You are using an outdated browser. For the best experience, please upgrade to a newer browser.

Caroline C. Adams

4.8 | 103 Reviews
Providence Medical Group - Gresham
440 Northwest Division Street
Gresham, OR 97030
Speaks: English
Online booking times are not available right now.
Contact provider for scheduling options.

About Caroline C. Adams

Caroline Adams, MD, studied to be a professional dancer, which eventually led her to choose medicine as a second career. “I enjoy using my head, hands, and heart in all my work,” she says. “Through dance, I found a special interest in how movement can affect health and happiness.” She chose to specialize in family medicine because she values “the emphasis on community-building, evidence-based medicine, and culturally sensitive health care.” In her practice today, Dr. Adams believes that “it is a privilege to share in the lives of my patients, from the everyday to life-defining moments.” Her philosophy of care is to work as a team with each patient and all medical providers and staff, and to always strive to improve. “As a family physician, I practice promoting health and healing in the context of a person’s home, social and physical environment, and economic and cultural background,” she says. Dr. Adams earned her undergraduate degree in dance from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and a certificate in pre-medical studies from Mills College. She completed her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and her internship and residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Dr. Adams says life and love brought her to Portland, which is her husband’s hometown; her “other important job” is being a mom to their son. In her free time, she enjoys growing vegetables in a container garden, dancing, and volunteering. She speaks conversational Spanish.
Medical School

Tulane University

Family Medicine Residency Program

The University of Vermont

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine
Providence Medical Group - Gresham
440 Northwest Division Street
Gresham, OR 97030