12511 SW 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97223

Phone 503 675-1137
Fax 503 534-1137



Philosophy of Family Medicine

Dr. Kara M. Kassay MD

Doctor Kassay is a family physician who adheres to the tenets of her specialty by providing compassionate, comprehensive health care for the individual and family, covering every organ system and disease entity. She believes that optimal health is only achieved through managing both the physical and psychological processes that can drive disease.  Dr. Kassay emphasizes disease prevention and educates her patients on lifestyle modification. Areas of special interest are sports medicine, dermatology, adolescent medicine, weight loss and smoking cessation.

Doctor Kassay and her staff strive to provide a comfortable and educational environment respectful of patients’ time, personal values and beliefs. She collaborates and openly communicates with her patients, their caregivers, her staff and specialists to provide accessible, safe, and cost effective care that is based on best evidence, research driven principles.

Over 15 years in the community have provided her with a thriving practice and she is proud to have many multi generational families in her care.  Her private practice offers an intimate and gentle environment where she can focus on a patient's well being.

Dr. Kassay lives by example and practices her own medicine. She is an avid cyclist and dabbles in nearly every sport. She loves the diversity of landscape, art, music and food in Portland. She particularly enjoys capturing the essence of life through her photography which you will find decorating her exam rooms. She is an accomplished Urban Chicken Farmer of three hens: Queen Margot, ZsaZsa and Bijou.

Journey with Dr. Kassay and her staff down the path to exceptional health!

Dr. Kassay belives optimal health is only achieved through managing physical and psychologial processes to prevent disease

Dr. Kara M Kassay

"Compassionate care through every age and every stage!"