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Dr. Hanes Press Release

I am happy to announce that after two and a half years of hard work, I am now a certified Functional Medicine practitioner. I could not have done this without the love and support of my wife and family, my team, and YOU, all of my outstanding patients.


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Local Clinician Recognized as an IFM Certified Practitioner by The Institute for Functional Medicine’s Certification Program

Dr. Coby L. Hanes Joins Elite Group of IFM Certified Practitioners


6/1/2018 Federal Way, WA – The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine, is pleased to announce Dr. Coby L. Hanes as a member of the May 2018 graduating class of IFM Certified Practitioners.

As an IFM Certified Practitioner of The Institute for Functional Medicine’s Certification Program (IFMCP), Dr. Hanes is uniquely trained in the Functional Medicine model to identify and treat the root causes of chronic disease. In order to achieve the designation of IFM Certified Practitioner, Dr. Hanes has completed all six Advanced Practice Modules (APMs) in; Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Hormone/Endocrine, Immune/Autoimmune, Detoxification, and Energy/Mitochondrial health. He also completed Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) a five-day intensive training and passed stringent written and case study evaluations.

Dr. Coby L. Hanes joins an elite group of more than 800 practitioners worldwide who are certified through IFM’s Certification Program. He is one of only two certified physicians in Central Oregon.

Dr. Coby Hanes is a chiropractic physician specializing in the treatment of autoimmune disease and neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at University of Western States. Dr. Hanes is in private clinical practice in Prineville, Oregon. He is certified in Botanical Medicine through the University of Colorado, School of Pharmacy and has taught nutrition and herbal medicine classes for Central Oregon Community College. He also participated in “Pharmacy From the Rain Forest” an educational voyage, deep into the Amazon Rainforest of Peru, where he studied with native shaman and some of the world’s leading scholars in botanical medicine. Dr. Hanes has completed many post-doctoral programs, including “Mastering The Thyroid,” an intensive on “Mastering Brain Chemistry,” and is in ongoing education in the advancements of Functional Neurology, Functional Medicine and Cold Wave Laser Therapy.

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