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Heather returned to Olympia Orthopaedic Associates in September 2015, after spending 15 months working in Trauma & Orthopaedics for the National Health System in England. She works with Dr. Timothy DuMontier, specializing in foot and ankle. She has previously worked at OOA with Dr. William Peterson. Heather has experience working in the Sports Medicine subspecialty of orthopaedics, and spent 5 years practicing general orthopaedics in Centralia, WA. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Whitman College, and earned her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2005 from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California.

Heather grew up in Yakima, Washington, and made Olympia her home in 2002. She currently lives in Olympia with her husband and two children. She enjoys cycling, volleyball, traveling, and spending time with her family. Heather and her husband love to see their children grow and to explore the world with them.


  • Bachelor of Asian Studies: Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies: Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
  • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Associations

  • Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery