Dennis Bechini, DO, MS

Dr. BechiniDr. Dennis Bechini has been practicing medicine in Yuba City since 1991, and is now part of the Adventist Health and Rideout Primary Care Clinic at Plumas St., (in partnership with UC Davis Health System).

Dr. Bechini earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Lebanon Valley College, a Masters degree in education from Shippensburg State College and an MS from the American University, where he also was a University Fellow and a teaching assistant. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1980, returning there in 1987 for a year as a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine.

Prior to moving to Yuba City, Dr. Bechini was a family medicine physician Phoenix and Tempe, AZ, and Harrisburg, PA; and a General Medicine Officer for the United States Public Health Service in Williamstown, PA.  He served his medical internship in Springfield PA at the community’s Tri-County Hospital.

Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice, Dr. Bechini also is a member of the National Biological Honor Society, the American Osteopathic Medical Society, the Osteopathic General Practitioner Society and the American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.  His other memberships include the American Institute of Biological Science, New York Histotechnical Society, the American Institute for the Advancement of Science and the American Underwater Diving club.