About Us

The Lab, LLC was founded in 2021 by a team of like-minded individuals wanting to make a difference in people’s lives. With the goal of improving access to optimization therapies for Wood River Valley residents, The LAB quickly found its home in the heart of Ketchum.

The LAB is a unique medical facility that offers a variety of services that are proven to improve the health and well-being of men and women. Our team strives to provide the most up-to-date and effective therapies for our patients. We also prioritize convenience by offering on-site laboratory testing and stocking a variety of pharmaceuticals and products in-house.


Kara Olsen, FNP-C, APRN, MSN

Kara Olsen is an accomplished nurse practitioner who is board-certified and a passionate health advocate, bridging the gap between conventional medical practices and integrative wellness. She has gained extensive expertise in various medical settings, including emergency departments, hospice care, family practice, and integrative medicine. With certifications in bioidentical hormone therapy and health optimization through Biote and the Academy of Preventive & Innovative Medicine, Kara also possesses the tools and knowledge to offer personalized healthcare solutions in hormone optimization to positively impact aging and disease prevention.

Born and raised in Idaho, Kara earned her bachelor's degrees in biology and nursing from Idaho State University before pursuing a nurse practitioner degree from the University of Cincinnati. Her educational background provides the foundation for a comprehensive approach to patient care by seamlessly integrating specialized knowledge with clinical expertise to address a wide range of health issues.

Beyond her professional commitments, Kara leads an active and vibrant lifestyle that perfectly aligns with her health philosophy. As a lifelong skier and avid outdoor enthusiast, she values spending time in nature, whether it's hitting the slopes, embarking on mountain biking expeditions, or enjoying lake activities with her family. Her personal passions serve as inspiration for her professional goal of empowering patients to lead active, fulfilling lives at any age.\\

At our clinic, Kara empowers patients to take control of their health by offering an individualized approach that goes beyond the traditional healthcare model. Her holistic approach helps patients maintain vitality, energy, and overall well-being as they age while providing a comprehensive strategy for patient care that effectively addresses a diverse range of health concerns.


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