Dr. Carri Drzyzga is known internationally as ‘The Functional Medicine Doc’. She is committed to helping patients find the root cause of their health problems and fix the cause with natural treatments so they can feel normal again.
Her last name is pronounced ‘Driz’-ga’ (it’s Polish), but everyone calls her Dr. Carri.
She has been in private practice since 1996, and is founder of Functional Medicine Ontario in Ottawa, Ontario.
Dr. Carri holds two doctoral degrees—Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally, she has training in Functional Medicine and The Kalish Method, and is a Certified Gluten Practitioner. Always an avid learner, Dr. Carri has obtained a level of expertise in her profession that no other doctor in Canada has achieved to date.
Dr. Carri speaks and gives interviews on such topics as natural treatments for fatigue, chronic pain, hypothyroidism, and digestive health. She has been a featured guest expert on multiple podcasts and a featured speaker at The Eastern Ontario Chiropractic Society.
Dr. Carri has been married for eighteen years to her husband Benoȋt, who is also a chiropractor. They have two rescued Basset hounds, Bailey and Sammi, who couldn’t be chiropractors because of their lack of opposable thumbs and propensity for slobbering on patients. Carri and Ben like to travel, hike, and just spend time together.
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