Karen Orozco, FNP, is a Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner caring for patients
of all ages at Marshall Family & Internal Medicine in Placerville.
Karen earned her nursing degree at Chabot College, her Bachelor’s
Degree at Scripps College, and went on to pursue her Master’s Degree
as a nurse practitioner from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland. She considers
earning her graduate degree while raising a large family her biggest professional
Prior to joining Marshall, Karen served many years as a hospital acute
care nurse, a wound care nurse practitioner and general family practitioner
in clinic settings in Southern California. Several years ago, she cared
for newly-returning and established veterans at the Veteran’s Administration
outpatient clinic in Escondido.
Karen helps patients achieve optimal health by combining holistic and traditional
medicines. She fondly remembers mentoring nurse practitioner students
during college, and she continues this mentoring approach today.
When she’s not working, Karen enjoys hiking, riding horses, playing
bluegrass fiddle and spending time with her family, including several
children and grandchildren.