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Open to patients, please call for an appointment.
Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Education & Training
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, CA, 2001
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA, 2001-2005
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal uterine bleeding, Fibroids, Incontinence, Infertility, Laparoscopic surgery, Menopausal disorders, Minimally invasive surgery, Sexual dysfunction, Stress incontinence
Hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery
Dr. Parman enjoys spending time with her beloved husband and 2 young children. She loves cooking and getting outdoors as much as possible to walk, hike, run and bike.
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Philosophy of Care
My role as a physician is to serve and educate women. Helping to treat them and empower them to make their own health care and lifestyle decisions.
What is a D.O.? I attended Osteopathic Medical School, and like an M.D., completed four years of basic medical education. Osteopathy specifically teaches a philosophy of the body's natural ability to promote health and wellness. As physicians, we encourage treating the body as a whole, as opposed to treating a specific symptom or illness. My medical practice style is very similar to that of my M.D. colleagues, but may take a slightly different philosophical approach. I can prescribe all standard medications, perform surgeries and deliveries. Like my colleagues, I am board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. My specialty OB/GYN training was undertaken at an M.D. training hospital -- Kaiser in Santa Clara, CA. For more information regarding osteopathy, please visit: www.osteopathic.org.
I grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon with five brothers and two sisters. After high school, I moved to Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho, where I received by degree in zoology from the University of Idaho. Subsequently, I relocated to the Bay Area to complete medical school and my residency. Twelve years later, I returned home to Portland to practice medicine and re-experience the Northwest. Although the Northwest is an amazing place to live, I was drawn back to the Bay Area for the sunshine and outdoor activities. I am married and have been blessed with two amazing children that have reshaped my life in the last few years.
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