Shawn Tassone, MD



Welcome to the Women's Health page. Because of my background, we will be exploring the usual topics and items you want to know and we will be bringing in integrative and mind-body medicine topics pertaining to women's health from around the world.


Author of Prometheus Books, 2009 and Spiritual Pregnancy: Develop, Nurture, and Embrace the Journey to Motherhood (Lllewellyn, 2014)

Staff Physician – Austin Area OBGYN, Austin TX – August 2013 - current

Director of Research Integrative Medicine – World Institute of Scientific Exploration (WISE), 2011-current

Contributing Faculty College of Nursing -  Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.  Clinical training for Nurse Practitioner students in Women’s Health

Contributing Faculty, Center for Integrative Medicine University of Arizona – Medical Student Rotation.

U.S. Army Medical Corps, Fort Sill, OK Reynolds Army Community Hospital 1998-2002 Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2000-2002

La Dea Women’s Health 7494 N. LaCholla Blvd.Tucson, AZ 85741 520-544-0906

Director of Research, Department of Alternative and Complementary Medicine – World Institute of Scientific Exploration 2012- Current.

Contributor, Psychology Today “The 90 Minute Check-Up”        ​


College: Regis College, Denver, CO 1985-1989 – B.S./B.S.  Mathematics/Biology

Medical: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1990-1994, Doctor of Medicine, M.D.

Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1994-1998, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellowship: University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2005-2007, Graduate Fellow in Integrative Medicine, Chairman – Andrew Weil, M.D.

Graduate: Saybrook University, San Francisco, CA 2009-present PhD student Philosophy (Mind-Body Medicine)

A Word From Shawn Tassone, MD

We need a healthcare system that has an active patient and a passive physician. Self-healing is where the real work happens.

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