Curtis Healey, MD
Dr. Curtis Healey’s career has taken him from the corridors of software engineering to the halls of medicine. The board-certified family practice doctor joins Tanner Clinic after more than 15 years as a family practitioner in Ogden.
Dr. Healey received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University in 1992. He then completed a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Utah. Dr. Healey worked as an engineer at Motorola and Utah State before joining University Hospital in Salt Lake as a research assistant to help develop a cardiac output monitor.
As he was working to develop the monitor, he felt that something was missing.
“I needed human interaction,” he said. So it was a natural decision for him to combine his love for medical engineering and his love for helping people into a career as a family practice physician.
Dr. Healey completed his M.D. at the University of Utah and finished his residency at McKay-Dee hospital in Ogden. He worked as an ER physician in Cache and Juab counties before starting his career as a family practice physician in Ogden.
Dr. Healey loves being able to become familiar with an entire family- from grandparents to their grandchildren, even, at times, their great-grandchildren! His enjoys the relationships he’s been able to build with his patients and his ability as a doctor to help them improve their health and well-being.
Dr. Healey is married with five children. He is a soccer fan and has been able to coach competitive soccer teams for 12 years. He also enjoys basketball, camping and spending as much time as possible with his family.