We believe the human body has the innate knowledge and ability to heal itself. That belief is the foundation of our integrative approach to medicine. As Osteopathic physicians, we’re here to empower you, by reconnecting you with that knowledge and by supporting your body, mind and spirit on your journey to better health.
Dr. Stanley graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa in 1985. She completed a rotating internship at Phoenix General Hospital and has been board certified in Osteopathic Manipulation and Neuromuscular Medicine since 1995. Dr. Stanley completed a four year Classical Homeopathy program for health professionals at Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in Berkeley, California in 1998. She also studied with Dr. James Jealous D.O. from 2000-2003. Dr. Stanley has practiced Traditional Osteopathy with an emphasis in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field and Biodynamics in both private and group practices in Santa Cruz, CA, Portland, OR and Boulder, CO, prior to her arrival in Bellingham. Dr. Stanley also integrates Classical, single remedy homeopathy as part of treatment and consultation when it is appropriate in a patient’s care, as she has found Homeopathy to be very synergistic with Osteopathic treatment. Dr. Stanley has been active locally and nationally in the study and teaching of Osteopathy with numerous osteopathic medical students and residents, as well as with the Cranial Academy. She is in practice with her husband, Keith C. Swan, D.O., and is very excited to be part of, and to serve the vibrant Bellingham community.
Dr. Swan graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981 after a three year pre-doctorate fellowship in Osteopathic Principles and Practice. He completed a rotating internship at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, followed by two years of Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Southeastern Medical Center in North Miami Beach and at Philadelphia Osteopathic Hospital.
Dr. Swan also completed the physicians course for Medical Acupuncture at UCLA, and followed with training in the Balance method with Dr. Te Fu Tan, D.O.M. Dr. Swan also studied Biodynamics with its founder, Dr. James Jealous, D.O. Dr. Swan is board certified in Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. Swan has devoted his practice to consultations and treatment in Traditional Osteopathy, with an emphasis on Osteopathy in the Cranial Field and Biodynamics, and he also incorporates Medical Acupuncture when appropriate.
Dr. Swan is active locally and nationally in the study and teaching of Osteopathy with numerous organizations, including the AAO, SCTF, Cranial Academy and many osteopathic colleges. Dr. Swan practices with his wife, Dr. Sharon Ann Stanley, D.O., and looks forward to the wonderful culture, community and outdoor activities that Bellingham offers.