Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or D.O.s, are uniquely trained physicians because during medical school they are taught not only the basic sciences, they are also taught additional theory on holistic medicine, which is the recognition that the human body’s structure and function are intricately related. The Osteopathic philosophy treats patients as whole individuals, not just isolated diagnoses. All systems in the body, from head to toe, are involved in the progression of disease, presentation of diagnosis, and resolution and healing. Understanding these fascinating relationships and how they can be applied to medical care is one of the features that separate D.O.s from M.D.s.
It is around this unique philosophy and training that Dr. Almonte bases his practice of medicine. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, he is one of the few D.O. surgeons in the country who specializes in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. And presently, as a sub-specialist in Facial Cosmetic Surgery, he continues to apply the basic tenets of Osteopathic medicine with each new patient, treating each patient as a whole person, taking into account their emotional well-being, their work and family structure, as well as their physical and surgical diagnoses. This is what makes Dr. Almonte unique as a doctor. This is what makes him uniquely qualified to be your surgeon.
The complete list of Dr. Almonte’s training is available below:
Dr. Almonte is a member of the Greater Sacramento Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. He is licensed by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California.