Shawn Tassone, MD



Obstetrics, Gynecology


Regis College, Creighton University School of Medicine, Saybrook University



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”        ​https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-90-minute-checkup


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)

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