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Essex Junction, VT 05452-3394
Dr. Karen Abernathy is an internal medicine physician at the University ofVermont Medical Center and assistant professor at the Larner College ofMedicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. She specializes in obesity and weightloss counseling, preventative medicine,women's health, ADD/ADHD,diabetes, hypertension and depression.
Dr. Abernathy chose medicine as a career because she wanted to make apositive impact on the world and help people. The most rewarding part ofher career is getting to know her patients and developing long-lastingrelationships.
Dr. Abernathy practices medicine by fostering relationships with herpatients and discussing the treatment options to determine what works bestfor them and their lifestyle. Her goal is to have an in-depth conversationabout what the problem is, what the treatment options may be, and what shewould recommend based on this information. That way she and her patientscan come up with a treatment plan that the patient feels comfortable withand understands.
Learn more aboutprimary care internal medicineat the UVM Medical Center.
- Member Board
- American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine