About Dr. Centers

Licensed Homeopathic & Integrated Medicine Physician, Professor of Pediatrics & Osteopathic Medicine

Shawn K. Centers, MD(H), FACOP, BCIM, BCIP, is an Arizona licensed Homeopathic and Integrative Physician, the Director of Medical Education for AutismOne, and an internationally known expert and professor of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr Centers maintains a specialized consulting practice with an emphasis on rare, difficult to treat, developmental and neurological disorders including children with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, immune disorders (including Lyme Disease, PANDAS/PANS), learning disorders, attention deficit disorder, asthma, allergy, autism, traumatic brain injury, and rare diseases.  He has exceptional skill  in using Homeopathic & Integrative Medicine, Craniosacral Osteopathy, Energy Medicine, and Biomedical Approaches in finding health for patients. Dr. Centers is board certified in pediatrics, is a founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine, and was founding Chair of the Board of  Integrative Pediatrics. He is a former Chief Resident in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. Dr. Centers was the lead author of the pediatrics section of Foundations in Osteopathic Medicine the official text of the American Osteopathic Association used at over 300 medical schools worldwide. 

Dr. Centers has served as a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Touro University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University, The Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as other osteopathic colleges in the United States and abroad. Dr. Centers is Professor Of Pediatrics and Integrative Medicine for the Ontario Federation of Osteopathic Professionals and the  Toronto Academy of Osteopathy. Dr. Centers is a certified Master Herbalist, Emotion Code Practitioner, Master Trainer of Neurolinquistic Programming and Time Line Therapy, Defeat Autism Now Doctor, Expert in Essential Oil and Aromatic Medicine, Silva UltraMind Trainer, and was the  Founding President of the American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy. 

Although Dr. Centers sees patients of all backgrounds and conditions, Dr. Centers has received international and national recognition for his pioneering work with autistic and autistic spectrum disorder children. His use of cranial osteopathy combined with the use of biomedical approaches, therapeutic grade essential oils, homeopathy, diet and nutrition, energy medicine and the therapeutic use of sound and light  have greatly advanced the care of many children with autism. Dr. Centers has been recognized for his use of advanced energy medicine techniques including the development of Photobiomodulation ( The Lumi Light), advanced  sound therapy technology  representing the latest innovation in neuroscience and psychoacoustic technology. 

Dr. Centers is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (FACOP), the American Association of Integrative Medicine (FAAIM), the American College of Integrative Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy. In addition to his medical degree, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Georgetown College. He studied herbal medicine under John R. Christopher. He has extensively studied the techniques of John Grinder, Richard Bandler, and Thad Everet James. Centers utilizes the Time Line Therapy techniques developed by Tad James, PhD. Dr. Centers is also a Master Trainer of Neurolinquistic Programming and Time Therapy.

As a result of his innovative work in the field of pediatrics, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP)  selected Dr. Centers to be featured in  The Leading Physicians of the World. He has been honored as a “Top Pediatrician”  by the International Association of Pediatricians (IAP), is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Pediatrics Council, and Lifetime member of the American Council of Pediatrics Specialists. Dr. Centers is also certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Time Line Therapy and has been awarded a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Cranial Osteopathy.


Key Facts  about Dr. Centers:


  • * Chair, American Board of Integrative Pediatrics, American Association of Integrative Medicine 
  • * Director of Medical Education, AutismOne
  • * Pediatric Internship, St. BarnabasHospital/ NYU Cornell Medical Center, New York City
  • * Pediatric Resident &Pediatric Chief Resident, Children's Hospital of New Jersey
  • * Clinical & Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University
  • * Licensed Homeopathic & Integrative Physician
  • * Homeopathic & Integrative Physician
  • *  Board Certified Pediatrician
  • * Designated a "TopDoc" and "Top Pediatrician" by
  • * International Association of Pediatricians
  • * Master Trainer of Neurolinguistic Programming 
  • * Certified In The Emotion Code
  • * Master Herbalist
  • * Certified in Homeopathic Medicine

In addition to his training in conventional medicine, Dr. Centers is trained in homeopathy,  biomedical, nutritional and botanical medicine. Dr Centers is certified through the Arizona Board of Homeopathic & Integrated Medicine. Dr. Centers has exceptional skill and knowledge in applying homeopathic, osteopathic approaches, herbal medicine, and energy medicine treatments that address the whole child.  He develops a comprehensive health care plan to help each patient not just be free from dis-ease but to find health.


To find health should be the object of the doctor. Anyone can find disease.”

 Andrew Taylor Still M.D. --- founder of Osteopathy


  • Education
    • Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians
    • Fellow, American Board of Integrative Pediatricians
    • Pediatric Chief Resident, The Children's Hospital of New Jersey
    • Pediatric Residency, The Children's Hospital of New Jersey
    • Pediatric Internship, Saint Barnabas Hospital, NYU/ Cornell Medical Center
    • Undergraduate Clinical & Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Nova Southeastern University 
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, NovaSoutheastern University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Bachelor of Science, Georgetown College
Shawn K. Centers

Awards and Associations

American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy
American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine
American Osteopathic Association Logo
Dr. Centers is a certified instructor by the Chopra Center
Top Pediatrician - Leading Physicians of the World
Top Doctor
Time Line Therapy Association Logo
American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians

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