Stephanie Zeszutek, DO, FACOG, RPh

Assistant Clinical DeanClinical Associate ProfessorTouro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Montana
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Dr. Stephanie Zeszutek is our Assistant Clinical Dean. Previously, Dr. Zeszutek was on the Middletown campus as the Course Director for Physical Diagnosis, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine for the Department of Primary Care and as Clinical Faculty for the Physician Assistant program. She received an honors B.S. in Biochemistry from Stony Brook University, a pharmacy degree from St. John's University School of Pharmacy and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center and is board-certified in obstetrics-gynecology. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologist and has completed an osteopathic health policy fellowship and a senior leadership development program.  Dr. Zeszutek's clinical practice focused on preventative care to enhance health and wellness for women of all ages.

Dr. Zeszutek has served in numerous clinical, research, and educational roles as an advisor, clinical preceptor and principal investigator. She has several peer-reviewed and media publications. Dr. Zeszutek holds many leadership positions with local and state medical societies. She is the department chair in obstetrics and gynecology for the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Dr. Zeszutek has also served as chair of the faculty search committees as well as the facilities and community service committees. She is the recipient of a regional Women's Achievement Award and Touro Presidential Award for Service. Dr. Zeszutek is also the recipient of several national awards including Educator of the Year, Gold Humanism Honor Society, and most recently received the AACOM Innovation Award in Clinical Medical Education.


  • DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • RPh, St. John's University School of Pharmacy
  • BS, Biochemistry, Stony Brook University

Honors and Awards

  • Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators Innovation Award in Clinical Medical Education for Horses Teaching Medical Students Bedside Manners
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society


Research interests: women’s health (including pregnancy, miscarriage, and chronic pain) and best educational practices.


  • Ho, A. L., Hernandez, A., Robb, J. M., Zeszutek, S., Luong, S., Okada, E., & Kumar, K. (2022). Spontaneous Miscarriage Management Experience: A Systematic Review. Cureus, 14 (4).
  • Zeszutek, S., & Ray, S. D. (2021). Chapter 41 - Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy. Side Effects of Drugs Annual, 43, 503-512. Retrieved from
  • Zeszutek, S. (2021). Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy. Side Effects of Drugs Annual, 43, 503-512. Retrieved from
  • Giovanis, A., & Zeszutek, S. (2020). Somatic Dysfunctions of Hip and Pelvis Overlooked in a Case of Vulvodynia. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 120(11), 792–795.
  • Towheed, A., Shobaloju, A., McNulty, L., Tran, A., & Zeszutek, S. (2020, January 17). Role of healthcare providers in community immunization [Poster presentation]. Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents Meeting.
  • Zeszutek, S., Reinfeld, P., Chefitz, E., and Gershberg, E. (2019 May 1). Medicine & horsemanship: Medical student’s training in novel empathic approach to increase awareness of non-verbal cues and accuracy at reading patient facial expressions and body language. Poster presented at the Touro-Middletown College of Osteopathic Medicine Poster Symposium, Middletown, NY.
  • Zeszutek, S., Prashar,., Knowles, C. (2019 April). The patient-physician interaction from a medical student’s perspective. Poster presented at the Medical Society State of NY Poster Symposium, New York.
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Memberships and Affiliations

  • MMA
  • MOMA