Stephen Panebianco, MD, completed a Residential Fellowship with the Program in Integrative Medicine (PIM) at the University of Arizona founded by Dr. Andrew Weil, and is board certified in both Family Medicine and Holistic Medicine. Dr. Panebianco is a founding diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. He pursued premedical studies and a theology minor at Georgetown University, medical studies at the University of Buffalo, and Family Medicine at the University of California Irvine.
Expanding the Practice of Integrative Medicine
In 1995, Dr. Panebianco traveled throughout India to explore Ayurveda and India’s rich culture and has returned to Asia including Tibet to further pursue cross-cultural healing principles. Dr. Panebianco specializes in mind-body medicine utilizing various mind-body approaches including Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, along with other stress reduction techniques.
Dr. Panebianco founded an educational not for profit organization in integrative health and Cayuga Heights Center for Wellness and Healing Arts, a center with 14 integratively minded practitioners from various fields. Dr. Panebianco's experience also encompasses both conventional medicine in primary care and urgent care settings as well as individualized integrative medicine consultations. Dr. Panebianco has taught medical students and residents at various institutions including the University of Arizona's Program in Integrative Medicine where he has served on the curriculum committee and authored the Mind-Body Medicine Curriculum. He currently offers integrative medical & mind-body consultations through the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, applies mind-body techniques for various conditions and enjoys writing and teaching in a variety of forums including seminars designed for the general public.
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