April 28, 2014–CHC is very pleased to announce the addition of Amber Sharp Heise, MD to our primary care medical home clinical care team roster. Dr. Heise will practice pediatric medicine at CHC’s Oquirrh View Clinic in Taylorsville, serving the west side of the valley. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
A Utah native, Dr. Heise earned her BS in Biology at the University of Utah and also studied at Morgan State University in Baltimore and the University of Oregon in Eugene. She holds a Doctor of Medicine from Oregon Health & Sciences University. Dr. Heise completed her residency at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Heise most recently practiced in Grand Forks North Dakota. Previously she practiced in McKinleyville, California and El Paso, Texas. She is bilingual in English, Spanish, and is familiar with American Sign Language. She loves treating children and aspires to excite her young patients about the wonders of science in the context of explaining to them how their bodies work.
She and her husband, Tim have four children ages 1 ½ to 8 and another on the way, due in August. They are happy to be back in Utah, close to friends and family. Dr. Heise enjoys hiking, traveling, and reading when she isn’t busy with family or work. Her husband, Tim has just completed law school and is currently studying for the Bar exam.