Author: Keelyn Wu, DO
Keelyn Wu, D.O. began his study of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. Dr. Wu completed his internship at Eastmoreland Hospital in Portland Oregon in 1996 and went on to complete his residency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York in 1998. He has been practicing Osteopathy in the Portland, Maine area since 1998. He is board certified in Neuromuscular Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and has consulting privileges at Mercy Hospital. Dr. Wu has always had a special interested in nutrition, digestion and the immune system. His interests led him to further training in Functional Medicine which addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. He is an active member of both the IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine) and ILADS (Institute for Lyme Disease and Associated Diseases) and continues to participate in educational opportunities from these and other similar organizations that are oriented towards searching for the root cause of illness and treating the whole person.
In addition to his full-time practice, he is involved in teaching osteopathic skills, principles, and philosophy to both medical students and physicians. He is also one of several local osteopathic physicians who volunteer at the Portland Osteopathic Children’s Clinic. He and his wife live in Freeport and have two children.
with Dr. Keelyn Wu Autism is a condition that affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills, and the majority of the time it appears in the first 2 1/2 years. It is not so much a behavioral disorder as it is a biological disorder. The rate of those diagnosed with autism has...