ACOFP-NV in the News

Dr. Michael Karagiozis, medical director for Nathan Adelson Hospice, right, talks wants to stop end-of-life suffering.(Bill Hughes/Las Vegas ...

What's a DO?

There are two types of full-scope physicians in the United States. One is a DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine). The other is an MD (Medical ...

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WELCOME TO ACOFP-NEVADA

The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - Nevada Chapter represents practicing osteopathic family physicians, osteopathic family medicine residents and osteopathic medical students interested in the specialty of osteopathic family medicine in the Silver State.  Osteopathic Family Physicians have the distinctive degree of DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine). They specialize in holistic and comprehensive primary care. They are specially trained to use their hands to diagnose and treat the entire patient, giving particular attention to the musculoskeletal system. Sometimes they may employ Osteopathic Manipulative Treatments (OMT) to correct somatic dysfunctions to help alleviate pain and expedite the the body's healing process.

Physician Profiles


Please tell us about yourself, your background, where you’re from. I was born in the Philippines, and my family moved to Phoenix, AZ when I was in high school. I graduated high school in Arizona and went to Arizona State University. My degree was in Psychology. I moved here for medical school ...
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Dr. Kevin Hua completed his undergraduate osteopathic medical training at Touro University California in 2002. He then went to a combined Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine residency at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and is dual board certified by the AOBFP and AOBEM. Afterwards, he moved to ...
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Where did you grow up? I lived in Southern California, since 8th grade, and graduated from UC Irvine. I then stayed at UCI for an additional year doing research at UCI’s Neuropsychiatric Center, attended Des Moines University for medical school, trained in Michigan through the Michigan State ...
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Dr. Robert Kessler is an active, dedicated member of ACOFP NV and is completing his term as chapter Vice President. He has been a staple in the family medicine community in Nevada for 36 years. In addition to his continued practice at the Touro University Nevada Health Center, Dr. Kessler ...
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