Shabnam Das Kar, MD, FMNM

Shabnam Das Kar, MD, FMNM

Dr. Kar is a consultant in Functional and Metabolic Medicine. She works as Director Medical Education, Better Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada. Her medical practice is in India. She is the co-founder of Metabolic Dietary Solutions Program.

Dr. Kar is a guest faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health, USA

She worked as an OBGY in Mumbai, India for more than 20 years before her transition to Functional Medicine.

Dr. Kar brings a unique perspective to Functional Medicine because of her experience in living and working in Canada and India. In her words,

I have the unique experience of living and working in two countries. This gives me the ability to personalize your treatment to your situation. Living and working in Canada makes me familiar with the best of treatment available in my field, while having the knowledge to tailor it to what is available in India.”


MD in OBGY from Gauhati Medical College .India

Fellowship in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), USA. She transitioned into practicing Functional Medicine since completing the Fellowship.

Additional Education:

  • Advanced Endocrinology Certification from Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI), USA.
  • Special training from Metabolic Medicine Institute on Functional Medicine approach to Autoimmune Diseases.
  • Brain Health Coaching Certification from Amen Clinics, USA.

Dr. Kar’s focus of interest are Autoimmune Conditions and Metabolic Dysfunction.

She is an international speaker, having spoken for A4M in Indonesia, UAE and Thailand. She is an invited speaker at Malaysia, India and Canada.

Some of her topics as a speaker were:

  • Autoimmunity
  • Time Restricted Eating and Intermittent Fasting.
  • Women and Hormones
  • Brain Fitness
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Developmental Origin of Health and Disease
  • PCOS
  • Chronic Inflammation in Psychiatry
  • Functional Medicine Approach to Psychiatry
  • Gut, the Second Brain
  • Women and CVD