Hillsboro Clinic

 Hillsboro Clinic

Welcome to the Hillsboro Clinic. In partnership with Pacific University, our Hillsboro clinic delivers primary and behavioral healthcare, prenatal services, dental and vision care to more than 9,400 patients annually.

We currently offer these services in Hillsboro:

Primary Care and Obstetrics

Primary Care

226 SE 8th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97123


Phone: (503) 601-7400

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Exceptions: Closed the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For urgent issues after hours, current patients can call 800-876-6577 to speak to a provider. If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 6149
Aloha, Or  97007


  • Monica Arce, CNM
  • Sharon Allen, LPC

  • Soledad Ayres, MD
  • Teresa Bair, DO
  • Denise Busch FNP, PMHNP
  • Kristin Burgher, MD
  • Geoffrey Carden, MD
  • Sarah Deines
  • Katie Fate, DO
  • Samantha Flores, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist
  • Eva Galvez, MD
  • Lydia Jackson, PA-C
  • Lyn Jacobs, MD
  • Tanya Kapka, MD, MPH
  • Caitlin Karplus, DO
  • Jennifer King, MD
  • Suniti Kumar, MD
  • Stephanie McAndrew, MD

  • Kathryn Menninger, MD
  • Brian Moreaux

  • Kimberley Neroda, MD
  • Maura O’Leary, MD
  • Alison Marie Reta, Pharm. D., CDE
  • Erik Rosekrans, FNP
  • Michael Schiferl, MD
  • Vanessa Servellon-Marenco, MSW

  • Ingrid Solares, LCSW, CADC1
  • Thomas Stason, DO
  • Elizabeth Uno, MD
  • Larissa Whalen Garfias, PA-C


730 SE Oak Street, Suite A & B
Hillsboro, OR 97123


(503) 352-2354

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 6149
Aloha, Or  97007

Dental Providers

  • Michael Kim, DMD
  • M Eduardo Ramirez Cuevas, DMD

  • Mónica Sarmiento, RDH

  • Kristina Sinclair, RDH

  • Chen Chen (Jane) Xing, DMD


222 SE 8th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Phone: (503) 352-7300
After Hours Phone: (503) 616-6049

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 6149
Aloha, Or  97007

On-call doctor

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed daily

Noon to 1 p.m.

Pacific University College of Optometry operates the Vision Clinic in Hillsboro.

Si es de habla hispana y prefiere recibir servicios en Español, le invitamos a visitarnos en nuestras clínicas de Hillsboro y Cornelius. Nuestro personal médico y administrativo bilingüe le podrá atender y brindar servicios para sus necesidades de la vista.


Phone: (503) 601-7410
Monday /Tuesday/Thursday/Friday:   9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mailing Address: 
PO Box 6149
Aloha, Or  97007

Monica Arce, CNM

  • Certified Nurse MIdwife Monica Arce joined Virginia Garcia in March 2008. Monica grew up in Peru until she was 18 years old, and then moved to New Orleans.  She completed aArce photo Bachelor in Fine Arts in Music and then moved to Portland in 1994.  She returned to school ten years later to pursue a nursing and midwifery degree driven by her interests in women’s health, health disparities and her fascination with the transformative power of pregnancy and birth.

    Virginia Garcia has been a place where Monica can get back in touch with her Hispanic heritage and use her first language on a daily basis.  When she is not seeing patients in clinic or delivering babies at Tuality, you may find her playing music with her husband and children, running, hiking, swimming, camping and generally spending as much of her free time as possible with her 15 year old daughter and her eight year old son.

    Medical Training:  Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR; MS in Nurse Midwifery (2007)

    Board Certification:  American Midwife Certification Board (2007)

    Languages:  English and Spanish

Soledad Ayres, MD

  • Soledad Ayres, MDSpecialty: Family Medicine with OB

    Undergrad: Smith College, BA Biochemistry

    Medical school: Yale University, MD

    Residency: Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish

Teresa Bair, DO

  • Teresa Bair

    Dr. Teresa Bair has recently returned to her home state of Oregon to join Virginia Garcia for her three-year family medicine residency.  She did her general medical training in Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Oregon, California, Louisiana, and Costa Rica.  Dr. Bair provides primary family medicine, including Osteopathic manual treatments, pediatric, and obstetric care.  She is particularly passionate about health education, women’s and reproductive health, manual medicine, and patient advocacy.  In addition to her work at Virginia Garcia, she provides care at various clinic and hospital sites in the greater Portland area, largely through the Legacy Health system. Dr. Bair is committed to listening to her patients, helping them access needed resources, and providing education and support to help patients reach their highest level of health and wellbeing.

    In addition to providing full-spectrum family medicine, Teresa enjoys spending time in the forest, doing volunteer construction work, sipping tea in front of her fireplace, loving on her family and friends, dancing, traveling, gardening, and playing the ukulele.

    Medical Training: University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME (2014) Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine

    Residency: Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (2014) Family Medicine

    Languages: English and Spanish

Denise Busch FNP, PMHNP

  • Denise Busch

    Specialty: Mental Health/Psychiatric

    Undergrad: University of Louisville

    Graduate schools: Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis and Oregon Health & Science University

    Board Certification: Adult Psychiatric and Family Nurse Practitioner

    Languages: English

Kristin Burgher, MD

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    Specialty: Family Medicine with OB

    Undergrad education: Gonzaga University, BA Political Science & French

    Medical school: Georgetown University, MD

    Residency: Providence Milwaukie Family Medicine Residency

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: Spanish, French

Geoffrey Carden, MD

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    Specialty: Family Medicine with OB 

    Undergrad: Davidson College, BA, Classical Humanities

    Medical school: ETSU College of Medicine, MD

    Residency:  UC Davis, Stanislaus County Family Medicine

    Fellowship: Faculty Development, UNC

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish


Sarah Deines

  • Dr. Sarah Deines was selected as the Director of Quality for Virginia Garcia in 2017. In this role, Sarah provides oversight of clinical quality improvement and assurance initiatives to ensure access to and provision of high quality care, done cost-effectively with sustained employee engagement.

    Sarah Deines originally joined Virginia Garcia in July 2009 as the first clinical pharmacist and, since that time, has supported development and expansion of VG’s clinical pharmacy program across all primary care clinics.  Expansion of the clinical pharmacy program focused on delivering high quality care to optimize outcomes for the patients and populations served.  This includes delivery of nurse and provider training on standards of care and medication protocols to support evidence based medication use in our clinics.

    Medical Training:  Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD 2008). Legacy Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, Portland, OR (2009).

    Board Certification:  Board Certification Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) 2012

    Languages:  English, Spanish


Katie Fate, DO

  • Katie Fate, DO is a Family Medicine Resident at Virginia Garcia’s Hillsboro clinic.

    Medical school: Western University of Health Sciences- College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

    Residency: The Wright Center; Virginia Garcia Hillsboro

    Languages: English and Spanish



Samantha Flores, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist

  • Clinical Pharmacist Samantha Flores began as a resident with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and now serves as a full time Clinical Pharmacist at the Hillsboro clinic.

    Medical Training: Doctor of Pharmacy, Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy


    • Post Graduate Year 1 Community Pharmacy Resident at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and Pacific University School of Pharmacy
    • Post Graduate Year 2 Ambulatory Care at Kaiser Permanente Colorado


    Languages: English & Spanish

Eva Galvez, MD

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    Specialty: Family Medicine with OB

    Undergrad: Oregon State University, Bachelor of Science in Biology

    Medical school: University of Washington School of Medicine, MD

    Residency: Swedish Family Medicine

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: Spanish, English


Lydia Jackson, PA-C

  • Specialty: Family Medicine, non-OBLydia Jackson

    Undergrad: Colorado College, B.A.; major in Biology

    Graduate school: Duke University School of Physician Assistant Studies

    Board Certification: National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants

    Languages: English, Spanish

Lyn Jacobs, MD

  • Lyn Cropped 2Doctor Lyn Jacobs joined Virginia Garcia in August 1998. She came here as a National Health Service Scholar and has stayed here because of her amazing colleagues and truly inspirational patients. Their stories and experiences continue to motivate her to provide the best primary care she can. She has delivered over 1,500 babies, most of them right here in Washington County. Helping families bring new members into this world continues to be a highlight of her medical practice.

