Karen E. Preston, FNP-BC

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner
  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude

Karen Preston approaches the health and wellness of her patients through the encompassing lens of Functional Medicine – an evidence-based, systems biology medicine that takes into account deficiencies or disruptions that can lead to dysfunction and drive disease.

Karen’s background in family medicine with extensive training in Functional Medicine creates an opportunity for her patients to experience personalized medicine and get to the root cause of chronic disease where changes can be made to help restore health and well being. Ultimately, Karen seeks to empower her patients with the knowledge and know-how to achieve optimal wellness.

Karen’s work outside patient care has included teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, medical journal article publications, and lecturing on such topics as: the gut microbiome; farm and food as medicine; and detoxifying in a toxic world. Through her partnerships with patients, education efforts, writing and research, Karen seeks to not only restore wellness at the individual level but within the community at large.

Karen earned her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania, along with her BSN in Nursing from George Mason University, and BA in Sociology from Bryn Mawr College. For more than 14 years, Karen has enjoyed the immense rewards of working with individuals and families in the health and wellness field.

Karen is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, IFM Certified Medicine Practitioner, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN, University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude.