Department of
Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital
A member of Alameda Health System

Residency News


New Nocturnist Program!

The nocturnist program has started! The program will be staffed by one attending physician per night, 27 days a month, from 9pm to 7am. The pager numbers and pertinent contact information will be listed on the amion website. Meet our new nocturnists:

Geetha Tamaroon, DO - Dr. Tamaroon graduated from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, and she has an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. She completed her internship, residency, and chief residency at Highland Hospital. She has been practicing as a hospitalist and nocturnist at CPMC for the last 4 years.

Garmen Woo, MD – Dr. Woo graduated from St. Georges University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Highland Hospital. After residency, Garmen went on to complete a fellowship in hepatology at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She has been practicing in the GI clinic at Highland and has been a hospitalist and nocturnist at CPMC for the last several years.

Tanny Tantiyavarong, DO - Dr. Tantiyavarong graduated from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Highland Hospital in 2017. Tanny graduated residency with a focus in point of care ultrasound and will be starting his practice as a nocturnist at Highland.

We are really excited about this new program. The nocturnists will provide more support to the night team of residents and will improve patient care. 

On behalf of the Department of Medicine, thank you Garmen, Tanny, and Geetha!