    Dr. Jacobs’ medical interests vary, she loves working with families and helping people modify their lifestyle and eating habits to prevent chronic diseases such as: diabetes, obesity and hypertension. She and her husband run an organic farm where they raise vegetables, grass fed beef, goats and poultry for eggs. She loves spending time with her husband Juvencio and three kids, Jacob, Diego and Eva Luna. When not with her patients or planting on her farm, her hobbies include: cooking for large crowds, ceramics, hiking, arranging flowers and wreath making.

    Medical Training:  University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1995)

    Residency: Family Medicine Residency, Contra Costa County Regional Hospital (1995-98)

    Board Certification:  Family Medicine

    Language:  English and Spanish

Tanya Kapka, MD, MPH

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    Specialty: Family Medicine with OB

    Undergrad: Oberlin College, English major

    Medical school: Oregon Health and Science University, MD

    Residency: Greater Lawrence Family Medicine (Lawrence, Massachussetts)

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish

Caitlin Karplus, DO Family Medicine

  • Caitlin Karplus

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Undergrad: Oregon State University, Chemistry

    Medical school: A.T. Still University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    Residency:  In residency at The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education

    Board Certification: currently in training

    Languages: English, basic Spanish


Jennifer King, MD

  • Jennifer King, MDDoctor Jennifer King joined Virginia Garcia in January of 2015.

    Medical Training: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA (2011) Medical Doctorate

    Residency: Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Santa Rosa, CA (2014) Family Medicine

    Board Certification:  American Board of Family Medicine (2014)

Suniti Kumar, MD

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    Doctor Suniti Kumar joined Virginia Garcia in October 2005 and enjoys working with patients from all different parts of the world.  She is a Board Certified Family Practice physician who went to college, medical school, and residency in Massachusetts.  She then completed a Fellowship in Obstetrics, so she does most of the Cesarean Sections for our patients.  Before joining Virginia Garcia, she worked as a volunteer for Doctors without Borders in Myanmar (Burma) and Niger and also worked in New Mexico, Colorado, and Washington State.  She speaks Spanish and understands basic Thai. Suniti is a single mother of two children she adopted at birth, one from Texas and one from Oregon.  She enjoys playing with her children, reading, cooking, sewing, bike riding, doing yoga, and talking to others about adoption and single parenthood.

    Medical Training:

    • University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1997
    • Austin Medical Education Programs, Obstetrics Fellowship, 2003

    Residency: Greater Lawrence Family Practice Residency, 2000

    Board Certified: Yes

    Languages: English and Spanish

Kathryn Menninger, MD

  • Specialty: Family Medicine with OB Kathryn Menninger

    Undergrad: Carroll College

    Medical school: Oregon Health & Science University, M.D.

    Residency:  University of Utah

    Fellowship: Obstetrics at University of Utah

    Board Certification: Family Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish

Kimberley Neroda, MD

  • Doctor Kimberley Neroda specializes in Internal Medicine.

    Medical Training:  Emory University School of Medicine

    Residency: Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, NY, NY

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish & French

Maura O’Leary, MD

  • Maura_OLeary

    Specialty: Family Medicine NO OB

    Undergrad: Carleton College, Biology

    Medical school: OHSU, MD

    Residency: Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

    Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

    Languages: English, Spanish Proficiency

Alison Marie Reta, Pharm. D., CDE

  • Undergrad: University of Southern California; BA, SpanishAlison Reta

    Pharmacy school: University of California, San Francisco; Pharm. D.

