About the Author

Scott J. Banks, DC, IFMCP, CGP, PC, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Farleigh Dickinson University and a Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College, and is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner. As an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York, Dr. Banks teaches anatomy and physiology. He has been in clinical practice for more than 33 years with offices in Long Island, New York.

In 2013, Dr. Banks joined an elite group of Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioners, uniquely trained to identify and treat the root causes of illness, disease, and chronic disorders. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a systems-oriented, patient-centered methodology, Dr. Banks concentrates on the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. As a functional medicine practitioner, he spends time with his patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease.

Always striving to further his medicinal knowledge and offer additional health-oriented solutions for his patients, Dr. Banks is also a Certified Gluten Practitioner with the expertise to identify and treat gluten-related disorders, such as celiac disease and nonceliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS).

Recognized among thousands of wellness practitioners, Dr. Banks was awarded ...

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