With a highly trained staff and advanced technology and equipment, doctors and healthcare practitioners are able to make each patient the top priority of every day. With one of the area’s lowest patient to nurse ratios, acute care experienced nurses assure patients receive personalized quality care, the hospital’s mission and goal.
Karen has over 30 years of Surgical Nursing experience the last 12 have been in leadership.
She was an integral part of the Open Heart Team at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, KY. under the direction of Dr. Raymond Will. The program was written up in the Wall Street Journal for its success in 1992 and is still going strong today. Karen was an SA (Surgical Assist) on that team, circulating, scrubbing and harvesting the saphenous vein.
Arriving in Dallas in 2003, Karen served as OR Supervisor and since 2005 has been associated with physician owned facilities. Karen has served as OR Supervisor for Pine Creek Medical Center, Nurse Administrator for Plano Surgery Center, Chief Clinical Officer & Director of Surgical Services for Dallas Medical Center all PSG facilities and Chief Clinical Officer at Victory Medical Center in Plano. Karen has strong clinical and management knowledge. Karen is a graduate of Sinclair Community College of Nursing in 1983, Bachelors in Marketing and Accounting from the University of Cincinnati in 1992 and a Masters in Healthcare Administration and Finance in 2012 from Capella University graduating with highest honors. She is a Certified Operating Room Nurse and active member of AORN.