Heyman Oo, MD, MPH is a primary care pediatrician who believes in taking a whole family, whole child approach to health. She is passionate about public health advocacy, social justice, reversing the effects of toxic stress and helping every child, regardless of social circumstances, reach their full potential.
She loves to travel, sample new foods, and has spent a significant time living abroad. Dr. Oo taught middle school in China for two years before medical school, researched malaria in the jungles of the Peruvian Amazon during medical school, and volunteered for months at a refugee clinic in Thailand in college. She speaks English, Spanish, and Burmese fluently and Chinese conversationally.
Dr. Oo grew up in the Bay Area, earned her BA in Psychology and Neuroscience from Yale University, Doctorate in Medicine from University of California San Diego and Masters in Public Health from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Healthcare Policy and Administration.
She is currently the Pediatric Champion at Marin Community Clinics for a pilot project with the Center for Youth Wellness screening and intervening on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in a pediatric primary care setting.