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During the pandemic, Shark was launched as an entirely virtual practice, working with top software engineers, app developers, 20 different product companies, and remote devices to provide the most innovative care in the State.

We are excited to announce that Shark is expanding to offer in-person consultations alongside our trusted telemedicine services. Our patients will now get to experience the best of both worlds.

Are you seeking compassionate and personalized mental health care? Look no further! Shark is a local, family-owned practice dedicated to prioritizing your mental well-being.

Our iconic Shark logo represents our commitment to providing a warm, inviting atmosphere. Trust in us, not a faceless corporation. Schedule your appointment today!

1930 Innovation Way
Suite 247
Libertyville, IL 60048

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Meet Brianne!

CEO/Founder Brianne Brown, MSN, APRN-FPA, FNP-BC

Brianne has worked in the medical field for over 20 years and is Board Certified in Family Medicine as a Full Practice Act Nurse Practitioner in Illinois. Brianne previously worked in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She later led billion-dollar Research and Development Clinical Trials for multiple Pharmaceutical Companies. Brianne's career as a Nurse Practitioner has included working in a Correctional Facility providing care for the incarcerated and the Department of Public Health, caring for the uninsured and underinsured. In the last seven years, she's advanced her training in Addiction Medicine, Serious Mental Illness, Hepatitis C, Pain Management, and Opioid Use Disorders in Older Adults to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based care to her patients in her private practice. The American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association chose Brianne's practice to promote measurement-based care, improve how patients are cared for in the future, and be a part of research in addiction medicine. As you've probably guessed, her passion is working in Research, Mental Health, and Addiction Medicine.

"With my diverse background, I bring a wealth of expertise to helping patients who battle mental illness," said Brianne Brown, APRN-FPA FNP-BC.