Sonya S. Heitmann, MD

Sonya S. Heitmann, MD

  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
| 252 ratings
Westlake Village Primary & Specialty Care | 1250 La Venta Drive, Suite 207, Westlake Village, CA 91361


Dr. Sonya Heitmann completed her internal medicine residency at the University of California, Davis and later became a board-certified obesity medicine specialist.  She enjoys teaching and was a clinical assistant professor for Drexel University prior to joining UCLA Health.  She is currently an associate professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  Her areas of interest include diabetes and obesity medicine.  She works closely with patients to help achieve their weight loss goals through the UCLA Health medically-supervised weight loss program PRO - Program for Reducing Obesity.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012


Internal Medicine, UC Davis, 2012


Internal Medicine, UC Davis, 2010


MD, UC Irvine School of Medicine, 2009


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Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2019-2021, 2023