Desiree Bley, MD, FACOG

503-239-6800
Areas of Focus: 
Full Spectrum Obstetrics
Abnormal Bleeding
Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Periods
Colposcopies/Abnormal Paps
Minimally Invasive Surgery

About Me

Always looking for the silver lining in everything.

- Desiree Bley, MD, FACOG

Born in Montana and raised in Southern California, Dr. Bley attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium in San Antonio, Texas. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Bley served in the military as a Major in the U.S. Army, practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Germany for six years. Prior to joining Women’s Health Today in 2007, she took a year off to be a full time mom to her new twins, a boy and a girl, and her older son.

Other Interests: 

Dr. Bley and her husband enjoy travel, yoga, biking and spending time with their three young children. Most of all, they love living in Portland. She also likes traveling with her kids, home renovation, and is a secret Project Runway fan.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Providence Portland Medical Center
Specialties: 
Areas of Focus: 
Full Spectrum Obstetrics
Abnormal Bleeding
Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Periods
Colposcopies/Abnormal Paps
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education & Training: 
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, TX, 1998
  • MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1994
  • BS, Biology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 1990
Leadership: 
  • Chair of Department, OBGYN and Pediatrics at Portland Providence Medical Center
  • Quality Management Board
Honors: 
  • Fellow, ACOG, 2001
  • Medical School Class Secretary
  • Army HPSP Scholarship, 4 years
  • Cum Laude, Loyola Marymount University, 1990
  • Dean's Honor List, 1985 - 1990
  • Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor and Academic Society)
  • Helen L. McCormick Scholarship, 1988
  • Award of Merit in Life Sciences, 1986
  • Founder's Scholarship, 1986
Volunteer Activities: 
  • At her children's schools
Other Activities: 
  • Fellow, American College of OB/GYN, 2001 - Present
  • Junior Fellow, American College of OB/GYN, 1994 - 2000
  • Member, Military Medical Student Association, 1990 - 1994
  • Student Member, American Medical Association, 1990 - 1994

Testimonials

Dr Bley is FANTASTIC. She's super knowledgeable, listens to concerns and presents you with all the information you need to make sounds decisions regarding your health. And.... she's super funny! Love her, she's my new favorite dr!!!