College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) see patients, prescribe medications, perform surgeries, and deliver babies in hospitals, medical centers, and offices across the United States and overseas. Whether they are primary care providers or specialists, DOs use all the standard tools of modern medicine, but also have additional therapeutic modalities with which to care for their patients.

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The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific is staffed by an outstanding group of health care professionals and support staff. Our daily efforts create the end product of our service: Technically Competent, Culturally Sensitive, Professional and Compassionate Physicians.


Student Spotlight

Kian Behmanesh, OMS II Student DO of the Month

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Congratulations Kian Behmanesh , DO 2019!!! Here is what his classmates and peers had to say: “Kian goes out of his way to help others. He does a great job setting up health clinics for the WesternU community through OPSC. In addition, he took time out of his busy schedule to upload all of the condensed OMM videos he personally edited for our first practical, even though we had an exam coming up the week after. Kian is a kind and gentle-hearted individual who is always willing to help anybody. He is a great teacher and never asks for recognition. Thanks for your help Kian! You are an amazing colleague and a wonderful addition to the WesternU family.”

Faculty Spotlight


Picture of Dr. KandpalCongratulations to Dr. Raj Kandpal on attaining Full Professorship. Dr. Kandpal has been with COMP since August 2007 as a member of the department of Basic Medical Sciences.

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The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) supports Western University of Health Sciences in its mission to increase the availability of Physicians to serve the needs of the people living in the western region of the United States. More…


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The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), was established in 1977 as a direct and important response to a critical shortage of primary care physicians in the western United States. More…

Featured Story

WesternU COMP Dean Paula Crone named AOA Mentor of the Year

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The award honors DOs who help shape the future of the profession by sharing their knowledge, skills and their distinct philosophy…

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Alumni Spotlight

COMP alumnus George Wang, DO ’05

George Wang,DO – COMP ’05 returns to campus for The Alumni Round Table (ART)

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Eftikhar Akam was awarded second place during the poster presentation at the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC) Annual Spring Conference.


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COMP-Northwest is our additional campus located in Lebanon, OR.


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For information about how to support the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific,

please contact the Office of Annual Giving and Donor Relations: (909) 706-3476.