Dr. Karen Elina Bowen DO
Family Practitioner | Obesity Medicine1617 Highway 66 South Suite 101 Kernersville NC, 27284
Dr. Karen Bowen is a family practitioner practicing in Kernersville, NC. Dr. Bowen specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Bowen possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 2003
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
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- RSV Symptoms
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