Welcome Dr. Gillian Betterton!

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Gillian Betterton, MD

Pacific Women’s Center is thrilled to announce that Dr. Gillian “Jill” Betterton will be joining us on April 1, 2012!

Dr. Gillian “Jill” Betterton graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1983. After working in research and teaching high school science, she entered the University of Vermont College of Medicine and received her medical degree in 1992. She completed her internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Olive View Medical Center/UCLA and went on to complete her residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Virginia.

Ten minutes after graduation, Jill and her husband and young daughter left the stifling heat and headed to the more temperate Pacific Northwest , where they have been enjoying life ever since.

Jill worked as a full-time OB/GYN for 15 years, serving as Department Chair at Sacred Heart Medical Center, Lead physician within her own group, and Medical Director for a Certified Nurse Midwifery practice.

After a brief stint at retirement, Jill has decided to return to practicing office Gynecology and joined PWC in April 2012. She enjoys working with women of all ages and has a strong focus on wellness, education and empowerment.

She enjoys spending time with her family – a husband and two daughters, cooking, outdoor activities, gardening and reading.