To tell you a little about us, our office believes that a doctor’s visit should relieve stress, not produce it. We aim to continue to act like a small practice, warm, friendly, and respectful, while still excited about the practice of obstetrics and gynecology. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to our patients and their families as well as our referring physicians.
About Damon C. Cobb D.O. FACOG
Board-certified in OB/GYN, Dr. Cobb received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He went on to complete his residency training at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. After finishing his residency in OB/GYN, Dr. Cobb went on to complete a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Through this training, Dr. Cobb attained extensive training in body cosmetics. He is excited to have the opportunity to bring this knowledge to his practice. His approach to women’s healthcare has always been to provide exceptional care in a professional, compassionate manner.
Dr. Cobb runs the gamut from medicated to non-medicated births, with an emphasis on letting his patients be heard. His biggest goal is to honor what a woman wants. Dr. Cobb says he leans toward natural births and wants to do everything he can to help in that regard. He is networked with resources in the San Diego birthing community, and is open to working with doulas, midwives and other health care facilitators to help patients with their wishes. He says the most important thing is to remember that a woman’s body is very powerful. “When it comes to birth, it’s very transformative and empowering in a woman’s life, and I want to appreciate that”.
In addition to taking care of new mothers, Dr. Cobb treats other female health issues and concerns, especially irregular periods.* As a gynecologist, he is interested in minimally invasive procedures so patients can return to their daily activities quickly.*
Dr. Carolyn Selmer
It is my privilege to join the Palomar Health Group as your Women’s Health Physician. I earned my undergraduate degree from Villanova University and my medical degree from The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. I chose an Osteopathic medicine because I believe in holistic approach to healthcare treating the whole body, mind and soul. I completed residency with the Lakeneau Hospital in Wynnewood PA and became a board-certified Ob/Gyn shortly thereafter. After completing my residency in 2005, I relocated to Northern California, joined the Permanente Medical Group and have been a practicing Ob/Gyn ever since.
I truly love my profession. I am here to serve the women of this community and provide full spectrum Ob/Gyn care. My passion however lies in minimally invasive gynecological surgery. I have been fortunate enough to have taught over a thousand students, residents and staff physicians not only from the United States but from several countries abroad, the art of basic and advanced laparoscopic suturing skills and techniques. Throughout my career with The Permanente Medical Group, I have served in many lead roles but my most cherished was that of GYN surgery chief. In that role I was instrumental in the evolution and progression of minimally invasive surgery. The benefits that this has brought to our patients has been insurmountable and absolutely the highlight of my career. There is simply no greater joy than seeing the transformation of my patients and their quality of life before and after surgery.
I chose Women’s Health because I believe in women and want to see all of us succeed and thrive to the best of our ability. As a mother, wife and physician I have walked the same road as so many of my patients. I understand the many challenges and often unrealistic expectations that are often placed upon us as women. As your physician I am here to listen, understand, collaborate, guide and advise to the absolute best of my ability. I am a profound believer the mind-body connection and the role of mindfulness, meditation and wellness.
Professionally, I am a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. I strive to maintain the highest level of expertise, clinic competency and continuing education as possible.
When I am not at work, you can find me actively engaged in the community with my teenage twins. Whether it be an early morning run, an afternoon enjoying water sports, a hike through the trails or an adventure on the slopes you will always find us outside enjoying nature and being active. For personal growth, my yoga practice is instrumental in both my mental and physical health.
I am honored to have the opportunity to partner with you in your health care needs. I cherish every aspect of a women’s life from adolescence though pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and beyond. I strive to create an environment of warmth, compassion and openness while establishing a relationship of trust, guidance and joint decision making. I look forward to building a practice here in Southern California with the Palomar Medical Group.
Anna Heinz NP CNM
Anna joins our practice with several years of experience in women’s health; she has extensive background in both obstetrics and gynecology. Along with being a Nurse Practitioner Anna is also a Certified Nurse Midwife. In addition to this Anna is also a Nurse Supervisor on the labor and delivery floor at Pomerado Hospital. She enjoys managing all aspects of women’s healthcare, and we are fortunate to have her experience in the office
Martha Blake CMA/Office Manager
Martha brings with her years of experience in medical office management and can help you navigate your insurance questions.
We hope you enjoyed learning more about us. To set up an appointment, give us a call at 858-485-0130.
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Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm