F. P. Wedel, DO

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to optimize your health which is done by creating and maintaining a balance between your mind, body and soul, all of which are intimately integrated and interdependent by:

  • Listening actively to understand your complaint
  • Diagnosing accurately that complaint cause
  • Prescribing effectively the easiest solution – medication or surgical intervention when necessary
  • Balancing structural asymmetries using Osteopathic manipulative techniques, or;
  • Providing on-site counseling or referral for such

I will partner with you on a personal level to individualize and achieve the health and wellness you and I both desire for you. We will walk together on the path towards wellness using a preventive approach rather than a reactive one to gain years of increased well-being. Your journey will include individualized attention and a relaxed office experience using state-of–the art diagnostic testing and methods.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
The City College of New York
New York, NY
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1974
Minor in Chemistry
Cum Laude
Medical School
The College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Des Moines, IA
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1978
Residency
Tucson General Hospital
Tucson, AZ
Rotating Internship 1978-1979

Licensure

Arizona

Professional Society Memberships

American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Osteopathy
American College of Osteopathic General Practitioners
American College of Utilization Review Physicians
American College of Physician Executives
Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association
Arizona Academy of Osteopathy
Arizona College of Osteopathic General Practitioners

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Civil Surgeon, U.S. Department of Justice 1987-present
Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation
- Counterstrain Instructor/Trainer 1995-present
- Lecturer in Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy 2003-present
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine 2006-present
Adjunct Associate Professor, El Rio Community Healthcare Campus, A. T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona 2009-present

Honors and Awards

Special Certificate in Anatomy, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA 1978
Special Certificate in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA 1978
Tucson General Hospital Northsider Alert Award 1978

Published Works and Presentations

Wedel, F. Partington and E. R. Berger, "Two Morphological and Size Classes of Microbodies in Rat Liver"; J. Cell Biology 59:360a 1973
Wedel, F. Partington and E. R. Berger, "On the Morphological Heterogeneity of Microbodies in the Rat Hepatocyte", J. Ultrastuct Res., 51:153-165 1975

Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
American College of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Dan

    Dr. Wedel has guided me toward a proactive and beneficial attitude about healthcare. From diagnosing and prescribing appropriate m...

  • Member: Edgar

    It has cost me more money but I would do it to stay with Dr. Wedel

  • Member: Marjorie

    Dr. Wedel's treatment and advice have allowed me to discontinue use of some prescriptions and use medicines more effectively. He, ...

  • Member: Dolores

    With Dr. Wedel,what you see is what you get. He gets to the problem pdq and you feel like a new person. He is awlways enthusatic w...