AOBNMM Board Certified: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
AOBFP Board Certified: Family Medicine
Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, NSU-KPCOM
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, LECOM
Medical Director, Flagler Institute for Rehabilitation, Inc.
William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. Bio
Dr. Bill Stager has BA (Philosophy)(1983) and MS (Anatomy)(1984) degrees from Rutgers University, an undergraduate OPP Fellowship and DO degree from NSUCOM in 1989, and MPH from ATSU in 2009. He completed a rotating internship at Humana South Broward Hospital in 1990. He has been in holistic private practice combining NMM/OMM, Family Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture in the Palm Beach area since 1990.
He is Board Certified in NMM/OMM and Family Medicine, and is a Fellow of the AAFP, AAO, and AAMA, and a Distinguished Fellow of the ACOFP. He has taught NMM/OMM and Family Medicine to hundreds of medical students, interns, residents and physicians all over the USA, Canada, Norway, and China and has published over 200 articles and papers in health and fitness magazines and several in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is section editor and contributing author of the 2014 2nd edition of the ACOFP textbook Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine.
He is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at NSUCOM and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at LECOM.
He is a Life Member of the AAO and Osteopathic Cranial Academy, and an active member of the AOA, FOMA, AAO, ACOFP, FSACOFP, and FAO, serving on various committees and boards, including: the AOA House of Delegates (2006-present), AAO Board of Governors (2019-2020), FOMA President (2015-2016), FOMA President-Elect (2014-1015), FOMA 1st Vice President (2013-2014), FOMA 2nd Vice President (2012-2013), FOMA Director-at-Large (2009-2013), FOMA District 9 President (2006-present), FSACOFP President (2008-2009), the two-term FAO President (2006-2008, 2008-2010), and NSUCOM Alumni Association Executive Committee President (2015-2016), and Trustee (2007-2015). His many awards include the 2008 NSUCOM Distinguished Alumni Award, 2007 FOMA Presidential Achievement Award, 2007 AOA Mentor of the Year Nominee Finalist Award, the 2010 FSACOFP Physician of the Year Award, the 2011 FAO Distinguished Service Award, the 2013 AOA Unsung Heroes Award, the 2013 AOA Guardians of the Profession Award, the 2015 NSUCOM Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, the 2015 NSUCOM Distinguished Alumni Award, the 2017 NSU Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, and the 2019 NSUKPCOM Service Award.