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pictures/karenwilliamspic.jpg Karen Williams, FNP

Karen Williams, FNP, has lived and worked in Boone for the past 12 years. Karen joined Watauga Surgical Group in July 2012 after graduating from Western Carolina University with a Master's in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Outstanding Family Nurse Practitioner Student by the graduate faculty. She brings with her 10 years experience in surgical nursing, having worked in the Surgical department at Watauga Medical Center first as a staff nurse, and later as the Perioperative Educator. Her nursing experience also includes 5 years of critical care experience in the Medical ICU at Wake Forest Baptist as well as the Emergency department at Watauga Medical Center. 

Prior to entering the medical profession, she graduated from Appalachian State with a BA in both History and Anthropology. She worked for several years in social work and case management. She has traveled extensively in Mexico and Central America, and her Spanish speaking skills have proven very useful in the health care setting.

Originally from Davidson, NC, she now resides in Boone with her husband and daughter.  She and her family enjoy hiking, mountain biking and playing music together.

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