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Thomas J. Boo, MD

  • Date Appointed: 10/29/2009
  • Primary Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Gender: Male

About Thomas

An East Coast native and graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Boo moved to the Eastern Sierra in 1996 after finishing residency at Ventura County Medical Center.

He worked at Toiyabe Indian Health Project until 2002, when he left the area to pursue public health training and a long-time interest in global health. He completed an epidemiology fellowship (the Epidemic Intelligence Service) with the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and then spent five years working in South Sudan and Kenya with CDC’s Global AIDS Program.

Dr. Boo and his wife returned to Bishop in 2009, rejoining the medical staff at Northern Inyo Hospital where he worked until 2015, when he returned to Toiyabe. He returned to NIIH in 2018.

He is certified in family medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He is also co-medical director of Hospice of the Owens Valley and Muno County Public Health Officer.

Awards
  • Mono County Public Health Officer
Education
  • Medical School
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia
  • Residency
  • Ventura County Medical Center
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Family Medicine
Medical Interests Areas of Interest: Mono County Public Health Officer
Diplomate in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene