James Philson, D.O.

James Philson, Des Moines University Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic

James Philson, D.O.

Additional Roles
Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Manual Medicine

515-271-1722 (Clinic Appointment)

Post Graduate Training
  • Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania
  • Residency in Neuromuscular Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Medical applications of Osteopathy (including utilizing OMM for patients struggling with conditions other than musculoskeletal pain, such as asthma, ear infections, plagiocephaly, migraines, developmental delay, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, etc)
  • OMM in the hospitalized patient
  • Osteopathy in Pediatrics
  • Osteopathy in the Cranial Field
  • Interrelatedness of the Mind and Body
  • Probiotics and Prebiotics
Prior Clinical Experience
  • General Pediatrician in the clinic setting and seeing nursery patients, for 6 years (2012-2018), at Broadlawns Medical Center
  • Hospital Physician for adults, for 6 years, at Broadlawns Medical Center

Education:
Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Philosophy and Biology, St. Olaf College

Certifications:
American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics
American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine

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