Stephanie AK Ellwood, DO

Stephanie AK Ellwood, DO
Stephanie AK Ellwood, DO

Associate Program Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Family Medicine - Crosstown Parkway, 269.585.0200
Family Medicine Obstetrics - FHC, 269.349.2641


Stephanie Ellwood, DO, is a board-certified family physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate degree in Genomics and Molecular Genetics from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. She continued her education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2015. After medical school, she traveled across the country to Yakima, Washington, to complete her family medicine residency at Central Washington Family Medicine Residency. The following year, she stayed with the program as clinical faculty. Her clinical, teaching, and research interests include osteopathic manual medicine, point-of-care ultrasound, maternal health, medical education, and behavioral medicine integration.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)
  • Education and Training

    • Residency 2018, Family Medicine, Central Washington University
    • DO 2015, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University
    • BS 2011, Genomic and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University
  • Research

    • Manipulation, Osteopathic
    • Improvement of the Physical Exam with the Use of Bedside Ultrasound
  • Presentations

    • Debt and Personal Financial Well-being of Family Medicine Residents: A CERA Study. Ellwood S, Weathers J, DeMello J, Graves L, Antoun J, Soares N, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022