Dr. Karyn Shanks, MD

Expertise: Functional Medicine

Education: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Dr. Karyn Shanks is a physician who lives and practices in Iowa City. Her work is inspired by the revolutionary science of Functional Medicine, body-mind principles, and wisdom gleaned from the transformational journeys of thousands of clients over her 25-year career.


She has written two books - Heal: A Nine-Stage Roadmap to Recover Energy, Reverse Chronic Illness, and Claim the Potential of a Vibrant New You, and The Wisdom of Covid-19: How to Rejuvenate, Reclaim Hope, and Heal in the New Post-Pandemic World.