Karen Kelly, APRN was born and raised in Memphis, Tennesse, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007 through the University of Memphis, Loewenberg School of Nursing. She completed her internship as a registered nurse in the emergency department at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center; which has been recognized as being among the “Nation’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report; the hospital serves as the region’s primary level I pediatric trauma center.
Karen relocated to the Central Florida area to expand her nursing career in emergency services. In caring for patient’s patients of all ages and throughout their life span, giving her over 12 years’ experience in emergency medicine actively caring for patient’s in all stages of life.
In 2017, she completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program through South University graduating with a Master of Science in Nursing. Karen obtained her board certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
She began her journey as a Family Nurse Practitioner working primarily in Women’s Health at a private obstetrics and gynecology practice walking along side women in some of the most delicate phases of their life from pregnancy prevention, family planning, pregnancy, menopause, and other medical conditions unique to women’s health .
After two years, Karen transitioned into Family Practice where she enjoys focusing on the whole family and each of their individualized needs from primary care to urgent or acute illnesses. Her extremely versatile background has given her an overall appreciation of caring for the family as a whole, while working together to implement an integrative approach to facilitate disease prevention, chronic disease management with an emphasis on the healing power of natural and holistic measures.
In her spare time, Karen, enjoys serving the Lord, spending time with her husband and their three boys boating, fishing, going to the beach, and enjoying life to the fullest.
Goals: Optimize the health and well being for the whole family, using the power of natural and integrative medicine to prevent, manage, and treat chronic and acute medical conditions.