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UChicago Medicine Medical Group is comprised of UCM Care Network Medical Group, Inc. and Primary Healthcare Associates, S.C. UChicago Medicine Medical Group physicians are not employees or agents of The University of Chicago Medical Center, The University of Chicago or UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

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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. 

UChicago Medicine Medical Group is comprised of UCM Care Network Medical Group, Inc. and Primary Healthcare Associates, S.C. UChicago Medicine Medical Group physicians are not employees or agents of The University of Chicago Medical Center, The University of Chicago or UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Medical Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Internship

  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center Chicago

Residency

  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2005

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English