Iowa Specialty Hospital

Karn Johansen, PA-C

Karn Johansen, PA-C
Specialties & Services
Primary Clinic
Clarion Clinic
215 13th Avenue SW
Clarion, IA 50525

Practice Information

Joined Iowa Specialty Hospital

June 2011

Medical Interests

Has focused her practice on children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Autoimmune Encephalitis (PANS/PANDAS), ADHD and Neurodevelopmental concerns.  Since 2011, she has a blended traditional and functional medicine/biomedical practice.

Neuroimmune Foundation 2021 to 2022, PANDAS Physician Network (PPN) 2017 to present,
Mindd Foundation online Practitioner Training 2019-2020, and MAPS provider since 2011.


Education & Professional Certification


Safe and Sound Protocol Certification - 2022, Alpha-Stim Certification - 2022, Board Certified Primary Care by NCCPA since 1994


College of Medicine, Physician Associate Program - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center


Primary Pediatric Psychopharmacology Mini-Fellowship: March 2017 - January 2018;  Patient Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care; West Palm Beach, Florida

Professional Societies

AAPA American Academy of Physician Assistants, Iowa Physician Assistant Society, Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

Served on Governor Appointed Iowa Autism Counsel from 2008-2011

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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