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About Michael Kurisu, DO
Michael Kurisu, DO, is a family medicine physician who provides comprehensive care for people of all ages, including children and adults. As a holistic medicine doctor, the cornerstone of his approach focuses on an internal capacity to heal. He considers the whole person - physical and emotional - in the quest for optimal health and wellness.
Dr. Kurisu's specialty lies in osteopathic manual medicine. He uses a "hands-on" approach to diagnose injury and illness and to encourage your body's natural tendency for good health. He has received extensive training in alternative health fields as well as conventional medicine, allowing him to integrate all aspects of health as it pertains to each patient.
As a family medicine physician at an academic medical center, Dr. Kurisu oversees medical students and residents in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health.
He completed a residency in family medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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- Touro University California, Vallejo, CA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
- Family Medicine/OMT
- American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Cranial Sacral Therapy
- Osteopathic Manual Medicine
- Lifestyle Changes
- Preventive Medicine
- Spinal Manipulations and Adjustments
- Natural Supplements
- Integrative Medicine