. The mission of Willamette View is To Inspire the Art of Living Well. For more information please visit


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