About Dr. Sara O'Heron and Lifeboat Medical Associates
Sara O'Heron M.D.
Dr. Sara O’Heron was born and brought up in Wales, U.K. She emmigrated to Canada for university where her undergraduate degree was in dance and visual arts. She then achieved a degree in education and went on to work in special education with autistic children. Here she helped to create a CBC program for parents to work with pre-school autism.
Dr. Sara O’Heron then went on to receive her medical degree at McMaster University where she specialized in maternal and child health. She then completed her residency. Dr. Sara O’Heron continued her medical training in high-risk surgical obstetrics completing a fellowship in that specialty.
Dr. Sara O’Heron practiced OBGYN and Pediatrics and taught at McMaster University until she was recruited to U.T.M.B. Galveston in 1993. There she taught Primary Care Obstetrics and worked in an undeserved area where she also served as expert examiner for child abuse cases.
In 1996 Dr. Sara O’Heron moved to Peachtree City to work as a full time assistant Professor at Emory University. Here her responsibilities included creating a primary care curriculum for obstetrics, pediatrics and women’s health.
In 1999 Dr. Sara O’Heron opened Lifeboat Medical Associates to serve the communities OBGYN, Pediatrics, and Women’s health needs. She still maintains teaching association with Emory University, Mercer University, and Medical College of Georgia acting as adjunct faculty and clinical preceptor.
Lifeboat Medical Associates is an active teaching site for clinical experiences in all levels of medical education from administrative, to Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, medical students and residents. She also continues to actively work with social services and child placement agencies; autism and other developmental issues, and all areas of women’s health, obstetrics and pediatrics.
Dr. Sara O'Heron is an HPV, Synergy and Braca educator and is a speakers to other Physicians nationwide.
About Jessica Forbes, PA-C
Jessica Forbes loves working with women and children and the hands on approach along with the focus of attention given to each individual at Lifeboat Medical Associates.
Jessica Forbes is Georgia born and bred and graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Armstrong Atlantic State University; and Magna Cum Laude as a Physicians Assistant from Medical College of Georgia (now known as Georgia Health Sciences University). While at Medical College of Georgia, she volunteered at a local medical clinic for the impoverished and ran the ‘Crafts for Pediatric Cancer Patients’ program at the Children’s Medical Center.
Jessica says, “I look forward to the challenges each day of caring for the varied concerns and the total wellbeing of my patients. I also enjoy the environment of continued learning and growth here at Lifeboat.”
Lifeboat Medical Associates
Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology
and Women's Health Care
1201 Georgian Park
Peachtree City, GA 30269
(Behind Ross in the Target Center)
Telephone: (770) 631-4873
Facsimile: (770) 631-0684