Elizabeth “Betsy” Portugal, DNP, CNM, APRN

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Advanced Center for Women’s Health at Providence
1800 N. Mesa St., Suite 200
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 577-9900

Dr. Elizabeth "Betsy" Portugal is a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Certified Nurse Midwife, and advanced practice registered nurse with Providence Women's Health Partners. Betsy has spent her entire nursing career working with women to improve their overall health, assist with new mothers dealing with postpartum depression, and help with the management of menopause. Betsy has been a Registered Nurse and Unit Director in Labor & Delivery units; a Nurse Clinician and Educator; and a Program Director and Instructor of the Nurse Midwifery Education track for Texas Tech University Health Science Center - School of Nursing.  Her experience and expertise is an asset to her patients in El Paso.


  • University of Texas at El Paso - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center - Nurse Midwifery
  • University of Texas at El Paso - Masters of Science in Nursing
  • University of Texas at El Paso - Doctor of Nursing Practice


  • Perinatal & Postpartum Depression Management
  • Prenatal Care
  • Abnormal PAP smears
  • Preventive Care Visits
  • Birth Control (pills, implants, IUDs)
  • Menopause management (pre-menopause & post-menopause)
  • Well woman visits