Dr. Stephen O'Connell, DO

Dr. Stephen O'Connell, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Stephen O'Connell, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2004 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.Read his story

41 148th Ave SE Ste 1

Bellevue, WA 98007

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This content was provided by Dr. O'Connell "Dr. O'Connell grew up in a military family having lived throughout the country before settling in Washington State. He is a University of Washington alumni, where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology. After graduating from The University of Washington, Dr. O'Connell moved to southern California where he completed medical school at Western University of Health Sciences. His holistic and comprehensive approach to medicine inspired him to undertake both the (osteopathic -D.O.) and the (allopathic- M.D.) series of board exams. His postgraduate medical education included an Internal Medicine Internship year at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, three year residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and a year of fellowship training at the University of Washington. He is Board-Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. As a resident at the world renowned University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine he was actively involved in research, culminating in key authorships in two of the most prestigious journals in his field, Spine Journal and PM&R. He also won Best Resident Oral Scientific Paper Presentation at the state level, "The Rex Newton Award" and at the national level for "Outstanding Oral Scientific Presentation" at the Association for Academic Physiatrists Annual Conference. As a fellow at The University of Washington, he was first author on a book chapter in Pain Medicine & Interventional Pain Management: A Comprehensive Board Review, titled Local Anesthetics and Membrane-Stabilizing Drugs. With extensive research, clinical training, procedural volume, and experience at top-tier University Academic Programs and Hospitals, Dr. O'Connell brings with him an enthusiastic philosophy rooted in academic excellence and in real life experience. Dr. O'Connell has many interests in the broad field of medicine, all of which have been true to the mantra of the core PM&R specialty- improving quality of life". What is a PM&R doctor? Physiatrists are the essential medical experts in value -based evaluation, diagnosis, and management of neuromusculoskeletal and disabling conditions. Physiatrists are indispensable leaders in directing rehabilitation and recovery, and in preventing injury and disease. Physiatrists are vital in optimizing outcomes and function early and throughout the continuum of patient care. Dr.O'Connell's career began with a focus centered around diagnosis, management and treatment of acute and chronic injury and disease. Through intensive course work and study under Dr. Neal Rouzier & World Link Medical, Dr. O'Connell's core philosophy continues to evolve to include an emphasis on Preventative Medicine and Health, culminating in his earning an Advanced Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy Certificate of Training Completion. He continues to engage in continuing medical education grounded in evidenced based medicine so that The Serenity Rejuvenation Center Team is equipped to improve the quality of the lives of our patients utilizing a variety of tools in an attempt to help patient's feel better, look better, and function better through the art and science of medicine. Awards:Best Rehabilitation Research by PM&R Resident IRR Day 2009Outstanding Oral Scientific Paper Presentation, AAP-2009Rex Newton Award for Best Oral Scientific Paper Presentation, Pennsylvania Academy of PM&R Annual Meeting-2008Graduated with Honors- BA- Cum Laude- University of Washington Memberships/Professional Affiliations:ABMS PM&R Board Certified- DiplomateAmerican Society for Laser Medicine & SurgeryAmerican Academy of PM&R Allergan Certified InjectorWorldLink Medical Advanced BHRT CertifiedCynosure Certificates of Achievement-Multiple Laser DevicesInternational Association For Physicians In Aesthetic Medicine-Certified in Medical Weight Management Protocol Publications: bio"
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This content was provided by Dr. O'Connell "Improving Quality of Life Through The Art and Science of Medicine"

4  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

20  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Body Composition Measurement
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Keloid Treatment
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions
  • miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
  • PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Toenail Fungus Laser Treatment
  • Weight Loss Management

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  • University Of Washington, Seattle
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Worldlink Medical-The Academy Of Preventative &Innovative Medicine-Advanced Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy Certificate Of Training Completion
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen O'Connell, DO
Very impressed all the way around. Consultation with Dr. O'Connell very thorough he clearly understands lasers and hormones. Technician and front desk wonderful. For me with 6 sessions under am hair removal 95 percent reduction and its been years ago since last session.
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Jenny Yu in Issaquah, WA – Aug 26, 2018
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I have lived in New york, San Fran, Houston, and have never ending laser hair removal sessions. I have to say at Serenity Rejuvenation Center - the Dr. O'Connell consult and screening questions- brought up the issue of PCOS. I have been telling my various primary care doctors that my periods are...Read More
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Catherine Dubois- Boulet in Seattle, WA – Jul 15, 2018
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This is a review for Serenity Rejuvenation Center, Dr. O'Connell and laser tech Arim. It has been 3.5 years since I had 3 laser hair removal treatments. During that time ( I think I responded atypically well) but 90 percent reduction in my my underarms. I love there new software reminding me that...Read More
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Alison Andrews in Seattle, WA – Jul 04, 2018
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I received feedback questionnaire - and I'm glad that I did. My wife who through during her training was studying to become a naturopathic doctor has been getting botox for years and raves about Dr. O'Connell. I became a patient in 2014 - and have been more than happy with his mentoring of my wife...Read More
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Matt Brinloson in Renton, WA – Jul 04, 2018
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OLd man here - Dr. O'Connell did great job on my forehead and around eyes with Botox. Sherry the manager was stellat ~ Ill be back
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Philip Anderson in Othello , WA – Jul 02, 2018
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