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Dr. Michael Uphues, D.O.


**Co-Owner, YouthfulMD | Medical Director, YouthfulMD Functional Medicine Platform**


Dr. Michael Uphues is a distinguished osteopathic physician and a luminary in the field of Functional Medicine. With a medical degree from Midwestern University in 1995, he has seamlessly blended a rigorous academic foundation with an expansive clinical experience that spans across family practice, emergency medicine, and innovative health platforms.


Dr. Uphues completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also served as Chief Resident from 1997 to 1998. His commitment to medical excellence took him to diverse locales, including Barrow, Alaska, where he practiced full-spectrum Family Medicine, and later to Juneau Urgent Care and Fort Peck Service Unit, where he continued his practice in Family and Emergency Medicine. From 2004 to 2008, he held the pivotal role of Chief Medical Officer at Fort Peck Service Unit, demonstrating leadership and a deep commitment to patient care.


Since 2007, Dr. Uphues has been the owner and a practicing physician at Caduceus Medical Partners and Michael Uphues, PLLC, where he applies his extensive knowledge in managing complex medical cases. His proficiency extends to hospital settings as well, having served as a Hospitalist at Advanced Care Hospital Montana.


Dr. Uphues is a co-owner and active Medical Director at YouthfulMD, an innovative Functional Medicine platform. Here, he employs his expertise to guide the integration of traditional medicine with advanced functional and regenerative treatments, ensuring that cutting-edge care is accessible and effective.


His credentials are fortified by multiple certifications, including being a board-certified Family Medicine practitioner since 1997, a Certified Tribal Health Practitioner, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. Dr. Uphues is also fellowship-trained in Functional and Regenerative Medicine through prestigious institutions such as A4M and AMMG. He has further specialized in Cannabinoid Medicine, achieving board certification through the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine in 2017, and is a Certified Cannabis Clinician with the Society of Cannabis Clinicians since 2012.


In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Uphues is an active member of America's Frontline Doctors and the Frontline COVID Critical Care Alliance, roles he has held since 2021, which spotlight his dedication to addressing critical healthcare challenges, particularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Beyond his medical practice, Dr. Uphues is actively involved in medical missionary work with organizations like Heart to Heart International and DOCARE, underscoring his commitment to global health. His unique talents also include being a professional magician, which complements his dynamic approach to life and medicine.


Dr. Uphues's career is marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence, innovation, and a profound commitment to improving patient outcomes through holistic and integrative approaches in Functional Medicine. His leadership at YouthfulMD reflects his visionary approach to health and wellness, promising a brighter, healthier future for his patients and the broader medical community.

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