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Comprehensive care team of physicians and advanced practice nurses providing care to adults and children, two years and older. PHA providers are independent medical practitioners and are not employees or agents of Ingalls Memorial or the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Karen Whitehorn, MD, is a board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine. As an internist, Dr. Whitehorn can treat many illnesses and conditions, and is skilled at treating a patient with multiple illnesses at once. While she emphasizes disease prevention in her practice, Dr. Whitehorn can treat a wide range of diseases, including problems with the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems, eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs, along with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Dr. Whitehorn earned her medical degree from Southern Illinois University and completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.

She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

The physicians at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial are independent medical practitioners and are not employees or agents of Ingalls Memorial or the University of Chicago Medical Center ("UChicago Medicine").

Medical Education

  • Southern Illinois University

Internship

  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Residency

  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • Illinois Medical Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2005

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English