TARA CALMES, DNP, CNP, ANP-BC, CFMP, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner with a doctorate in nursing practice. She has extensive experience in cognitive decline, neurology, pain management, biotoxin illness, gut health, autoimmunity, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, headaches/migraines, Alzheimer's Disease, and chronic illness treatment.
TARA CALMES, DNP, CNP, ANP-BC, CFMP, is a Board-Certified Doctor of Nurse Practice with a passion for helping patients identify and treat the cause of symptoms and disease. She has over 16 years clinic experience with most of that time dedicated to treating patients with multiple chronic and complicated conditions. She has extensive experience in neurology, physical medicine, pain management, and chronic illness treatment. She has a special interest in headaches, memory problems, head injuries, Lyme treatment, gut issues, skin problems, chronic pain, mood issues, seizures and preventive care. She has additional training in Functional Medicine, Bredesen protocol, Frequency Specific Microcurrent, Ozone Therapy, Intravenous Therapy and Lyme Treatment. She is approved by the MN Department of Health to certify for medical cannabis.
She has a special interest in providing group appointments in an effort to bring patients together to support each other and provide a cost effective alternative to accessing quality Functional Medicine care. She has spent her career thinking outside of the box and searching for ways to help patients achieve long-lasting health and symptom improvement. She looks at the whole person and develops an individual plan that includes addressing the underlying cause of the condition(s). She finds joy in helping patients return to a functioning state or get to the best version of themselves.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and small children, outdoor activities and exploring Minnesota.
||Associate Degree- Nursing from Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI, Bachelor of Science-Nursing from Viterbo University, Madison, WI Graduate degrees- Master of Science-Nurse Practitioner program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
||American Nurses Credentialing Center Adult Nurse Practitioner, Frequency-Specific Microcurrent, Lyme Training, Bredesen Protocol, Ozone Training, Intravenous Therapy Training