Medical Director, Heywood Medical Group
Dr. Sari Miettinen serves as Medical Director of Heywood Medical Group, a physician organization with 50 physicians and allied health partners located throughout North Central Massachusetts that provides care to patients of Heywood Healthcare and its affiliated facilities. In addition to her clinical practice as a Pediatrician, Dr. Miettinen brings a strong managerial background to the Medical Director role, focusing on the operational aspects of the growing multi-specialty physician practices and urgent care centers. Her knowledge of patient-centered medical practices helps Heywood Medical Group with practice transformation and quality standards.
Dr. Miettinen joined the Heywood Healthcare family in 2015 after more than a decade of providing pediatric care in the Western U.S. She previously served as the Physician Site Leader at Texas Children’s Pediatrics and provided well-child and acute care for Navajo children at the Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, NM. Dr. Miettinen is also the founder of Optimum Practice Management (OPM), which assists with the development of clinical processes and procedures for new and established medical practices.
Dr. Miettinen received her undergraduate degree from Rice University and her medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine, where she completed her residency. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and active in its Member Section on Administration and Practice Management.