Pediatrician & Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Stephen Cowan, MD, FAAP, CAc is a board certified pediatrician with 25 years of clinical experience working with children. He has a subspecialty in Developmental Pediatrics and is certified in Medical Acupuncture. This has led him to a deeper study of the classics and its applicability to his work with children. Dr. Cowan is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the AAP Committee on Children with Disabilities, a member of the Autism Research Institute and a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is a co-founder and advisory board member of the Holistic Pediatric Association. He is cofounder of Riverside Pediatrics, in Croton, New York, where he incorporates alternative therapies in the treatment of childhood disorders. He offers holistic consultations and treatment at his Mt Kisco office where he incorporates acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation and herbal medicine into his practice. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pediatric problems such as Attention Deficit Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Migraine, Tourette's syndrome, Asthma and Allergies.
He has lectured internationally on the holistic management of these problems. Understanding the child as an inter-related part of family and environment is the central focus of his practice. This approach respects the inseparability of mind, body and spirit and promotes a deeper understanding of what it means to be healthy.
Dr. Cowan is the author of "Fire Child Water Child".
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