Stephen Kisiel D.O.
About Stephen Kisiel D.O.
Osteopathic Education and Training
Dr. Kisiel received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Springfield College. He went on to serve a one-year Osteopathic Rotating Internship at Berkshire Medical Center and continued his training at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Family Practice and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM) where he served as Chief Resident for two years.
Dr. Kisiel actively trained in hands-on Traditional Osteopathy under the mentorship of James Jealous, DO from 1998 through 2020.
In 2005, Dr. Kisiel returned to the Berkshires and began Berkshire Osteopathic Health practicing both as a primary care physician and osteopathic consultation specialist treating all ages. He has then developed a Free Osteopathic Children’s Clinic in La Urena Dominican Republic in conjunction with the Dominica School and Orphanage where he leads groups to work and train in Pediatric Osteopathy with an orientation to service.
Dr. Kisiel has a strong interest in providing quality osteopathic medical care to underserved populations both at home and abroad. He actively participated in the Biddeford Free Clinic and has been on numerous Medical/Humanitarian aid missions to Haiti, Jamaica and Guatemala organized through the Springfield College Newman Community and DO Care International.
Osteopathic Medical Education
Dr. Kisiel is involved in both undergraduate and graduate medical education. He serves as the Regional Assistant Dean for University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) at Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) and holds a UNECOM Faculty Appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Kisiel oversees the medical education for 3rd and 4th year Osteopathic Medical Students completing their clinical clerkships at Berkshire Medical Center.
In addition he is the Osteopathic Director of Medical Education at BMC and serves as the Program Director for the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency Program. Osteopathic Medical Students, Interns and Residents frequently work alongside Dr. Kisiel and the other practitioners at Berkshire Osteopathic Health to learn hands-on osteopathic manipulation skills in treating all types of medical conditions.
He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Massachusetts Osteopathic Society, American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Osteopathy, and the Osteopathic Cranial Academy.
Traditional Osteopathic Teaching
Dr. Kisiel has been teaching Traditional Osteopathy both nationally and internationality since 2009 and is on the teaching faculty for the Biodynamics of Osteopathy program developed by James Jealous, DO, BioBasics, Berkshire Osteopathic Study Group, Swiss Osteopathic Center for Kids, Bavarian Pediatric School & Clinic for Traditional Osteopathy, Osteopathische Kinder-Stiftung in Kassel, Germany, OZK – Osteopathic Center for Children – Vienna, ABC Brazillian Children’s Association, Biodynamics Association Japan, Les Enfants De l’Osteopathie EDO Belgium, and Tokyo Osteopathy Center for Children. He serves as regular teaching faculty at free osteopathic children’s clinics around the world.
Dr. Kisiel enjoys teaching in the apprenticeship tradition of Traditional Osteopathy in intimate small class gatherings as well as with osteopathic study groups from around the world.
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