Jennifer Byer, MD grew up in Michigan. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. She moved back home to attend medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit. She provided care to families with medical need through volunteering and helped coordinate a medical mission trip Belize. This is where her interest in caring for the medically undeserved began.
She moved to California in 2010 to be closer to her husband. She completed residency at a busy Kaiser hospital in Santa Clara. Her training included family planning, urogynecology, infertility, and gynecologic surgery, including robotics. She was honored as the top resident for laparoscopic surgery and high risk OB. Her first job was at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in Santa Rosa. She then moved to Napa to be closer to family. She worked at Queen of the Valley Hospital since 2015 and Marin General Hospital since 2017.
Dr. Byer loves learning about each of her patients’ lives and passions. At every visit her focus is to spend time educating the patient about her condition, exploring available treatment options, and working together to create a unique care plan. She is learning Spanish and has basic conversational skills. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, watersports and spending time with her two dogs.