Dr. Tye dePena earned his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology and Medical Ecology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and his Medical Degree at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.   Following residency at Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, he went on to become a Board Certified Family Physician.

Dr. dePena is fluent in Medical Spanish and has a strong background in Women’s Health.

Dr. dePena resides in Santa Cruz, is an avid mountain biker, hiker, and photographer with a strong commitment to wilderness health.