Kimberly J. Couri, DO, ABFP, FCMC
Kimberly Couri was born and raised in the Chicago area. She trained at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her internship at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, was followed by a Family Practice Residency at Bon Secours Hospital in Gross Pointe, Michigan.
Couri is board certified by the American Academy of Family Medicine. She is trained and certified in the practice of Natural Procreative(NaPro) Technology through the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. This training qualifies her to provide a comprehensive approach to women’s reproductive health issues.
She is completing her certification with the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals and is pursuing certification with the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).
In the last several years she has integrated NaPro Technology with Functional Medicine to offer a comprehensive health plan that restores reproductive and general health. This includes detailed hormone evaluation including thyroid, adrenal and ovarian hormones, working cooperatively with a woman's cycle. This also can involve weight management, the use of bioidentical hormones and nutritional interventions and assessment of GI issues to augment wellness.
Her past work experience includes urgent care, group family practice caring for obstetric patients, and educational instruction of Family Practice residents at Bon Secours Hospital in Michigan and at Saint Francis Hospital in Illinois.
Dr. Couri is actively involved in her church and community and the activities of her three daughters.
R. Louise Smyth, MD, CCFP, ABFP, FCMC
R. Louise Smyth was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She trained at the University of Calgary, School of Medicine and completed her Family Practice Residency at the Plains Health Centre in Regina, SK.
Smyth is board certified in family medicine with the College of Family Practice of Canada and the American Board of Family Medicine. She is trained and certified in the practice of Natural Procreative (NaPro) Technology through the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She is currently pursuing certification with the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).
Her past work experience includes nearly 26 years of emergency medicine in Northern Alberta, Canada and Waupaca and Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Smyth began her employment with Saint Michael's Hospital in 1999. She was instrumental in establishing the FertilityCare Center of Saint Michael's Hospital (now the center for NaPro Technology and Functional Medicine) in 1999. This Center offers a unique and natural approach to women's health, working cooperatively with the woman's cycle to restore reproductive health. It involves assessment and management of hormonal issues, GI issues and weight issues.
Smyth and her husband Bernie have five sons. They are active in their community and church, involved in hockey, Suzuki music, church choir, and outdoor activities. Dr. Smyth also serves on the Deanery Marriage Preparation team. She enjoys scrap booking and photography, sewing, gardening, and being with her family.
For referrals or appointments, call 715.341.2124.