Owen B. Pickus, D.O.
Dr. Pickus was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated cum laude from Brooklyn College with honors in Psychology in 1971. He completed his graduate studies at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic medicine and graduated in 1974. He completed his internship and residency at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia from 1974-1977 and completed a fellowship in internal medicine for hematology and oncology at Temple University in Philadelphia in 1979.
Dr. Pickus is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. He is a professor of Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a member in the departments of internal medicine at Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital and Southern Maine Medical Center. He received his J.D. in the summer of 2007.
Dr. Pickus began his medical practice in Portland, Maine in 1979. He was chairman of the committee to advise the Department of Human Services on HIV. He has been a leader in the treatment of HIV and Hepatitis in the state of Maine. He was the host of "Healthline" on WGAN radio and "Ask the Doctor" on WGME T.V. He was named Physician of the Decade in the 1980's by the Portland Press Herald and has been named Physician of the Year by Portland Press Herald polls several times. He is currently Secretary of the Board of Trustees at the University of New England.
Dr. Pickus lives with his wife and children in Biddeford.