Whidbey General Hospital
M. Leah  Oman, MD

M. Leah Oman MD

General surgeon M. Leah Oman, MD, joined Whidbey General’s medical staff in 2010. She has received advanced training in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the breast and holds a Fellowship in Breast Diseases from the South Carolina Comprehensive Cancer Center. She serves on our Cancer Committee, a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, patient care and support staff that works to ensure high quality oncology care. She led development of a nurse navigator program to coordinate care between surgery patients and our Cancer Program. Dr. Oman performs minimally invasive general surgery and specializes in the surgical management of melanomas and complex burns, wounds and infections. She is past member of our Peer Review Committee, which evaluates the hospital’s care to ensure it meets quality and patient safety standards.

Whidbey General Hospital Surgical Services

205 S. Main Street, Building A
P.O. Box 145

Coupeville , WA  98239
Office Phone: 360-678-6799

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Treat the entire person, not simply the disease.
  • Listen closely and treat everyone with patience, compassion and respect.
  • Use the least invasive procedure possible to treat the condition and honor patient wishes.
  • Coordinate with primary care physicians to ensure continuity of care.

Scope of Care

  • Specialized care for benign and malignant diseases of the breast, including treatment for breast pain, genetic high risk factors, masses and skin changes
  • Oncoplastic techniques, which combine cancer care with plastic surgery
  • Skin sparing techniques for improved cosmetic result
  • Sentinel node surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques for stomach, gall bladder, appendix, hernias and large and small bowel
  • Surgical management of melanoma and other malignant and benign skin disorders; complex burns, wounds and infections; free graft and advancement flap techniques
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy


  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1996
  • Fellowship in Breast Diseases from the South Carolina Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2000

Internship & Residency

  • University of South Carolina Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

M. Leah  Oman, MD


“BEST experience I ever had in a hospital. Five star all the way.”

M. Leah  Oman, MD

Everyone at Whidbey General focuses on achieving the best possible patient outcomes. Read comments from our patients about the care they received. Want to share your own testimonial? Email myhospital@whidbeygen.org.