Dr. Chris Turnpaugh



Meet The Speaker

Dr. Turnpaugh is a skilled practitioner whose primary focus is on finding and addressing the root cause of disease. He graduated from Life University and received his post-doctorate in functional neurology.  Dr. Turnpaugh has also completed both IFM and A4M post doctoral training.  His interest in functional medicine began with the intent on helping a current patient who was looking to address his whole health picture after an ALS diagnosis. Dr. Turnpaugh attended a seminar in 1995 given by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, the father of functional medicine, and that began his career in root cause medicine. His passion for functional medicine led him to open the Turnpaugh Health and Wellness Center in 1999. He enjoys the overall care team approach and loves sharing knowledge with the team, patients, and other providers. He has extensive experience in supporting patients who are dealing with the most difficult, chronic, autoimmune and neurological health conditions. He has a vast history of personal experience and consequently supporting Lyme disease, autoimmune conditions, thyroid disease, hormonal conditions and more. Dr. Turnpaugh teaches providers across the country about blood chemistry, thyroid conditions, brain disorders, and other functional medicine training.   

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