Visiting a Patient

Kids in Doernbecher playground

Visiting parents

If you are parents of a Doernbecher patient, we encourage you to visit your child at any time of the day or night.  We do not restrict family visitors.

In order to provide a secure environment for your child and your family, access to the hospital is restricted between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. To enter Doernbecher during those hours, please use the phone at the entrance in the Doernbecher lobby or enter through the ninth floor skybridge from OHSU Hospital. 

All other visitors

You may visit Doernbecher patients from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Phone calls to patient rooms are allowed from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Visitor parking 

Visitors of Doernbecher patients on our Marquam Hill campus may park for free.

Specific information about visitor parking for Doernbecher is available online.  

Visiting an intensive care unit  

Visitors to intensive care units (ICUs) must follow these restrictions:  

  • Only immediate family members may call or visit patients in ICUs.
  • No flowers are allowed in ICUs.