Byron Perkins, DO Medical Director

     Dr. Perkins is a graduate of the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO, 1984. He interned at Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital in Tulsa, and completed a residency in Osteopathic Family Practice at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine, his current practice focuses on primary care, mental health, wellness, musculoskeletal injuries and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.

Dr. Perkins grew up in Japan, where his parents were missionaries. He moved to Alaska in 1974 after graduating from High School in Tokyo. His life long desire has been to facilitate and participate in Medical Missions. He began his medical practice at the Norton Sound Health Corporation in Nome, and practiced at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage before co-founding Cornerstone Clinic Medical and Counseling Center. Alaska Medical Missions has grown out of that endeavor.

His current affiliations include the Alaska Osteopathic Medical Association, the Alaska State Medical Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Fascial Distortion Model Association, and the American Osteopathic Association. He serves on the Board of Directors of Anchorage Project Access, the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation in Portland, OR, and Northwest University in Kirkland, WA. He maintains teaching appointments with several Osteopathic Colleges of Medicine, and precepts medical students in Osteopathic Principles and Practice at Cornerstone Clinic. He also serves as an Elder at Muldoon Community Assembly of God Church.

Dr Perkins is passionate about treating the whole person, mind, body and spirit. He is thankful for the opportunity to practice medicine, and the gift he has received in the osteopathic profession. In his words, “helping others is one of life’s greatest blessings, and most meaningful rewards”.

 

Office Location(s):


Cornerstone Clinic Medical Center

1825 Academy Dr.
Anchorage, Alaska   99507

My Phone: (907) 522-7090

Fax: (907) 522-7095

 

Primary Specialty:

Family Practice

 

 

Other Specialties:

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Sports Medicine

 

 

Undergraduate Education:

University of Alaska, Juneau-Douglas Community College
Juneau, AK  99803
September 1977 - December 1977

Southern California College
Costa Mesa, CA  92626
September 1974 - June 1975

Medical Education:

Doctor of Osteopathy : 1984
University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
2105 Independence Ave.
Kansas City, MO  64052
August 1980 - May 1984

Internships:

Osteopathic Rotating Internship : 1985
Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital
Tulsa, OK
July 1984 - June 1985

PreMed Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Biology : 1978
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA  93108
Sept 1975 - June 1978

 

 

Residency:

Family Practice Residency : 1986
Doctor's Hospital
Columbus, OH  
July 1985 - June 1986

 

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Languages other than English:

Japanese