Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Where are you located?

We are located at 10200 SW Eastridge Street, Suite 105  Portland, OR 97225, near the intersection of Highway 217 and Highway 26.

What kind of services do you provide?

Center for Cognitive Health is a Neurology clinic offering extensive evaluations in order to help patients maximize their cognitive function as they cope with Alzheimer’s disease or other disorders of thinking. We also offer opportunities to participate in clinical research studies related to MCI and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about our services by clicking on the Home tab on this website.

Do I need a referral to schedule a clinic appointment?

Referrals and previous doctors notes are helpful when scheduling with our clinic. However, they are not mandatory. You will be asked to complete our New Patient Paperwork to help us determine how best to help you. The New Patient Paperwork can be found under the clinic tab of our website.

Do you offer same-day appointments?

We are unable to accommodate same-day appointments. It can take up to seven business days to schedule you for a clinic appointment.

Do you accept Medicaid/Medicare?

Unfortunately, due to lack of coverage and reimbursement, we are unable to accept these insurance plans. We are also unable to accept CareOregon and other Oregon Health Plans.

Do you offer medical imaging?

We do not have onsite imaging capabilities. If your diagnosis requires imaging, our staff will refer you to an imaging facility that will send us the results upon completion.



Do I need a Study Partner to participate?

Yes, your study partner will be interviewed about your health and memory and is needed at most study visits. 

Can you assign me a Study Partner?

Unfortunately, we are unable to assign study partners to our participants. 

Do you offer weekend appointments?

We offer clinic and research appointments Monday through Thursday during our business hours of 9:00am-4:00pm. 

How much does it cost to participate in research studies?

Our clinical trials are completely voluntary and free to participate in. Any study related costs are covered by the study sponsor.

What are the risks of participating in your research?

The safety of our research participants is the most important aspect of our clinical trials. There may by unpleasant side effects related to the potential treatment being studied or the experimental treatment may not be effective.
Any risks and side effects are included in our study specific consent forms that are signed by both study participant and study partner before beginning the study.