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Shawn B Otteman, DO

4.9 out of 5 ( 230 Ratings)

About

As an osteopathic physician, Dr. Otteman stresses a holistic approach to family medicine. He enjoys treating the whole person, often incorporating osteopathic manipulative techniques into patient care.

Dr. Otteman completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1984. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991. Dr. Otteman completed his family practice residency training at the University of Cincinnati. He served as Chief Resident during his second year.

Dr. Otteman joined Family Medical Associates of Lafayette in July of 2003. Previously, he practiced at People's Clinic, which provides high-quality health care for low-income Boulder residents.

Dr. Otteman is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice. He has been affiliated with Boulder Community since 1995.

In his spare time, Dr. Otteman enjoys hiking, skiing and spending time with his two children.

Affiliations Family Medical Associates of Lafayette
Education
  • Medical School
  • Chicago Coll of Osteopathic Med.
  • Residency
  • Providence Hospital

Reviews

  • 12/31/2021
    Rating: 5

    *Dr. Otteman is highly professional, yet caring. He even followed up w/a second prescription when my UTI turned out to be more severe -

  • 12/19/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr Otteman is always a good listener and a good explainer. His demeanor is considerate, caring, and calm.

  • 12/18/2021
    Rating: 2.5

    Only a few of my concerns were addressed. He excentuated the depression and hardly discussed other concerns. I left feeling frustrated.

  • 12/09/2021
    Rating: 5

    Long standing relationship with Dr. Otteman. Would not change a thing.

Reviews
  • 12/31/2021

    *Dr. Otteman is highly professional, yet caring. He even followed up w/a second prescription when my UTI turned out to be more severe -

  • 12/19/2021

    Dr Otteman is always a good listener and a good explainer. His demeanor is considerate, caring, and calm.

  • 12/18/2021

    Only a few of my concerns were addressed. He excentuated the depression and hardly discussed other concerns. I left feeling frustrated.

  • 12/09/2021

    Long standing relationship with Dr. Otteman. Would not change a thing.

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