    Residency: University of Southern California PGY1 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice

    Fellowship, if any: University of Southern California Ambulatory Care/Academia

    Board Certification: Certified Diabetes Educator

    Languages: English and Spanish

Erik Rosekrans, FNP

  • Erik Rosekrans, FNP

    Specialty: Family Practice

    Medical school: Eastern Washington University, MS in Clinical Psychology.  University of Washington, MN, Adult Nurse Practitioner.  George Washington University, certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner.


    Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, FNP

    Languages: English, Spanish and Japanese

Michael Schiferl, MD

  • Michael SchiferlDoctor Michael Schiferl joined Virginia Garcia in October of 2009. Dr. Schiferl’s medical interests include international medicine and medical relief, community health, pediatrics, and obstetrics. Having worked for community health for nearly 10 years, Michael joined Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinics to continue his interest and commitment to community health and helping the underserved both locally and overseas. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, nature, photography, motorcycling and touring, and travel.

    Medical Training:

    • University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI (2001) Medical Doctorate
    • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK (2006) Diploma in Tropical Medicine

    Residency: Stanislaus Family Practice Residency, University of California-Davis, Modesto, CA (2004) Family Medicine

    Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine (2014)

    Language: English and Spanish, Italian and Thai

Ingrid Solares, LCSW, CADC1

  • Ingrid SolaresIngrid Solares joined Virginia Garcia in July of 2015. Ingrid is dedicated to working with underserved and vulnerable populations to help improve their quality of life. Her background and training is in strategic and structural family therapy and has experience working with children, high risk adolescents and their families and chemically dependent clients in crisis through strengths-based and action oriented interventions. Having worked with vulnerable, oppressed, and impoverished communities, Ingrid is attracted to Virginia Garcia’s mission statement and the incredible care the organization provides to the community.

    In her spare time Ingrid enjoys spending time with her loved ones exploring the outdoors and enjoys hiking, camping, stand up paddle boarding, exercising, reading and watching movies.

    Medical Training: Portland State University, Portland, OR, (MA) in Social Work (06/2012)

    Board Certification: National Association of Social Workers (2015)
    Addictions Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (2014)

    Languages:  English and Spanish


Thomas Stason, DO

  • Thomas StasonDoctor Thomas Stason joined Virginia Garcia in October of 2013 as a way to bring Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine education to the Family Practice Residents. He’s glad to be able to offer this service to the patients of Virginia Garcia.  In his private practice he specializes in cranial trauma, headaches and visual issues.

    In his spare time, he likes to cook and practice yoga and is anticipating his first child in January of 2015..

    Medical Training: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004)

    Residency:  St. Barnabas Hospital in New York, residency in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine / Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine

    Board Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (2009)

    Language(s): English

Elizabeth Uno, MD

  • Dr. Elizabeth UnoSpecialty: Family Medicine with obstetrics

    Undergrad:Portland State University, BA in Biology and Spanish

    Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, MD

    Residency: Ventura County Family Medicine

    Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

    Languages:  English and Spanish

Larissa Whalen-Garfias, PA-C

  • Larissa Whalen-GarfiasPhysician Assistant Larissa Whalen-Garfias joined Virginia Garcia in September of 2006. Larissa’s medical interests include working with the underserved and Latino populations. She enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two children.

    Medical Training: Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR (Master of Physician Assistant Studies) 2003

    Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (2004)

  • Dr. Michael Kim was born in nearby Portland, Oregon, and has been an Oregonian his entire life. In his free time, he enjoys participating in a variety of sports including indoor soccer, basketball, and golf, as well as catching up on his favorite shows on Netflix. He has a passion for serving those in need, and has participated in events such as Portland’s Mission of Mercy and various Compassion dental events. Dr. Kim also had the privilege of completing his external rotations at the Cornelius and Hillsboro Virginia Garcia dental clinics during dental school, an experience that influenced his desire to return as a provider, and looks forward to another opportunity to give back to the community.

    Dental Training: Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry



Chen Chen (Jane) Xing, DMD

  • Chen Chen (Jane) Xing, DMD

    Specialty: General dentistry

    Medical school: Oregon Health and Science University Dental School

    Board Certification: Dentistry

    Languages: English & Mandarin

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