Functional Medicine & Lifestyle Medicine 816-287-0078


We employ a personalized style of medicine that approaches chronic medical conditions with a focus on finding the core imbalances or underlying causes rather than just treat the symptoms.

Conditions Treated

The conditions treated are not limited to these, as the scope of functional medicine is broad, but these are some of the most common conditions seen and treated at Modern Health KC:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Leaky Gut
  • Autoimmune conditions

  • Adrenal Fatigue

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Pre-Diabetes

  • Diabetes

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Obesity

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Thyroid conditions

At Modern Health KC, you’ll play a key role in your health care fastest return back to health. In addition to working with a provider you will have access to supporting health coaches and our partnership with Motus Fit.

  • Complementary to and inclusive a variety of treatment modalities

  • Holistically oriented, focusing on mind, body and spirit

  • Focuses on optimal health – not just the absence of symptoms or disease

  • Requires patient to take an active role in health creation

  • Acknowledges multi-factorial nature of complex situation, requiring a multi-dimensional approach

  • A preference for natural, non-toxic therapies – harnessing the body’s innate ability to heal itself

How It Works

We provide episodes of care over the course of 3-9 months depending on the severity of your situation. Most of our patients experience significant improvements to their wellness within a few weeks of starting to work with our care team.


Free Discovery Consult

A short 20-minute discovery consult with Dr. Howerton


Intake Visit

In-depth 60-minute intake visit


Follow-Up Visits

Four 30- to 60-minute follow up visits over the course of 3-6 months, in addition to weekly check-ins via phone/video

Collaborative care approach between doctors, health coaches, and patient

Regular group education on topics around gut health, detox, weight loss, chronic conditions, and metabolic syndrome, diabetes and obesity

Wonder If Modern Health KC Is Right For You?

Maybe you have some questions you’d like to ask before you make a decision on becoming a patient. Dr Howerton is happy to answer any questions you have to see whether or not Modern Health KC is right for you.